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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

CD PROJEKT RED, creators of The Witcher series of games, invite gamers and esports enthusiasts to watch the May 2018 GWENT Open!

The tournament, set to take place May 19th-20th, will see GWENT’s top Pro Ladder players compete for their share of the $25,000 prize pool and Crown Points, which serve as ranking points of the Witcher Card Game’s official esports series. Finalists will also claim spots in the next GWENT Challenger.

Meet the participants and casters of the May GWENT Open.

Quarterfinals will be held on Saturday, with semifinals and final following the next day. Live coverage from the tournament will be available on the official GWENT Masters website, with regular updates also published by the GWENT Masters Twitter.

Viewers watching the tournament will be able to earn in-game rewards for GWENT. These include Card Kegs and the winner’s favorite card, among other. Details on Twitch Drops are available at playgwent.com/twitch-drops.

GWENT Open is part of GWENT Masters — the official esports series of GWENT: The Witcher Card Game. For the complete overview of GWENT Masters, including the ruleset, tournament dates, and format, visit masters.playgwent.com.

About GWENT: The Witcher Card Game

In GWENT: The Witcher Card Game, gamers clash with their friends in fast-paced duels that combine bluffing, on-the-fly decision making and careful deck construction. The game is played over a best-of-three series of rounds, as players unleash their hand by slinging spells and diverse units with special abilities and use clever tricks to deceive their opponents.

About CD PROJEKT RED

CD PROJEKT RED is a game development studio founded in 2002. It develops and publishes video games for personal computers and video game consoles. The studio’s flagship franchise, games from The Witcher series, has sold over 33 million copies worldwide. Its newest release – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – debuted in 2015 for the PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and has since received over 800 awards and accolades, including 250 Game of the Year awards. Together with GOG.COM, a game store offering hand-picked titles for PC and Mac, CD PROJEKT RED is part of the CD PROJEKT Capital Group. CD PROJEKT S.A. is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange (ISIN: PLOPTTC00011).

For more information contact

Radek Adam Grabowski – [email protected]