The Witness (2016)

About This Game

You wake up, alone, on a strange island full of puzzles that will challenge and surprise you.

you don’t remember how you got here, there’s one thing you can do: explore the island in hope of discovering clues, regaining your memory, and somehow finding your way home.

The Witness is a single-player game in an open world with dozens of locations to explore and over 500 puzzles. This game respects you as an intelligent player and it treats your time as precious. There’s no filler; each of those puzzles brings its own new idea into the mix. So, this is a game full of ideas. 

Gameplay

The Witness is a first-person puzzle adventure game. The player, as an unnamed character, explores an island with numerous structures and natural formations. The island is roughly divided into eleven regions, arranged around a mountain that represents the ultimate goal for the player. The regions are differentiated from one another by changes in vegetation, and the puzzles within each region are similar to one another (e.g. their solutions may all involve symmetry). Throughout the island are yellow boxes housing turrets. These can be activated once the puzzles within the box’s region have been solved.

Game Details

Genre Adventure – Puzzle – Open World
Works on Windows (7, 8, 10) and Mac OS X (10.11.6+)
Languages Audio and text: English. Text only: العربية, Português do Brasil, 中文, Deutsch, español, français, magyar, italiano, 日本語, 한국어, polski, português, русский
Released January 26, 2016
Size 3.7 GB
Company Number None / Number None

Intro / Trailer / Walkthrough

System Requirements


Minimum system requirements – Windows:

7
Processor: 1.8GHz
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: Intel HD 4000 series
DirectX: Version 10
Storage: 5 GB available space


Recommended system requirements – Windows:

7
Processor: 2.4GHz
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: GeForce 780
DirectX: Version 10
Storage: 5 GB available space


Minimum system requirements – Mac:

OSX 10.11.6 or later
Processor: 1.8GHz
Graphics: Intel HD 4000 series
Storage: 5 MB available space
Additional Notes: Metal support required
Mouse & Keyboard


Recommended system requirements – Mac:

OSX 10.12.3 or later
Processor: 2.4GHz
Graphics: Radeon R9 M370X
Storage: 5 MB available space
Additional Notes: Metal support required
Mouse & Keyboard

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