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The Witcher 3 Redux is now available for download, brings numerous gameplay improvements

Aleks Vuckovic has released an interesting new mod for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. As its description reads, The Witcher 3 Redux is an overhaul mod that makes enough major changes to be considered more than just gameplay enhancements. Its main purpose is to make the gameplay feel more realistic and lore friendly where preparation is key to success.

The Witcher 3 Redux also attempts to stretch out the leveling elements across both expansions. Moreover, it overhauls the skill system. As such, players will not be wasting skill points after level 30.

Below you can find some of the main changes that this mod brings to the table:

Combat: Adrenaline is a much more important factor in this tree and can now lead to some very powerful abilities. To balance, it is significantly harder to generate and much easier to lose. A character who invests no points in this tree will find it difficult to generate 3 Adrenaline Points.

Signs: The scaling of sign damage and effects with sign intensity has been modified and some skills have been re-worked/overhauled in light of this. Without investing points into this tree, you will likely find signs to be less useful than in vanilla. Conversely, investing points into this tree will give you very powerful signs.

Alchemy: Toxicity has been re-worked significantly to be more in line with the Witcher 2. You can no longer get really high levels of toxicity and just chug potions. You have to tactically and carefully decide which potion to take and when. Considering this, potions on the whole are a lot more powerful and useful. Decoctions are less situational and have more impact.

It’s also worth noting that there are a number of changes to monsters and human enemies, including changes to stats and abilities. Moreover, a new “progressive” sign damage scaling system is present. The Witcher 3 Redux also adds a new “fatigue” system and a new “damage over time” resistance system.

Not only that, but followers can now inflict more damage. Furthermore, players can no longer use consumables (food/drink) during combat. Oh, and Geralt can also parry arrows from the start.

Last but not least, this mod is exclusively for normal “New Game”. As such, it will not work with New Game Plus.

Overall, this is a mod that a lot of players will appreciate. Thus, you can download it from here.

Have fun!