The Witcher follows the story of Geralt, a man who becomes a "witcher" a travelling monster hunter for hire gifted with unnatural powers. Taking place in a medieval world, the game implements detailed visuals. The natural light during various phases of the day is realistically altered, and the day and night transitions serve to enrich the game's ambience. The weather can dynamically change from a light drizzle to a dark, stormy downpour accompanied by thunder and lightning.
Computer role-playing game for the PC developed by CD Projekt RED STUDIO (Poland). Based on the book series of the same name by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski, the game uses BioWare's proprietary Aurora Engine, with custom modifications. It was released in Europe on October 26 and was released in the US on October 30, 2007.