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"The Witcher 3" Senior Game Designer Calls It Quits To CD Projeckt Red

Update Date: Nov 11, 2016 07:40 AM EST
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Senior gameplay developer Damien Monnier announced that he is leaving CD Projeckt Red for good on Monday.

"Goodbye @CDPROJEKTRED - Thank you for all the great memories. Time for #NewAdventures," Damien tweeted on November 7. He responded clueless of why he called it quits to Eurogamer who asked on the reason behind the decision. "It has been an exciting project and a cool company- we'll see!" said Damien.

"The Witcher 3"- "Gwent"

"Gwent" was first started as mini card game "The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt". However, "The Witcher 3" gamers, developed so much liking towards "Gwent" they wanted a standalone game on "Gwent".

The community created an impact on the game developers to make it an individual game. The beta version of the game has been successfully tested and the company is now developing for PC and XBOX one.

The lead game designer of CD Projeckt Red's "Gwent" leaving the company has certainly raised a lot of questions on the status of the game.

CD Projeckt Red's Response to the seperation

However, the company stated that the game is still on capable hands even after Damien's departure. According to them "Damien was a part of the duo that designed the card game from Wild Hunt and he did play an important role in making standalone Gwent happen."

After Damien Monnier left the design team that also was behind "The Witcher 3," the company's global communication manager, Michal Platkow-Gilewski expressed that they parted ways in good terms. He also explained that both parties agreed on his departure amicably agreed and also that he will surely be missed in the studio.

Looks like Gamers can still look forward to their "Gwent" keeping the rumors on CD Projeckt Red aside.

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