The Witcher 2 dated for Xbox 360; new details

As promised earlier in the week, developer CD Projekt has tagged the upcoming Xbox 360 version of its praised fantasy RPG, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, with a solid release date.

Announced on a conference call the company held today, the game — hailed by the developer as “an adaption” and not a simple port of a PC game, and fully titled The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings: Enhanced Edition — will release on April 17th.

The game also comes with new control and camera systems, improved character panel, new locations and two new major adventures, important characters, 33 minutes worth of new movies etc. The game will ship on two discs, and an extra soundtrack disc.

In addition, there will be a Dark Edition, which includes everything the standard edition does, plus a making of DVD, decals, metal Witcher’s head medallion, and an art book. It will retail for $80.

PC users will be getting the Enhanced Edition as well, also on April 17th.

A new trailer for will be released shortly, so keep an eye out for that. For now, head to the gallery here for some new screenshots from the console version.

Update: The trailer is available on Gametrailers.com here.

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