Only 10 Days Left to claim free backup of The Witcher and The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings on; Witcher 2 price drops fo

WARSAW, Poland (20 June 2012) -- All PC gamers who already own The Witcher and The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings only have 10 days remaining to claim free digital back-up copy from if they do not have their activation key. Further, CD Projekt RED has dropped the price of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings in all territories that pay in USD, and the permanent new SRP for these areas is $39.99 USD

Over the last few months, development studio CD Projekt RED has further demonstrated their love for customers by giving away more than 3 million free backup copies of The Witcher and the sequel The Witcher 2 : Assassins of Kings. Anyone who has purchased either game from anywhere in the world is able to go to and claim a completely DRM-free backup copy of the game, with tons of extra content like wallpapers, videos, artbooks, and more. Providing everyone who ever bought the game anywhere with the definitive digital edition of their award-winning RPGs was a big move for CD Projekt RED, and they’re reminding gamers that if they don’t have their product key and need to go through a manual verification process to claim their free copy of either game, they only have 10 days left. Any requests for manual verification of ownership of The Witcher or The Witcher 2 for PC download after 11:59 PM GMT on 30 June 2012 will be out of luck. Don’t wait any longer and redeem your free back-up copy and gain access to The Witcher games from anywhere in the world, anytime, and--of course--completely DRM-free.

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings has also dropped the SRP for the PC version in all countries that pay in US dollars, and the price in the United States and throughout much of the rest of the world is now $39.99 USD; in the EU, UK, and Australia and New Zealand, the price remains the same, but has updated their Fair Price Package so that gamers receive a fair value for their money no matter where they live.

About CD Projekt RED Studio

Developers of the award-winning besetting Witcher franchise of video games, this Polish development studio has sold millions of copies of their game on PC, Mac, and Xbox 360. After 6 years of developing fantasy games set in Andrzej Sapkowski's Witcher universe, they have announced that they will be creating a new franchise of games based on the "Cyberpunk" futuristic RPG system in collaboration with Mike Pondsmith, the original designer of the pen-and-paper universe in which the upcoming game is set. CD Projekt RED is part of the CD Projekt RED S.A. group of companies traded on the Warsaw Stock Exchange under symbol CDR.


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