The withdrawal of support was revealed today, after the company said in October that it would focus all its efforts on creating games for both PC and consoles.
The Witcher: Monster Slayer is characterized as a location-based augmented reality game that allows players to encounter creatures from Geralt of Rivia’s universe.
The game will no longer be available on Google Play and the App Store as of January 31, 2023, and players will no longer have access to the game as of June 30 of next year.Everything indicates that the Spokko mobile game studio, which is part of CD Projekt, joins the larger group to collaborate on other projects.
CD Projekt Red has already revealed a number of projects for the rest of the year, among them we can mention the sequel to Cyberpunk 2077, new projects for The Witcher, a spin off from the Geralt de Rivia universe, and a new original IP.
The plans around The Witcher
At the moment, the game Gwent: The Witcher Card Game continues to have content, the game was launched in 2018, but its content will end in 2023, although it will not close permanently, it will simply lose its updates.
It is eyeing to release 72 more Gwent cards in three expansions in April, July and September 2023.
Upcoming monthly patches will include reworks and balance changes plus they will continue into the next year before the game shifts to a new focus. All this planned for 2024.
The Witcher is one of the most important IPs in the industry, therefore it continues to generate a lot of revenue worldwide.