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Witcher 3 Cosplay Competition Now Open

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Witcher fans, here?s your chance to dress up as your favorite Witcher character!

Developer CD Projekt has announced that it will be organizing a cosplay competition for the upcoming game The Witcher III: Wild Hunt. Of course, participating cosplayers are only allowed to be dressed as Witcher characters, which can be anyone from of its previous titles.

CD Projekt has also invited some of the famous cosplayers from around the globe. Eva Beauregard, Nadya Anton, LeeAnna, and Shappi will be looking at the submissions and help CD Projekt decide who the winners will be.

The winner will receive $1000 and has a chance to attend all-expense paid trips to several gaming events and showcase his/her cosplay costume to Witcher fans. The top 3 winners will also be receiving a custom The Witcher 3 jewelry replica from the game.

If you are interested in joining and showcasing your cosplaying talent, you can visit this page?to submit your entries.

Here are the criteria for the contest:

  • Likeness to character
  • Craftsmanship
  • Presentation (i.e. how you look in the costume or how your photographs present it)
  • Wow factor (overall impact of the costume, i.e. how low did our jaws drop)
  • Originality
Polish Cosplayer Shappi

Polish Cosplayer Shappi

The prizes for the competition will be as follows:

First Prize

  • The chance to attend several game industry events and show your costume to Witcher fans, all expenses paid by CD Projekt.
  • $1000
  • A replica of the jewelry worn by a character from The Witcher game
  • A Collector?s Edition of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt signed by the team, and a special concept art from the game, framed and signed by its author

Second Prize

  • $500
  • A replica of the jewelry worn by a character from The Witcher game
  • A Collector?s Edition of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt signed by the team, and a special concept art from the game, framed and signed by its author

Third Prize

  • A replica of the jewelry worn by a character from The Witcher game
  • A Collector?s Edition of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt signed by the team, and a special concept art from the game, framed and signed by its author

The deadline for submissions will be on October 30, 2014 and the announcement of winners will follow after the submission period.

You can also view the full rules here for more info.

The Witcher III: Wild Hunt?is the upcoming action-RPG developed by CD Projekt. The game is scheduled to be released next year on February 24, 2015 and will be available for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, and Mac.

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