The Witcher 4 devs reveal why they chose Unreal Engine 5

CD Projekt Red delighted many last month by revealing that The Witcher 4 is in development (even if it’s not technically called that). Kicking off a new saga, the next Witcher game will focus on a different Witcher school, but what surprised many was the choice of tech powering it.

The Witcher 4 isn’t using the studio’s proprietary REDengine that powered Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3. Instead, CD Project Red confirmed it will be using Unreal Engine 5, and now we know why.

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