The popularity of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt soared after the launch of the series The Witcher

The Witcher from Netflix served not only as an occasion for heated debate about how well the books were filmed Andrzej Sapkowski (Andrzej Sapkowski), but also prompted the players to return (or even touch for the first time!) To the games of the series – in particular, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

Statistics shared site PlayTracker. Over the past day, the third part of Geralt’s gaming adventures has reached just over 48,000 concurrent gamers on Steam. This is the best result since June 2016 – shortly after the add-on Blood and winewhen the counter reached 53,000 players.

Popularity The witcher 3 also climbed a bit on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The numbers crawled up primarily in the original versions of the game, and not in the later released Game of the Year and Complete. On PCs, indicators are only tracked by one common version.

It is estimated that in December in the third The Witcher A total of about a million people played on all platforms, which is not bad even for a new game. This is several hundred thousand more than in the past two years. Most gamers had a computer version.

In addition, the first two parts of the series on Steam, too, were able to return the players, albeit not so much. Peak in the original The witcher amounted to more than 5,000 concurrent users (it wasn’t better since May 2015), and in The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings – over 3,000 (the best result since June 2017).

Note that another reason for the newly increased popularity of the franchise was winter sales. In addition, on the Xbox One, the game a few days ago replenished the Xbox Game Pass subscription.