The Witcher series has now reached the colossal milestone of 50 million units sold. This includes units of The Witcher, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. The news was revealed in a tweet from the official Witcher Twitter account.
This is one year on from the last sales milestone that was reported for the series, 40 million, which was announced about one year ago. It’s likely that the 10 million sales seen between then and now is the result of a boost thanks to the launch of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on Nintendo Switch, as well as the Netflix TV series.
Over 50 million adventurers joined Geralt on his journey from Kaer Morhen to Vizima, through Flotsam and Vergen, Velen and Novigrad to Skellige Isles and Toussaint, and many, many more places, time and time again…
Thank you and may we meet on the path again! ⚔️ pic.twitter.com/cZwOup9CEc
— The Witcher (@witchergame) May 28, 2020
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt sold a total of 6 million units last year. This is the highest number of units the game has sold since it’s launch in 2015, when it sold 9 million units.
CD Projekt Red is working on its latest game, Cyberpunk 2077, which launches on the 17th of September this year. The game is highly-anticipated by most gamers around the globe, and has a lot of expectations to live up to. Having been delayed multiple times, the game may well make or break the company.
The Witcher series continues to be incredibly popular, even though a new mainline game hasn’t launched in the past five years. CD Projekt Red has been working on smaller spin-off games, including both Gwent and Thronebreaker.
At one point, the developer speculated that they would be exploring smaller stories through more games like Thronebreaker, but nothing has come of this news since the game launched.
Gwent is still a very popular game, and recently launched on Steam. It’s CD Projekt Red’s answer to other digital card games such as Hearthstone, and has proven to be popular with Witcher fans.
With Cyberpunk 2077 set to be out the door this year, it’s possible that The Witcher 4 will be revealed at some point in 2020.