The Witcher 3 will utilize Witcher 2 save files

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As we saw in its official E3 trailer the other day, The Witcher 3 is lookin' beautiful, thick with the same sort of tension-filled romance as meeting a former lover again. But will that former lover remember you now that you're older, wiser, and have played a thousand other games since you left it behind? That's what CD Projekt RED is aiming for, with the news that your <a href="http://www.pcgamer.com/tag/the-witcher-2/"Witcher 2 save file will carry over into The Witcher 3.

"[It] will definitely impact your playthrough in The Witcher 3," says executive producer John Mamais, speaking to Videogamer.

The extent of this impact hasn't been revealed, but we can imagine that it'll cover minor plot and characters details as the Mass Effect series' save files did. If The Witcher 3 will be your first foray into the monster-hunting trilogy, or if you're crossing over from console territory, however, know that the developers at CD Projekt RED are trying to figure out how to accommodate you too. "We might try to create some kind of game state even if you haven’t played," says Mamais.

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