Gwent The Witcher Card Game developed by CD PROJEKT is a collectible card game that’s based on skill, it puts you not just your cards in the center of things.
This free to play card game is in closed beta stage and now ComputerBild site is giving away limited beta keys of the game (5000) for both PC and XBOX ONE users.
If you are interested in this card game, visit this giveaway page, enter your email address, complete ReCaptcha and hit the ‘Key anforden‘ button, you will see “Thank you” message (Vielen Dank für Ihre Anfrage!).
Next, click the link (or copy &paste the link in your browser) in the email you received from ‘ComputerBild’ to redeem the code, on that page choose your gaming platform (PC or XBOX ONE), complete the re-captcha and click the ‘REDEEM WITH GOG’ button.
Login to you GOG account or create an account if you don’t have one, then go ahead to hit the ‘DOWNLOAD NOW’ button to download GOG Galaxy installer.
Simply run the installer and follow the onscreen instructions, the size of the installer is 150MB and the game size is around 4.7GB.
Gwent is a clash of two armies on the battlefield basically and you get only 10 cards at the beginning of the game and you have to use these cards until the end.
So you have to play smart, you have to bluff and your deck is the army that fights for you, an army you recruit from among five factions, each offering you play style in different tactics as well.
There are only one Gwent and the five factions that you can choose include: the Skellige warriors and their mighty berserkers, Northern realms and their powerful siege engines, the Shadowy Scoia’tael, the powerful Nilfgaardian Empire and of course the nasty brutal monsters.
In this turn-based card game between two players, each player must play one card each turn from a deck of twenty-five to forty cards with a faction that offers a different play style and unique ability.
The goal is to win 2 out of 3 rounds by playing cards and spells to gain strength on the board. Winning round reward player with either ores, scraps or card. Players can gain more cards by buying kegs with ores or microtransaction, each keg has 5 cards.
Cards can also be crafted with scraps. Currently, players can choose to play in either casual or ranked game mode.