1. Complete all side quests:
Mapping out every potential side quest helps players earn more experience points and better equip themselves for the main storyline.
2. Collect all Gwent cards:
The popular card game provides a fun distraction from the main story, but it also gives powerful buffs to Geralt's health and vitality when completed.
3. Find all treasure chests:
Exploring every nook and cranny of the world can yield valuable items such as weapons, armor, crafting materials, and potions.
4. Craft the best gear possible:
Crafting high-level equipment can make Geralt stronger for later battles in the game, so be sure to craft everything needed before starting New Game Plus mode.
5. Unlock all skills:
Investing skill points into Geralt's tree can give him an edge against his enemies and make the story progress more easily.
6. Complete DLC:
Going through every downloadable content not only provides a richer experience but also gives access to new weapons, armor sets, and item recipes.
7. Upgrade Witcher gear:
Making sure all of Geralt's Witcher gear is upgraded to the highest level possible provides additional protection in battles.
8. Get the best horse:
Roach is Geralt's trusty steed for most of the game, but finding a better horse can provide speedier transportation across the world map.