The series “The Witcher” gave the CD Projekt RED The Witcher game line a second wind – the third part is close to a new record on Steam

Role play sales The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in the digital distribution service Steam continue to grow in the wake of the popularity of the series “The witcher“from Netflix. At the time of writing this note, two versions of the hit are presented on the store’s chart at once – The GOTY edition is in third place, while the standard is in sixth.

Moreover, four and a half years after the release of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is close to taking its new record for the number of simultaneously playing.

At the start of May 2015, 92,268 people passed the project at the same time. Peak in the last 24 hours – almost 85,000 people. That is, the game is now popular almost like at the start.

After the release of the series, the activity indicator steadily grew all week, several times updating the three-year maximum.

Obviously, the sales of The Witcher 3 are also growing on consoles, but here it’s more difficult to track statistics.

Journalists also noticed that, under the impression of the Netflix series, users buy old issues of The Witcher. For example, The Witcher: Enhanced Editionthat appeared back in 2008, this week set a new record for the number of players – 11.332 people.

Recently it became known that CD Projekt RED has settled relations with the author of the book series “The Witcher” Andrzej Sapkowski and got the right to work with the universe in the future. Obviously, the studio will return to The Witcher franchise after release Cyberpunk 2077.

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