My, How You’ve Grown: The Witcher is Six
Over 100 hours of gameplay, 30,000 lines of recorded dialogue, and 36 different endings. That’s just some of what The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt comes packing, and on this, Geralt of Rivia’s sixth birthday, CD Projekt Red is looking back on just how big its RPG baby has grown.
Here’s another number for you: 6 million. That’s how many Witcher games have been sold over the years, an impressive tally considering there are only two games in the franchise and the first was a PC exclusive.
“CD Projekt RED was built on the idea that giving gamers more is always worth it,” studio boss Adam Badowski said in a statement. “Since the very beginning of our journey we have seen that the approach of inviting gamers into a dialogue with the developer is really important and can shake up the – sometimes self-destructive – business side of games. We hope you’ll stay with us for the years to come and that we will continue to make these changes together.”
To celebrate Geralt’s sixth, CD Projekt compiled all the data and packed it into the chart above — which gets me very excited for The Witcher 3 (click to embiggen, btw). They also put together a very cool piece of birthday art to further get me itching for Geralt’s new open-world adventure:
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will hit PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 sometime in 2014.