CD Projekt Discuss Update To Gwent: The Witcher Card Game

By Andy Mills, 18 days ago
As is expected for a game currently in beta, Gwent: The Witcher Card Game receives fairly regular updates. On a recent livestream, a couple of the team at CD Projekt discussed the latest update to the game, known as the "Agile" update.

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Just a heads up, while the video is over forty minutes long, you can skip to about 9:40 and not miss anything. Well, nothing besides an admittedly nice-looking waiting screen.


For those who can't or don't want to watch half an hour of video, the full list of changes are as follows:

New features
  • Mahakam Ale Festival Event has started!
  • It is now possible to change which card is displayed in the Player Profile!
  • Several more units are now Agile (can be played on any row).
  • Completing single player challenges will now grant experience points. Players who had completed them before the patch will receive the experience retroactively.
Neutral/General
  • Merigold's Hailstorm will now only Damage Bronze and Silver Units.
  • Clear Skies will now also Boost any Damaged Ally under Weather by 1.
  • School of the Wolf: Eskel Power changed from 5 to 6.
Monsters
  • Harpy's Counter will now only react to non-Spying Allied Beasts.
  • Dagon Power changed from 6 to 5.
  • Wild Hunt Navigator has gained the following Category tags: Mage
  • Griffin Power changed from 8 to 9.
  • Wild Hunt Hound Power changed from 3 to 4.
  • Wild Hunt Rider Power changed from 8 to 9.
Skellige
  • Restore will now Resurrect a Bronze or Silver Unit from your Graveyard and set its Base Power to 10.
  • Blueboy Lugos Power changed from 7 to 8.
  • War Longship Power changed from 6 to 7.
  • Clan Brokvar Archer Power changed from 7 to 8.
  • Clan an Craite Warrior Power changed from 10 to 11.
  • Clan Brokvar Hunter Power changed from 5 to 6.
  • Clan Tuirseach Axeman Power changed from 4 to 5.
Northern Realms
  • Battering Ram will now Damage an Enemy by 2 instead of 3. Also, if it was Destroyed, it will Damage another Enemy by 3 instead of 2.
  • Blue Stripes Commando will now be played from Deck only when a different Temerian Ally with the same Power is be played.
  • Shani will now add 2 Armor instead of 5 to the Resurrected Unit.
  • Prince Stennis will now gain 3 Armor instead of 5.
  • Nenneke will now only be able to shuffle Units from your Graveyard into your Deck.
  • Foltest Power changed from 4 to 5.
  • Dijkstra Power changed from 3 to 4.
  • Dun Banner Heavy Cavalry Power changed from 8 to 7.
  • Reaver Hunter Power changed from 4 to 5.
Scoia'tael
  • Francesca has gained the following Category tags: Mage
  • Mahakam Marauder Power changed from 8 to 7.
Nilfgaard
  • Morvran Voorhis Power changed from 6 to 7.
  • Emhyr var Emreis Power changed from 6 to 7.
  • Tibor Eggebracht Power changed from 8 to 10.
  • Alba Armored Cavalry Power changed from 3 to 4.
Game Fixes
  • Fixed issue whereby some users would be shown old Patch Notes instead of most recent ones.
  • Starter Pack screen now contains information about Legendary card being Premium and that you can choose 1 from random selection of 3.
  • Starter Pack now contains confirmation popup for selection of Legendary card.
  • Fixed issue whereby it was possible to select Starter Pack Legendary card by pressing right mouse button on PC, R2 on PS4 and RT on X1.
  • Fixed issue whereby game would freeze when opponent Resurrected or Consumed card in Graveyard while it was being previewed by player.
  • Fixed issue whereby pressing Space button in Chat window during match would cause player to start to pass.
  • Fixed an issue whereby using arrow keys in Chat during match also switched between cards.
  • Fixed an issue whereby Skellige card back was not visible in Deck Builder and in Kegs on Low and Medium Graphics Quality.
  • Fixed issue whereby VFX of Geralt: Igni card were wrongly displayed when Power of cards on Row totaled 20 - 24.
  • Description of Dandelion (Witcher 2) and Triss (Alternative Outfit) avatars updated to state they were Season 1 rewards.
  • Fixed issue causing visual glitches involving candles in Hand view of some Premium cards.
  • Fixed issue whereby card descriptions of several cards did not fit properly in Deck Builder and Collection side previews in some languages.
The "Agile" update to Gwent: The Witcher Card Game is available now.
Andy Mills
Written by Andy Mills
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