What is GWENT?

GWENT is a competitive card game developed by CD PROJEKT RED — creators of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. In GWENT, gamers clash with friends in fast-paced duels that combine skill-based play with bluffing, and careful deck construction. The game is played over a best-of-three series of rounds, as players unleash their hand by slinging spells and diverse units with special abilities, and use clever tricks to deceive their opponents.

Is GWENT a free game?

GWENT is a free to play game offering optional in-game purchases.

What are the platforms GWENT is available on?

GWENT is available on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

What are the rules of GWENT? Where can I get to know the basics?

The game features an interactive tutorial built right in, but if you just want to read about the basics, please click here.

Do I get any rewards for playing matches? How does it work?

You get rewarded for winning rounds and matches, leveling up, gaining ranks in Ranked Match mode, as well as at the end of a ranked play season. You also get a small reward for receiving a Good Game from your opponent at the end of a match.

Do I need to know The Witcher universe to have fun?

GWENT is a completely standalone experience. Despite being based on The Witcher games and books, you need not know anything about the universe to have fun.

Do I need to know anything about card games to enjoy GWENT?

Not at all! You’ll learn the basics of GWENT in just a few minutes, but as you continue to play and experiment with different deck setups, you’ll see card synergies and combinations unavailable to novice players. This is what makes GWENT both friendly for beginners and attractive to professionals.

Who are the people creating GWENT?

GWENT is designed and developed entirely by CD PROJEKT RED.

What game modes are available in GWENT?

In GWENT, you can play a casual match, compete in ranked mode as well as on the Arena. You can also practice your skills against the AI and take on a series of challenges.

Do you plan to introduce new content as the game matures?

You bet we do! Since the launch of Closed Beta, we’ve expanded the game to feature additional cards and mechanics like ranked play and player rankings. And as time passes, we plan on making GWENT even bigger!

Do you support cross-play / cross-buy, i.e. purchasing items on platform A and using them on platform B / playing with gamers on other platforms?

CROSS-PLAY is available between Xbox One & PC, and PlayStation 4 & PC. Xbox One and PlayStation 4 cross-play is not possible. Please note, however, that Friend Matches are only possible within a given platform, meaning that you can only challenge a friend to a Friend Match if they are playing GWENT on the same platform as you are. CROSS-BUY is not available.

Is it possible to transfer a GWENT account to a different platform or to transfer items between accounts?

Account transfer between different platforms (i.e. between PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One) and item transfer (e.g. cards, purchased items, vanity items) between different accounts is not possible.

How old do I have to be to play GWENT?

To play GWENT, you have to be at least 16 years old. However, please remember that if you are under 18, you should have your parent or guardian agree to the User Agreement in your name.

Will you offer a box edition of GWENT?

There are no such plans at the moment.

Are you interested in developing an esports scene around GWENT?

Yes, you can find detailed information about our plan for competitive GWENT on

What are the languages supported in GWENT?

Currently GWENT is available in English, Polish, French, Russian, German, Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Latin American Spanish, Japanese, Korean and Chinese.

Do I have to register on to play GWENT?

Having an account on is necessary if you’re playing on PC. You can sign up for a free GOG account here.

What is GOG Galaxy?

GOG Galaxy is a game client powering the multiplayer and matchmaking aspects of GWENT. Thanks to GOG Galaxy, you will always run the latest version of the game as it handles all the updates for you. If you want to, you can find out more about GOG Galaxy on

On Xbox One / PlayStation 4, do I need Xbox Live Gold / PlayStation Plus to play?

On XBOX One, you need to have an active Xbox Live Gold membership to play.
On PlayStation 4, PlayStation Plus membership is not required to play.


What are the system requirements for GWENT?

OS: Windows 7/8/8.1/10 (64 bit)
Processor: Intel Celeron G1820 | AMD A4-7300
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 | Radeon R7 240
Resolution: 1280 x 720 minimum display resolution
Storage: 6 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card
Network: Broadband Internet connection

OS: Windows 7/8/8.1/10 (64bit)
Processor: Intel Core i3 6100 | AMD FX-6300
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 | AMD Radeon R7 265
Storage: 6 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card
Network: Broadband Internet connection

32-bit operating systems are not supported.

Is an Internet connection required to play?

Internet connection is required to play.

Can I publish videos and screenshots from GWENT?

Yes, you can!

The game crashes on my setup / I think I’ve encountered a bug, where can I get help?

First off, we’re sorry that you encountered technical difficulties. We’re continuously working on the game and eliminating issues with each build. Please visit our forums to seek help and check for possible workarounds for your problem, or contact our support teams directly at