It was arguably one of gaming's worst kept secrets, but during Microsoft'sit was made official: Gwent is now a standalone game.
Originating as a card game in The Witcher 3 video game, it was a fan favourite element. Developer CD Projekt Red said the team was inundated with requests for standalone version of Gwent.
Well, they've delivered. Gwent will have redesigned look but feature the same complex gameplay. A beta test is starting soon and a September launch is planned for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC with full cross-platform play.
CD Projekt Red later expanded a little, confirming that there would be a single-player story mode, as well as both friendly and ranked matches.
Check out Gamespot for some in-depth Gwent impressions.
reading•Gwent card game gets standalone spin-off from The Witcher 3
Aug 15•Fallout 76: Everything we know about Bethesda's shared world shooter
Aug 13•Red Dead Redemption 2: Trailers, release date, gameplay, bonus content and more
Aug 10•Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Everything we know after the new Nintendo Direct
Aug 3•Marvel's Spider-Man on PS4: What you need to know about Spidey's new game