The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt isn't the only big news to come out of CD Projekt Red's Summer Conference. The studio also announced that it's now accepting applications for a closed multiplayer beta test of The Witcher Adventure Game.
The Witcher 3 Adventure Game isn't actually an "adventure" in the conventional videogame sense, but rather a board game, which CD Projekt announced earlier this year. Except now it's on your PC. So it's a board game videogame... adventure game. Anyway, the closed beta is scheduled to start soon, and while The Witcher Adventure Game will offer a single-player mode, the beta will be strictly multiplayer. Signups are being taken now at the newly-announced GOG Galaxy (opens in new tab) – read more about that here if you haven't already – and through that, it will support cross-platform play between GOG and Steam.
Rather surprisingly in this day and age, it will not be a free-to-play game but will carry a conventional price tag instead, although what that price will be hasn't yet been revealed. However, anyone who preorders The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt through GOG (opens in new tab) will be given two keys granting access to the beta. The Witcher Adventure Game is slated to launch later this year for the PC and Mac.