The Witness Has a New Trailer

There’s a new trailer for The Witness, a first-person exploration puzzle game set on a mysterious island. The video shows a part of the island’s coast, along with some interesting locations and buildings.


The other part of the blog post is dedicated to interesting stuff, like the possibility of a retail release of the game.
We’ve had some people asking us whether there will be a physical retail release of The Witness. It’s seeming likely, as we have been in talks with a couple of parties for a while about that possibility. *However*, it looks like if there is a retail release, it won’t happen until a little bit after the digital release. The reason is just that we need all the time we can get up until the release date in order to get all the finishing touches into the game; but because of the lead-time involved in physical manufacturing and distribution, we would have to freeze the game right about now in order to have it on store shelves for the release date. *Or* we could delay the digital release date in order to wait for the physical. But I don’t see a good reason to do either of those things. I would rather just focus our energy on making the game as good as we can make it, and a retail version can lag behind by a little bit.
The Witness will be released on Playstation 4 on January 26th. The PC version is also set to launch in January, but the exact date is still unknown.

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