The Witcher Season 2 Gives Geralt a New Look and More Shoulderpads

The Witcher Season 2 Gives Geralt a New Look and More Shoulderpads

Geralt is firmly on the big titty committee.

We're still waiting on a release date for the second season of Netflix' The Witcher series. Today, the streaming service offered a tease in lieu of hard details, showing off Henry Cavill's Geralt in some new armor. Cavill is rocking Geralt's disaffected disappointment on top of this massive mess of leather, metal studs, and layered shoulderpads.

While his season 1 armor was based roughly on the Kaer Morhen armor set from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, this does not look to be based on any armor from the games. In fact, it's far heavier-looking than most of Geralt's armor in the games, which is generally meant to be light, allowing the monster hunter to move quickly. This look screams "mountain of a man", with Geralt ready to take some hits. Also, the armor has abs now.

Netflix also teased looks at Ciri and Yennefer for the new season for later this week. (Sadly, everyone's favorite bard Jaskier seems to be missing out.) The Witcher season 2 paused its production due to the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving Cavill to go viral for building a desktop PC. The production was one of the first to start shooting again in the UK, with filming beginning again in August.

While we wait for the second season, there's more Witcher coming to television screens. Witcher fansite Redanian Intelligence noticed a listing for a third season of The Witcher on the Writers Guild of America database, though it's likely we won't see that until 2022 at the earliest. Then there's The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, the animated prequel starring Geralt's mentor Vesemir. Finally, there's The Witcher: Blood Origin, a live-action prequel series set 1,200 years before the time of Geralt.

All that is on top of The Witcher 3 getting a new lease on life with a free next-gen upgrade for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X next year. And once Cyberpunk 2077 is released—CD Projekt Red's other title went gold today—perhaps the studio will turn its gaze towards a proper The Witcher sequel.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. See our terms & conditions.

Mike Williams

Reviews Editor

M.H. Williams is new to the journalism game, but he's been a gamer since the NES first graced American shores. Third-person action-adventure games are his personal poison: Uncharted, Infamous, and Assassin's Creed just to name a few. If you see him around a convention, he's not hard to spot: Black guy, glasses, and a tie.

In other news

Fallout: New Vegas Is 10 Years Old Today, and It's Looking Great in This Fallout 4 Mod

The Mojave has never looked better. Well, besides before the war.

Mass Effect Trilogy Remaster Surfaces Once Again On Ratings Board

Please blink twice if this is actually happening.

Voice Actor Logan Cunningham's Supergiant Reel Is Seriously Impressive

Supergiant Games' Logan Cunningham shows off his pipes.

Atelier Ryza 2 Lands in North America in January 2021

A new RPG adventure, just in time for RPG-loving PS5 owners.

Need help?

Witcher 3: How to Start the Blood and Wine DLC and Meet Its Level Requirements

We explain how to get to Toussaint and what level you should be when you do.

Witcher 3: All the Correct Play Lines in "The Play's the Thing" Quest

We explain how to perform the Doppler's play with Priscilla, as well as whether to choose tragedy or comedy.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Mystery Gift Codes List (January 2020)

You can get free gifts in Pokemon Sword and Shield by entering certain Mystery Gift Codes. Here’s a full list of all the active codes available right now.

The Outer Worlds Shrink Ray - How to Get the Unique Shrink Ray Science Weapon

This is where you can get the Shrink Ray science weapon in The Outer Worlds, one of the unique weapons in the game.