Toss a Con to your Witcher, for WitcherCon is happening this weekend! Netflix and CD Projekt Red has 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, which fans won’t want to miss! Hosted by Julia Hardy, this event will also be studded with special short-form content, giving never-before-seen insights to the production and creative processes behind the Witcher universe.
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 panelists 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 favorite 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 spoilery 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 on 10 July at 1:00AM MYT // 9 July at 7:00PM CEST. 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 9:00AM MYT on 10 July // 3:00AM CEST on 10 July.
For more information on all things WitcherCon, including the full event schedule, please visit the official website: WitcherCon.com
* 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 Witcher game will be announced at WitcherCon.
In other news, Michelle Yeoh Joins the Cast of The Witcher: Blood Origin! Find out which role she’ll be taking on here!
About THE WITCHER:
Based on the best-selling fantasy series of books, THE WITCHER is an epic tale of fate and family. The story of the intertwined destinies of three individuals in the vast world of The Continent, where humans, elves, witchers, gnomes, and monsters battle to survive and thrive, and where good and evil is not easily identified.