WitcherCon Schedule Released, Includes Henry Cavill and Game Developers

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Netflix and CD Projekt Red have announced the schedule for their upcoming virtual fan event WitcherCon.

According to the official show schedule, WitcherCon will feature several interactive panels, cast conversations, game developer discussions, quiz-style trivia games, and so much more. The event, hosted by Julia Hardy, will run across two separate streams on July 9 and July 10, with each one offering unique, exclusive content.

The lineup promises never-before-seen insights into the production and creative processes behind the Witcher universe, including CD Projekt Red’s The Witcher video games and The Witcher Netflix series, with surprises from the live-action series and forthcoming anime film The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, which is being produced by Studio Mir.

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Fans tuning in for the event shouldn’t expect a new installment of The Witcher video game series to be announced, as the official WitcherCon website explicitly states that no new game will be unveiled during the two-day celebration. Instead, the show will present expert explorations into The Witcher franchise across a star-studded selection of panels.

The panel schedule, per Netflix, will run as follows:

The Witcher Season 2: Deck of Destiny

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 S2.

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

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Geralt of T-Rivia

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 

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 Spotlight 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…

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In addition to the above, CD Projekt Red will present Monster Slayer: Live the Life of a Witcher with the team at Spokko, who will guide gamers and prepare them to become professional monster slayers before stepping into their new location-based AR RPG. There’s also a whole host of other featurettes and special short-form content in the WitcherCon schedule lineup.

The digital convention will be available to stream on both Netflix and CD Projekt Red’s YouTube and Twitch channels. WitcherCon will first air on July 9 at 7:00 PM (CEST), with the second stream beginning at 03:00 AM (CEST) on July 10. Before streaming that, you might want to check out the latest teaser for the second season of Netflix’s The Witcher.

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Adele Ankers is a freelance writer for IGN. Follow her on Twitter.

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