In case you haven't seen it, here's what WFRP3 has to say for the kind of game that it is:
"One player gets to be the Game Master. The Game Master is responsible for crafting the story, and giving life to the adventure the heroes are about to undertake. Setting up the encounters, adopting the role of the non-player characters (often referred to as NPCs), and acting as the ruling authority for how the rules apply to the game at hand all fall under the Game Master’s sway.
Three players form the hero party, seeking out adventure and glory. They will be the protagonists, and act together towards a goal. As they perform mighty deeds, combat foul enemies, and exercise their diplomatic skills they will gain experience. This experience allows players to upgrade their skills and abilities, as well as gain new options and help define their characters’ roles within the world. As the PCs gain experience and become even more powerful, the Game Master will craft more challenging stories."
That sounds like every other traditional RPG. If you didn't know this was WFRP3, it could describe v1, v2, Traveller, TMNT or Exalted.
Let's see if we can find a board in the list of game contents:
* Custom Dice give you unprecedented options for story-telling
* Character Stances give players exciting choices during challenges
* Action cards keep you in the game, no need to look up skills or abilities
* Party sheets provide new skills and abilities to keep everyone engaged
* 40 different careers and 4 different races offer a multitude of character options
There's no mention of a board, minis or cardstock figures. It looks to me like it's a traditional sort of RPG with one difference: the character sheets partly consist of prepared cards so you don't have to write everything down.
Maybe we'll find that there are indeed miniatures and grid-maps included with the game. But as of the initial announcement, it doesn't look that way.