PC Gamer UK April issue: The Witcher 3

Look out monsters, Geralt's on the way! He might be a little later than originally planned, but, when he does arrive, he'll be carrying dual-swords, decisive decision making, and the massive, sprawling open world of CD Projekt's most ambitious RPG. To celebrate his eventual appearance, we tasked Sam with bringing us the heads of the game's development team. Instead, he came back with an exhaustive series of interviews. If you think about it, that's even better.

That's not all. Alongside the many features, reviews and previews sandwiched inside, we're also giving away a bundle of exclusive items for Planetside 2 . Not only will you get the fearsome NS-44 Commissioner pistol and a 1-day experience booster, but also our personal PC Gamer decal. The issue, which is in shops now, can be ordered through My Favourite Magazines . Digitally, you'll find it on the App Store , Google Play , and Zinio , and you can subscribe to get issues delivered directly to your door. Read on for a look at the subs cover, and a round-up of the features in issue 264.

This month we...

  • Find out how, with The Witcher 3, CD Projekt plan to make an RPG with 36 endings
  • Don a fake beard and infiltrate the murky political world of Tropico 5
  • Go to Infinity and beyond with Obsidian's Pillars of Eternity
  • Preview Wolfenstein: The New Order, The Elder Scrolls Online, Bound by Flame, Sniper Elite 3, Wargame: Red Dragon, Elite: Dangerous, Blood Bowl 2, World of Speed, Kingdom Come: Deliverance, Hearts of Iron 4, Warlock 2, Loading Human and Chaos Reborn
  • Turn Review-Bot 3000 toward Thief, Castlevania: LoS2, Octodad, The Wolf Among Us: Episode 2, Humans Must Answer, Paper Sorcerer, Hearthstone, Strike Vector, The Novelist, Jazzpunk, The Castle Doctrine, Saturday Morning RPG, Blackguards, The Lego Movie Videogame, LocoCycle and Resident Evil 4: Ultra HD
  • Judge the alpha builds of Rust, Next Car Game, Pixel Piracy, Divinity: Original Sin, 7 Days to Die and Secrets of Raetikon
  • Supertest the market-leading CPUs
  • Become a true detective in The Shivah
  • Catch up with the recent changes to Dota 2
  • Return to a life of crime with Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven
  • Round up the month's best free games and mods

All that and more besides.

Phil Savage

Phil has been writing for PC Gamer for nearly a decade, starting out as a freelance writer covering everything from free games to MMOs. He eventually joined full-time as a news writer, before moving to the magazine to review immersive sims, RPGs and Hitman games. Now he leads PC Gamer's UK team, but still sometimes finds the time to write about his ongoing obsessions with Destiny 2, GTA Online and Apex Legends. When he's not levelling up battle passes, he's checking out the latest tactics game or dipping back into Guild Wars 2. He's largely responsible for the whole Tub Geralt thing, but still isn't sorry.