The serial adaptation of the Witcher books is a complete success – and not just for Netflix. Because players are returning to the world of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and bringing CD Projekt Red strong sales. How a statement by TV geralt Henry Cavill led to a boom in the PC version in particular – you can see here.

Since December 20, 2020 is the series adaptation of Andrzej Sapkowski's Witcher novels on Netflix and shows with largely positive reactions. The series made such an impact on its audience that they were inspired to replay The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

Wild Hunt on the way to the podium again

Estimated a million players have wild hunt in this December played. Which is hundreds of thousands more players than what The Witcher 3 has been able to generate at the time in the past two years. In particular, the original version of the game gained popularity, in contrast to the GOTY or Complete version. Most games have been downloaded for PC. What could have to do with the fact that Geralt actor Henry Cavill recently said that he did PC preferred,

Wild Hunt now reached a new high on Steam, where 48 thousand players at the same time alluding to the game, the last high was achieved by CD Projekt Red in summer 2016 after the final DLC Blood and Wine went online.

But not only the third part of the series boomed on Steam. Part one peaked at five thousand players and The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings doubled its player count to peak at three thousand.

But not only PC gamers are excited about The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt again. The game also saw a slight increase in popularity on PlayStation and Xbox.

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For some, the new Witcher series is a complete success, others find the difference to the games disturbing. What do you think of the new Netflix series? Does it encourage you to get the old Witcher games off the shelves again? Let us know in the comments.