This Witcher 3 mod restores drowners to their E3 2014 fashion


Taking The Witcher 3 and tweaking elements of it to get it nearer to the model of the RPG recreation proven at E3 2014 – the 12 months earlier than its launch – is one thing followers have had enjoyable with for some time. Now, a modder has determined to focus on the sport’s swampy zones (and its scaly inhabitants) to revive the sport’s retro – properly, pre-launch – look.

Should you keep in mind the gameplay proven on the ground at the 2014 videogame present, you’ll recall the swamp space and its peskiest beasties, drowners, had a little bit of a unique fashion in comparison with the variations that shipped with the ultimate recreation (don’t fear, we’ve included it beneath should you want one other look). The drowners specifically appeared to have had a darker, extra muted color to their scaly skins, making them mix extra simply with the – equally darker – backdrop of the early demo’s misty swamps. The remaining ones in The Witcher 3 seem to have extra brightly colored skins than the demo’s, with stronger tones of pink and blue, and completely different textures general.

Modder WT3WD’s new ‘E3 Drowners’ Witcher 3 mod makes use of “high-quality 3D fashions” to convey the critters nearer to the E3 2014 gameplay variations, and the impact is noticeably completely different.

The modder can be engaged on restoring the swamp again to its older look, as they clarify alongside a clip showcasing the adjustments in motion (beneath), with a unique tone to its sky and environment. This hasn’t been launched as a mod as but, although, because it’s nonetheless a work-in-progress. Check out the E3-style drowners and swamp beneath:

And right here’s that authentic E3 gameplay to jog your reminiscence in regards to the old-style drowners:

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Should you’re eager to seize the pre-release fashion drowners to your recreation, you’ll find the mod at Nexus Mods right here. We’ve additionally acquired a rundown of the finest fantasy video games on PC should you’re trying to take the battle to some extra legendary monsters.

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