Widescreen Games, one of CD Projekt Red’s partners in the console release of The Witcher, has just issued a press release announcing the ‘freezing’ of the game’s production. Widescreen manager Olivier Masclef has cited financial difficulties between the companies attached to Rise of the White Wolf.
From the press release:
‘”The development of the game The Witcher: Rise of the White Wolf was suspended for the duration of the resolution of financial problems between the various partners of the project. We regret this event particularly in regards to the fans who awaited this title impatiently. I hope that we will find a solution in good understanding with our recent and historical partners on this ambitious project,” explained Olivier Masclef, manager of the company Widescreen Games.’
A multi-platform sequel to The Witcher is reportedly still in production.