Up Close with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Collector’s Edition StatueMay 22, 2015
As role-player gamers finally enter the fray in CD Projekt REDs long-awaited third installment of The Witcher series, so too are the franchises most ardent devotees finally getting their hands on the highly anticipated, . A premium bundle of truly epic proportions, the massive set includes a lavish assortment of exclusive extras. Along with CD Projekt REDs magnum opus, the stylish collectible box comes packed with a metal disc case, soundtrack CD, The Witcher Universe: Compendium manual, stickers, (cloth and paper) maps of the game’s world, Gwent playing cards, replica Witcher medallion, and a lush, full-color 198-page art book. Yet, nestled beneath the other items in the enormous 16.75-inch by 12.5-inch box is the brimming bundle’s true centerpiece; the masterfully hewn, hand-painted polystone statue.
Designed and manufactured by uDock, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Collector’s Edition statue depicts the games intrepid lead, Geralt, in the throes of the hunt facing off against a griffin. While the 10.5-inch statue is meticulously sculpted and finished with remarkable complexity (particularly in the Witchers getup and the feathered hide of his beastly foe), the sparse detail of Geralts portrait doesnt quite match what is an otherwise profusely intricate piece. Regardless of any minor imperfections, fans of CD Projekt REDs lauded fantasy universe are apt to find The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Collectors Edition statue must-have loot.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Collectors Edition released officially on May 19th for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC at the manufacturers suggested retail price of $149.99 USD.