At the time of this writing, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will release and developer CD Projekt Red has released the official patch notes for the game’s day-one update, which includes a number of “overall performance improvements.”

Besides the framerate performance enhancements, the update will also change a few quests around, improve the AI, and UI optimizations, and reduce instances of texture pop-in. If you own the Xbox One edition, the game will be updated to dynamically scale from 900p to 1080p.

You can check out the full patch notes below, courtesy of

The Witcher 3 launches on May 19 for Xbox One, PS4, and PC. It will unlock for those who digitally pre-ordered the game at 4 PM PDT / 7 PM EDT on May 18.

Major changes:

  • Support for DLCs
  • Multiple stability issues fixed
  • Overall performance improvements

Quests and game:

  • Variety of cosmetic quest improvements
  • Journal objective fixes
  • Quest mapping fixes
  • Dialogue flag fixes
  • Quest balancing issues
  • Scene triggering improvements

Gameplay systems:

  • Boat behavior
  • AI improvements
  • NPC spawn strategy improvements
  • Combat balancing
  • UI optimizations

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