First GWENT Expansion Announced!

CD Projekt Red, creators of The Witcher series of games, has announced the first expansion for GWENT: The Witcher Card Game entitled Crimson Curse. Along with the announcement, CD Projekt Red also unleashed the above expansion teaser trailer.

The story behind the expansion goes like this… Dettlaff van der Eretein, the mighty higher than thou vampire gamers first met in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine, is summoning his kin. As the Moon over the Witcher world turns red, new breeds of monsters awake, new villains emerge, and new heroes rise to answer the call.

The expansion will introduce over 100 new cards, including 31 neutral cards and 14 faction cards for each faction. No matter which faction you play, you will have plenty of options either to improve existing meta decks or experiment with completely new archetypes from Crimson Curse.

The expansion also adds more ways to play as no one is safe from the Crimson Curse. All factions have to adapt to this new deadly threat, the Dryads of Brokilon, the Cintrian mages, Toussaint knights, Svalblod cultists and vampires are all joining the fight!

Here’s a peek at one of the 5 new cards revealed, the Windhalm of Attre card:

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Fortify your allies with Shield to block the first instance of damage allowing key characters to shine like never before.

Crimson Curse is coming to GWENT for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 28th, 2019. For more information, visit the expansion’s official website to see the other four new cards revealed, as well as follow the news on playgwent.com.

About GWENT: The Witcher Card Game

In GWENT: The Witcher Card Game, gamers clash with their friends in fast-paced duels that combine bluffing, on-the-fly decision making and careful deck construction. The game is played over a best-of-three series of rounds, as players unleash their hand by slinging spells and diverse units with special abilities, and use clever tricks to deceive their opponents.

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Scott is a comic book, music and gaming nerd since the late 70s. Gaming all began on the Colecovision and Atari 2600. He buys and reads new comics every Wednesday from his LCBS and helps run an online Heavy Metal radio station.

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