Today’s episode is sponsored by Seven Spots Who would expect that one of the most important franchises of the gaming industry in 2015, would be a “small” studio in Warsaw, Poland. I am Sakis Karpas, you are watching Unboxholics and this The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Collector’s Edition, one of the most popular titles in the last months. For the record, the new action-RPG of CD Project RED, will be available in a few days and the gamers are anxiously waiting to roam the Northern Kingdoms with Geralt of Rivia. This collector’s edition is the biggest one yet for a title of the series, and it remains to be seen if it will surpass the great collector’s edition of the second game. First of all, as you can see, it’s pretty big. Seven Spots sent to our studio the richer Xbox One edition.
So let’s move on to the Unboxing. The collector’s edition is contained in a big box with a cardboard slipcase, revealing the Witcher logo when it is removed. The first surprise is the hundreds signatures of the creators, when you open it. The collector’s edition is divided in two major parts.
The upper part contains all the game stuff and the lower part contains the impressive figure of Geralt. Going back, we see a box of hard cardboard that opens in a special and impressive way. The joy of the unboxer just begins as the first object is a huge artbook of more than 180 pages. It consists of hardcovers on the outside and on the inside we see a lot of concept art, information and images of the game. As I move forward I find the textile map of Northern Realms.
For the record, the world of Wild Hunt is 30 times bigger than the worlds of the previous games of the series. Moving on and I find the retail package of the game, which is inside a cardboard slipcase. Inside there is the blu-ray, a soundtrack CD, a paper map, stickers with the Witcher’s logo, a game manual, a note from CD Projekt RED and The Witcher Compendium, a mini guide for the world of the series, plus a passcode for bonus material on The Witcher Battle Arena. Underneath the retail package, there is an empty steelbook, picturing the two main characters, while on the inside there is a beautiful pattern. Next, I find the metallic medallion that Geralt has around his neck. The medallion is exceptionally detailed, it's heavy, it has a chain, while the small but beautiful case it is in, makes it seem more prestigious. There are two decks of cards from the board game. Ι don’t have a clue about it, so the nice art on them is enough for me.
And now is the time for the heavy artillery of the collector’s edition and that is none other than the impressive 25cm figure of Geralt battling a Griffin, a battle that gamers will have in the first few hours of the game. The figure is made of plastic and in specifically polystone, it is painted by human hand and as you can see it’s pretty detailed. I will let the images speak for themselves. Unfortunately the collector’s edition is almost extinct, but you can find the simple version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt at the physical or digital shelves of Seven Spots. You can find some links in the description. The price of the collector’s edition ranges from €130 to €150 and in my opinion it’s one of the best and richer collector’s editions I had my hands on for a long time. Allow me to offer a reminder for Saturday, May 23rd, as Unboxholics, Seven Spots and Namco Bandai will celebrate the launch of The Witcher 3 in a big event at the newest Seven Spots shop at the center of Kozani, Greece. Besides the presentation of the game, you will have the chance to win many prizes, such as a PS4 console, Wild Hunt copies for PC, Xbox One, PS4, collector’s editions and many more.
That’s all, I ‘ll catch you up on Unboxholics.com!.