The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt– the hugely successful and critically acclaimed open-world role-playing game from CD Projekt Red – has sold over 50 million copies, making it one of the best-selling games of all time. Enough copies have been sold to touch huge games like this one Grand Theft Auto V, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, And tetris
First released in 2015 for Xbox One, PS4 and PC. The witcher 3 was developed and published by CD Projekt Red and was the third installment in the open-world RPG series. As in the previous two films, the monster hunter and stoic charmer Geralt starred and was based on a series of fantasy novels about the character. what helped The witcher 3 stood out from other games in 2015 and what makes it shine even today is the quality of its huge open world. Almost every square inch of the map is carefully designed and filled with interesting, well-written characters and side quests. And now, in 2023, it’s pretty clear that this game is something special, having sold about a bazillion copies since its release. That is a lot!
More specifically, CD Projekt Red announced this on May 29th The witcher 3 has sold over 50 million copies since its inception in 2015. That’s an impressive number in its own right, devoid of any context. But it gets even more impressive when you compare it to other games and franchises.
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The witcher 3 is now, based on publicly available datathe ninth best-selling video game in history just slipped by Pokemon Red / Blue / Yellow, the very first Pokémon game, also an impressive 47.5 million units. Also below The witcher 3 are big hit games like skyrim, Diablo III, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare, gta san andreas, And Borderlands 2. And it’s slowly going on Red Dead Redemption II, which is eighth on the current list. Rockstar’s open-world cowboy game currently sells around 53,000,000 copies.
As a matter of fact, The witcher 3 has sold so many copies that How GTA Vit begins Sell entire franchises better. For example, The witcher 3– a single video game – has sold more copies than Sony’s entire The last of us Franchise. It is also oversold in its entirety Saint’s Row, Watch Dogs, Horizon, Splinter Cell, Dying Light, And Dark Souls.
With so much success, it is not surprising that CD Projekt Red has more witcher games in progressincluding a new homegrown trilogy, a handful of spin-offs from other developers, and a Unreal Engine based remake of the original witcher Game. By the time all of these games finally get released, it likely is The witcher 3 will have sold even more copies and moved up the rankings even further. And all without Henry Cavill.