CD Projekt Purple at present introduced Crimson Curse, the primary enlargement for Gwent: The Witcher Card Game. It launches March 28. Gwent had its official launch final October on PC, with PlayStation 4 and Xbox One variations following in December. Gwent began a facet recreation contained in the 2015 hit function-taking part in recreation The Witcher three: Wild Hunt. This standalone model is free-to-play.
Newzoo estimates that the digital card game market will be worth $2 billion by 2020. Blizzard’s Hearthstone is the class chief. Hearthstone, nonetheless, shouldn’t be out there on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One, which supplies Gwent entry to an viewers that Hearthstone doesn’t attain.
Gwent has gamers utilizing playing cards to regulate a multi-rowed board. Whereas Hearthstone follows the Magic: The Gathering mannequin by having playing cards price sources to play, Gwent has no mana-like system. You merely play one card a flip. Gwent additionally stands out with its deal with a big story-primarily based mode, which supplies followers of the lore-heavy RPG collection an opportunity for extra Witcher narrative. Crimson Curse will add 100 playing cards to Gwent. The set takes its inspiration from the Dettlaff van der Eretein character, a vampire from The Witcher three’s Blood and Wine enlargement.