After the launch of the GeForce 900 series last year it’s been a while since we’ve seen NVIDIA offer a game bundle with their video cards. Since bundles are typically used to increase the value of a product, the strong launch of the 900 series has meant that NVIDIA hasn’t had much of a need for bundles. With that said, word comes from NVIDIA this afternoon that this is changing and that the company is starting a new game bundle promotion effective today.

Launching today, NVIDIA and their partners will be bundling CD Projekt RED’s forthcoming ARPG The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt with select 900 series video cards. The Witcher 3 is the latest game in the Witcher series of games, its two predecessors and their hack-and-slash style gameplay being well received at launch. Meanwhile The Witcher games have always been fairly resource intensive – especially with their lush, open world environments – which for NVIDIA is always good news as it can drive video card upgrades. And like so many of NVIDIA’s recent bundles, The Witcher 3 is also GameWorks enhanced, with the game further leveraging NVIDIA’s PhysX and HairWorks libraries.

The Witcher 3 bundle is specifically targeted at the GeForce 900 series, and for the first time in a while covers both desktop and notebooks. All 3 current desktop 900 cards – GTX 980, GTX 970, and GTX 960 – are part of the bundle, meanwhile “GTX 970M or above” notebooks from participating vendors are also included. The wording on the notebook offer is a bit odd since the only “or above” part is the GTX 980M, but it at least makes it clear that the lowest-end notebook part, the GTX 965M, is excluded.

NVIDIA Current Game Bundles
Video Card Bundle
GeForce GTX 980/970/960 The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
GeForce GTX 750/750Ti $150 Free-To-Play Bundle
GeForce GTX 980M/970M The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
GeForce GTX 965M/800M Series None

Finally, as always, these bundles are being distributed in voucher from, with retailers and etailers providing vouchers with qualifying purchases. So buyers will want to double check whether their purchase includes a voucher for either of the above deals. Checking NVIDIA’s terms and conditions, the program is valid in all regions except China, and the codes from this bundle are good through May 31st, so it looks like this will bundle will run for just short of 2 months. Meanwhile in a break from tradition, it looks like keys for The Witcher 3 will be distributed through GOG, so buyers will be getting the DRM-free version.

Source: NVIDIA

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  • Sivar - Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - link

    Of course, I just ordered a 970 last week. <sigh>
  • Morawka - Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - link

    same here, i'll ask for a voucher and if they dont play ball, return it
  • bob stables - Thursday, March 19, 2015 - link

    you ain't getting one
  • bigboxes - Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - link

    Me too. :(
  • bigboxes - Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - link

    Update: Sent off a message to the seller requesting the code. Said it would be included when it shipped. Yay!
  • lembucat - Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - link

    Guys who I already bought gtx900 series before, get copy of Witcher 3 now on steam try your luck here
  • lembucat - Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - link

    Direct link here
  • az060693 - Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - link

    Same here haha. Already received the card though...
  • bob stables - Thursday, March 19, 2015 - link

    i just hacked you m8
  • poohbear - Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - link

    well u're entitled to Farcry4, AC Unity, or that racing game. I opted for Farcry4 and applied through Gigabyte online, they sent me a key via email in a few days after sending them the requested info (pic of receipt, Serial number, and some other stuff).

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