Today, Netflix and CD Projekt Red released the show schedule for their upcoming global virtual fan event WitcherCon, the first-ever multi-format event dedicated to The Witcher universe.
The full lineup includes a number of interactive panels, each of which also holds a host of exclusive surprises from The Witcher live-action series and forthcoming anime feature. The event, hosted by Julia Hardy, will also be studded with special short-form content, giving never-before-seen insights into the production and creative processes behind the Witcher universe.
The schedule of panels is as follows:
The Witcher Season 2: Deck of Destiny
Panel Guests: Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, Anya Chalotra, Freya Allan, Mimî M Khayisa, Paul Bullion
Destinies collide when the cast and showrunner of Netflix’s The Witcher draw cards from an enigmatic deck of fan questions that will determine the path of the panel and the immediate fate of the guests. But these are no ordinary cards; prepare for surprise reveals, backstage insights, and a dash of chaos as our panellists take us through their journey of filming Season 2.
CD PROJEKT RED’s Memories from the Path: Stories Behind The Witcher Games
For over 13 years, the Witcher series of games has captured the imagination of gamers worldwide. Now, the developers behind the games discuss how they brought their immersive stories to life; before revisiting old memories, uncovering forgotten artifacts, and reminiscing about their favourite moments from the franchise
Geralt of T-Rivia
Panel Guests: Błażej Augustynek, Philipp Weber, Declan De Barra, Lauren Schmidt Hissrich
It’s a meeting of the Witcher masterminds as key creators of the Witcher games and The Witcher Netflix series team up to test their knowledge of the wider Witcher universe. In this pub quiz-style game, behind-the-scenes tidbits and spoiler-y sneak peeks are prized just as much as the correct answers.
CD PROJEKT RED’s The Witcher: Beyond Video Games
Panel Guests: Rafał Jaki, Bartosz Sztybor, Łukasz Woźniak
From detective noir to dark horror — all the way to the Old World and beyond, prepare to experience The Witcher’s expanded universe with the latest details on the upcoming comic books and board game inspired by the franchise.
Tales from the White Wolf: A Conversation with Henry Cavill, hosted by Josh Horowitz
To close out WitcherCon, fans will hear from Geralt of Rivia himself, Henry Cavill, who will sit down with moderator Josh Horowitz (MTV & Comedy Central host) for an in-depth conversation about fantasy, destiny, and the wider Witcher Universe. The White Wolf may even have a surprise or two in store.
Available on both Twitch and YouTube, WitcherCon will first air at 1am GMT+8 on 10 July 2021. Fans will be able to watch WitcherCon across two separate streams, with each one containing exclusive content. The second stream, which also airs on Twitch and YouTube, will begin at 9am GMT+8 on 10 July 2021.
For more information on all things WitcherCon, including the full event schedule, please visit the official website:
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It’s important to note that while the event will be filled with content fans are bound to enjoy, in the name of setting appropriate expectations, CD PROJEKT RED has informed that no new The Witcher game will be announced at WitcherCon.
In the meantime, check out the synopsis for Netflix’s The Witcher Season 2 below:
Convinced Yennefer’s life was lost at the Battle of Sodden, Geralt of Rivia brings Princess Cirilla to the safest place he knows, his childhood home of Kaer Morhen.
While the Continent’s kings, elves, humans and demons strive for supremacy outside its walls, he must protect the girl from something far more dangerous: the mysterious power she possesses inside.