A Witcher 3 mod lets players sub out stock Geralt of Rivia and Yennefer of Vengerberg for models more closely resembling actors Henry Cavill and Anya Chalotra.
Cavill and Chalotra portray the characters in Netflix’s recently-released Witcher series. While the series opts to strike closer to author Andrzej Sapkowski’s books than CD Projekt Red has with their games, Geralt and Yennefer don’t look extremely different between the two adaptations. The mod, available here on Nexus Mods, further closes the gap between the versions of the characters.
The mod got its last update this week on the 22nd. While the mod doesn’t sub out voice actor Doug Cockle’s performance for Cavill’s gravelly impersonation, it does include “body hair textures and face scars from the show,” as well as the Netflix adaptation’s distinctive source material-accurate yellow eyes for Geralt and purple eyes for Yen. It also includes some new and interesting underclothes for Geralt.
Netflix’s The Witcher was announced in May 2017 and released just last week. Reviews have been generally positive, and Netflix announced a second season almost a month before the first had even released.
In other Witcher news, it was announced just a couple of days ago that CD Projekt Red and Sapkowski have come to friendlier terms over the series and there may even be possible future collaborations between the two parties.
While no upcoming Witcher-related games have been announced, CD Projekt Red have previously stated they are finished with Geralt’s story, though they certainly have not ruled out further games in the setting.
Sapkowski was notably unhappy with the terms of the agreement he and CD Projekt Red had negotiated over the rights to the series, at one point demanding further compensation above what was contractually agreed upon. CD Projekt Red seems to have complied with the request, kindling a new relationship with the author.