The Witcher: Enhanced Edition is Free for a Short Time

Witcher: Enhanced Edition is Free
The Witcher: Enhanced Edition first came out in October 2007

If you’ve never played the original Witcher game, we have some exciting news for you. The Witcher: Enhanced Edition is free, at least for the next day and some change. Ars Technica and GOG are working together to give it away as a promotion. In order to redeem your free copy, simply go to the Ars Technica page here. Then, follow the instructions and head over to GOG to redeem the code. Do note this is valid for both Windows and Mac users. However, it’s not available on Linux.

While the gameplay and visuals have certainly aged, it’s still a great story. Since it’s being given away for free, there’s definitely no harm in grabbing a copy just to try it out. That said, be sure to act quick, this offer is only valid for a little over a day. If you’d like to know more about the game, check out the official description below:


Become The Witcher, Geralt of Rivia, a legendary monster slayer caught in a web of intrigue woven by forces vying for control of the world. Make difficult decisions and live with the consequences in an game that will immerse you in an extraordinary tale like no other. Representing the pinnacle of storytelling in role-playing games, The Witcher shatters the line between good and evil in a world where moral ambiguity reigns. The Witcher emphasizes story and character development in a vibrant world while incorporating tactically-deep real-time combat like no game before it.