CD Projekt has released a new patch for The Witcher 2
which further eases the difficulty a bit by blocking access to the harder part of the intro until you've finished some of the others first (see this
for an explanation of why this is a good thing), adding some key bindings, fixes a few glitches, and a host of other things
. The big news is that the new patch includes the "Sackful of Fluff" DLC content which can be found by visiting Elthon in the second chapter of the game (I'd tell you where but I'm still in the first part of the game.