The Witcher 3: Hearts of Stone



The Witcher 3: Hearts of Stone

TechSpot Metascore

Based on 9 expert reviews
  • Excellent:
  • Good:
  • Average:
  • Bad:
TechSpot is supported by its audience. We may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site.
Learn more.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Game Chronicles Magazine on 90

One expansion you absolutely don't want to miss out...

By HardcoreGamer on 90

If you’re looking for an example of how to create meaningful downloadable content that doesn’t feel exploitative, you’d be hard pressed to find a better example than Hearts of Stone. From its love letters to longtime fans of the series to the outstanding character moments in its main quest, The Witcher 3‘s first piece of paid DLC adds yet another layer to what might be the most robust open world in gaming history.

By DarkZero on 80

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is an incredible game that combines aspects of the RPG genre with brilliant storytelling, complex and compelling characters and a large, beautiful open world with lush graphics. As an experience, the game felt complete from...

By EuroGamer on 70

So. Yay? Nay? Maybe? That depends on how much more The Witcher 3 you can take. If you're a fan, if you're keen for more content, if you're just not done with the world, the answer is: yes. Absolutely. Hearts of Stone probably won't do much but aggravate you if you had no appetite for the core game, but for others this is more of The Witcher 3 in all its imperfect glory.

By Games Radar on 90

Hearts of Stone may not make any significant improvements to The Witcher 3's core gameplay, but it succeeds largely on the quality of its engrossing...

By PCGamer on 82

A satisfying, self-contained adventure that plays to the series' strengths, but doesn't add anything novel outside of its storytelling.

By PCWorld on

Hearts of Stone proves you don't need to sacrifice character-building or world-building by constraining stories to this shorter model. And in doing so you get a more fluid, more modular world, free from the artificial urgency of “The World Is Ending.” You get Geralt, the person. Not just Geralt, the video game character, condemned by destiny.

By on 90

Gwent Card GameCheats and Secrets (see all)The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt -- Hearts of Stone is the first major story/land expansion for the massive RPG adventure The Witcher 3. Become Geralt of Rivia, a professional monster slayer hired to defeat a ruthless...

By GameZone on

When Witcher 3: Wild Hunt released earlier this year, many players already pegged it as a GOTY contender. From the beautiful, living open-world to the hundreds of deep side missions at your disposal, Witcher 3 seemed to fit the bill. Time and time...

International Review By on 91

Previo al lanzamiento de Witcher 3, CD Projekt RED, al igual que muchas editoriales hoy en día, había anunciado su Expansion Pass que, como indica su nombre, presentaba (dos) paquetes de expansión para el tan esperado desenlace de Geralt de Rivia. Los...

International Review By on 89

Hearts of Stone si presenta come un'espansione atipica o, per meglio dire, d'altri tempi.Sorella minore tra le due previste per il pluripremiato The Witcher 3, essa offre tra le 10 e le 15 ore di gioco ad un prezzo irrisorio, specie se consideriamo...

International Review By on

Maurice Weber ( @Froody42 )Hearts of Stone zeigt eindrucksvoll, dass selbst ein zehn Euro billiger DLC ein ein spannendes Abenteuer liefern kann. Klar, spielmechanisch ist es keine Revolution, aber die kniffligeren Bosse und vor allem den Runenschmied...