The Witcher 3 and DLC Owners Receive GotY Edition For Free on GOG

So you already own The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Hearts of Stone, and Blood and Wine, but find yourself wishing that you owned the Game of the Year Edition? Well, you might find that you already do, as GOG has announced that all owners of the original game and its DLC will receive the Game of the Year Edition for free through the service. A sweet deal, though it sounds like it might take a day or two for copies to be dished out to everyone:

You’ve asked and we listened: starting today, courtesy of CD Projekt RED, everyone who owns The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and both its expansions on will automatically get The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Game of the Year Edition added to their library. So, no need to keep casting Axii on us – the upgrade is here! And don’t worry, the GOTY Edition will not replace the others but will be added as a separate product (this process might take up to a couple of days – please be patient) .

Why are we doing this? Because we can (and because we are always thinking of ways to make your life a bit easier)! For those of you who use GOG Galaxy, your experience will be as simple as it was – you can install The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt with expansions and owned DLC with a single click and update it automatically. And if you don’t use GOG Galaxy yet, you will now have a choice between downloading the game and its expansions separately or as a single comprehensive package directly from the website.

If you’ve played the base game and are looking for a chance to expand on your The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt experience, then we have some awesome news for you as well! For the next 72 hours, you can head here to take advantage of our special offer: -35% on the expansion packs you’re missing to complete your GOTY package. Hearts of Stone and Blood and Wine offer new epic adventures with additional locations to visit, characters to meet, and hard choices to tackle. And of course, the moment you purchase your missing expansion(s), the GOTY Edition will materialize in your library along with them!

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt along with Hearts of Stone and Blood and Wine have already amassed more than 800 awards and have gained their rightful place among the most celebrated games of all time. Now it’s time to give them a place in your library, in the form of the The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Game of the Year Edition!

Note: Currently, there is no time limit to the free upgrade and it’s available to all users. You will be notified by email when the GOTY Edition gets added to your account, but for those already eligible this process may take up to a couple of days so please be patient.

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