The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is reportedly launching on Epic Games Store soon, and it might be free as well.

After GTA V went free on Epic Games Store yesterday, it immediately took the world by storm. In addition to a licensed copy of the famous Rockstar Games' creation, the gift also included $10,00,000 in-game cash. So many players swarm in to claim their game that Epic Games' server, as well as its other services, was down for hours. However, the raid may not end there. According to a now-deleted video, rumors quickly spread the Internet that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will be next on the free game list.

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Geralt of Rivia is coming to Epic Games Store?

Epic Games Store is the direct competitor of Valve's Steam in the field of digital retailing. The store from the creator of Fortnite has built its reputation by offering free games for PC users - a tradition that will continue through the year 2020. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt appeared then quickly vanished from the store's listings but left behind its thumbnail. This triggers curiosity and may confirm the rumors are valid.

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A post on Twitter triggered The Witcher fans' attention

The version is thought to be the Game of the Year Edition, including the Hearts of Stone and Blood & Wine DLCs released after the original game.

While this suggests that the Witcher 3 is coming to Epic Games Store eventually, it doesn't confirm for sure that it'll be on the freebies lineup. The digital retailer, though, had been known to give free copies of games after they went online in the recent past. The game would be free for grasp for a limited amount of time - but that's still not enough to call it a tradition.

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt won "Game of The Year" in 2015

With GTA V just being revealed shortly, we're likely to get more information about whether The Witcher 3 would be delivered for free or not. EGS often announces the next free games as soon as they're ready to launch.

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Epic Games Store may be planning something never done before

CD Projekt RED is working on the final touches of Cyberpunk 2077, the anticipated blockbuster scheduled for this September. Giving free copies of their other hits can be a great way to approach a new audience. The Witcher 3's sale has been stable on Steam, but getting a free version may bring back even more PC gamers who may have skipped it before. CD Projekt Red - the Polish game developer, also has an independent store,, where they have never give away The Witcher 3 for free.