CD Projekt Red Announces Gwent Beta Transition Plan

Published: February 3, 2017 10:00 AM /



Gwent: The Witcher Card Game has been in Closed Beta since last year, and fans who got their codes have been enjoying testing out the mini-game turned competitive collectible card game in its early stages. Many players have asked how much of the Closed Beta they'll be able to take with them as the game transitions into Open Beta, and eventually a full release. CD Projekt Red finally announced their transition plans for Gwent on their forum, as well as hinting that the date for Open Beta may be fast approaching.

In order to make things fair for players who join during the Open Beta, CDPR reiterated that they would be resetting player information and collections in their entirety. This includes levels and ranks, but also cards, scraps, and ore. However, CDPR has promised to return the amount of Card Kegs players purchased with real money, and some other bonuses on top of it. In addition to reimbursing purchased Kegs, players will also get Kegs based on their level, their competitive rank, and all end-season rewards and CDPR gifts for participating in the Closed Beta will transfer over.

Gwent Beta Transition Infograph

End-season rewards for the Closed Beta competitive season have not been announced, and likely will not be until after the upcoming patch next week, which will implement several new features and the anticipated Nilfgaard faction deck. CDPR also hasn't revealed the exact date for release or for Open Beta. Most likely the date will be announced after the new Nilfgaard faction and other card changes have been thoroughly vetted by the Closed Beta audience.

Players who want in on the Closed Beta of Gwent for PC and Xbox One before it opens to the public can still apply, and codes are still being sent out by CDPR. Anyone can sign up for the Closed Beta through their website. Meanwhile, those already participating are eagerly awaiting the February 6th patch and more information on the single-player campaigns which were promised when the game was announced at E3 2016.

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