The Power of The Witcher 3: RPG The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Continues To Sell Well

Last year was one of the best for RPGs. “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt“in terms of sales. This was announced today by the company CD Projekt, also talked about the successes of Cyberpunk 2077

As shown in the graph below, in 2015 and 2016 alone, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt brought more money to developers than in 2023.:

In just five and a half years, CD Projekt sold over 30 million copies the third part of “The Witcher”… 52% of circulation is on PC, 31% on PlayStation 4.

After the premiere of the Netflix television series “The Witcher” and the release of the Switch version of the game, the annual sales of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt stopped declining and began to grow.

In total, in 2023, CD Projekt received PLN 1.15 billion ($ 304 million) net profit – six times more than in 2019. The revenue also turned out to be a record – 2.1 billion PLN ($ 550 million).

2020 was an absolutely record year for CD Projekt financially.

The company also managed to stabilize the store. GOG.COMIn 2023, he brought in $ 5.3 million in net profit on revenue of $ 90 million.



Estimated sales by platform (annual growth in brackets):

  • PC: ~ 15.9M (+3.8M in 2023)
  • PS4: 12,4 million (+2.3 million in 2023)
  • Xbox One: ~ 4.7 million (+500k in 2023)
  • Nintendo Switch: ~ 1.4 million (+700k in 2023)
  • Total: 34.4 million (+7.3 million in 2023)

The Switch version was released in the fall of 2019 and was sold from the start for the full price of $ 60.

Read also: The Last of Us Part II has suddenly risen in price in the Russian PS Store – now they are asking for almost 5 thousand rubles for a PS4 game