The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a multiplatform game of the fantasy role playing game genre developed by the Polish studio CD Projekt RED and released in 2017.
It is the third title of a trilogy, a series of stories about a professional monster killer - Geralt of Rivia.
The first two parts were published: in 2007 The Witcher for PC and in 2011 The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings for PC and XBox 360. First two titles were well received by players and critics, but it is the third part, that turned out to be a phenomenon on a global scale, followed by large sales numbers. Within one year of the release, there were two DLC released by the developer.
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The game is still selling well, which can be seen in the following charts:
The Witcher has climbed to the 19th rank in the bestsellers ranking and holds that position until now.
Considering that more than 3 years have passed since the release, it can be considered a great success.
But there is another hit of the Polish studio on the horizon Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales, which bravely climbs in the bestsellers, does it have a chance to beat The Witcher?
The developer continuously stimulates the sale of his hit by organizing sales. In periods of discount, the title immediately goes up the popularity chart.
The action of the game series takes place in a fictional fantastic world taken from The witcher saga.
The player plays the role of a witcher named Geralt - a professionally trained killer of monsters, who is dragged
into a network of political intrigues and hits the very middle of the great war.
The game was produced using in house game engine RED Engine made from scratch by CD Projekt developers.
The developer has created a huge open world, which takes more than 100 hours to explore. The game offers also a very interesting history and difficult moral choices, for which the works of CD Projekt RED are famous.
Developer released two large, paid DLC add-ons: Hearts of Stone and Blood and Wine. The add-ons received a very good reception, as evidenced by the choice of Stone Heart for the game of the year.