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Witcher 3 for Free on GOG if You Have it on Another Platform

Milosz Szubert, 16 June 2020, 20:03

CD Projekt Group has prepared a gift for the owners of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on consoles and various digital distribution platforms. The users can receive a free copy of the title on GOG.com, as long as they link accounts. on which they already have a copy of the game, to GOG Galaxy 2.0.

The Witcher Season 2 Will Focus on Family and Drop Time Skips

Karol Laska , 16 June 2020, 19:29

Showrunner of The Witcher, Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, gave an interview, in which she talks a little more about the second season of the series. The story is to focus primarily on the topic of family.

50 Million Witchers on the Market; CD Project Boasts Sales Results

Christian Pieniazek, 28 May 2020, 21:35

CD Projekt Group has published the latest sales results of The Witcher series. Moreover, we were informed that the first quarter of 2020 was a record one for the company in terms of revenues.

The Witcher 3 - Nicer NPC on Trailer of HD Reworked Project 12.0

Milosz Szubert, 25 May 2020, 13:04

The first trailer of version 12.0 of the HD Reworked Project mod for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt appeared on the wbe. It presents improved looks of characters in the popular action RPG from CD Projekt RED. The new release of the fan project by Halk Hogan will most likely debut in the summer.

The Witcher 3 is 5 Years Old; The Devs Prepared Special Video

Jacob Blazewicz, 19 May 2020, 20:09

CD Projekt RED celebrates the 5th anniversary of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. For this occasion, composer Marcin Przybylowicz prepared a special video for fans.

The Witcher - Ciri Would Make Good Game Material, Says Scriptwriter

Bart Swiatek, 19 May 2020, 14:04

Jakub Szamalek, one of the scriptwriters who worked on The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, admitted that the team regrets that they could not devote more time to exploring Ciri's history. The developer did not rule out the possibility that the next part of the series will elaborate on that thread.

The Witcher 4 Will be a Prequel Starring Ciri

Milosz Szubert, 01 April 2020, 14:29

According to anonymous sources, Ciri will be the main character of The Witcher 4, whose creation was recently suggested by Adam Kicinski, the CEO of CD Projekt Red. The title is to be a prequel of the third installment of the series.

Here are Some Impressive Fight Scenes Inspired by Witcher and Mandalorian

Milosz Szubert, 30 March 2020, 15:46

A group of professional stuntmen decided to record combat scenes inspired by The Witcher and The Mandalorian. The effects of their efforts can be watched on YouTube.

Netflix's Witcher Anime as Seen by an Artist From Portugal

Milosz Szubert, 16 March 2020, 13:58

An artist using the nickname CaroOllie has prepared a series of works presenting scenes known from The Witcher from Netflix in a style resembling Japanese animation. Her DeviantArt account features similar drawings from Game of Thrones.

The Witcher (Netflix) - Production of the Show Suspended

Adrian Werner, 16 March 2020, 11:14

Work on the second season of The Witcher by Netflix was suspended. The reason is a threat caused by the novel coronavirus.

Netflix: Kim Bodnia Plays Vesemir in The Witcher S2

Konrad Serafinski, 29 February 2020, 21:50

Netflix finally introduced the actor who will play Vesemir in season 2 of The Witcher. An information appeared on the official Twitter account of the platform that Kim Bodnia will play Geralt's mentor in season 2.

Netflix's Witcher - New Shots From the Set Show the Future of Yennefer

Paul Wozniak, 26 February 2020, 16:45

New photos from the second season of The Witcher reveal what happened to Yennefer and Fringilla after the battle of Sodden Hill. We also found out who will play the brother of Francesca Findabair.

Netflix's Witcher - Filming of S2 Begins, Official Cast Revealed

Paul Wozniak, 21 February 2020, 21:16

Netflix officially confirmed the start of filming for the second season of The Witcher. The premiere of new episodes is planned for 2021. By the way, we also got to know the actors and actresses who will join the cast.

Netflix's Witcher – Army of Elves in Season 2? New Shots From the Set

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 February 2020, 11:45

Redanian Intelligence has published new photos from the set of the second season of The Witcher, presenting the elvish Scoia'tael fighters. In addition, the website shared further reports on Netflix's production.

The Witcher 3 on Switch – Cross-save with PC and New Graphic Options

Mat1K, 18 February 2020, 14:19

In the next few days there should be a new update for the Switch edition of The Witcher 3. Ten new graphic options and a cross-save function will be added to the game.

Netflix's Witcher Remains the Most Popular TV Show in the World

Paul Wozniak, 17 February 2020, 19:52

Thanks to the data presented by Parrot Analytics, we learned that The Witcher series from Neflix is still the most popular TV production in the world. The adaptation of Andrzej Sapkowski's prose has not dropped from the first place in seven weeks.

Rumors About The Witcher Season 2: Lambert and Cohen Roles Cast

Jacob Blazewicz, 14 February 2020, 21:56

Production of the second season of The Witcher has started, as the Redanian Intelligence website reports, which also learned who will play two more Kaer Morhen witchers.

The Witcher - TV Show Boosts Wild Hunt and Book Sales by 500%

Adrian Werner, 14 February 2020, 16:39

Thanks to the NPD analytics group we learned the exact increase of Sapkowski's books and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt sales in the USA. The jumps were huge and were caused mainly by the premiere of The Witcher series on Netflix.

The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf Will Star Vesemir

Milosz Szubert, 30 January 2020, 13:06

We got to know the first details about The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf animation from Netflix. It will tell the adventures of young Vesemir. Moreover, a new promotional video of the live-action series appeared online.

Netflix Confirms The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf

Michael Kulakowski, 22 January 2020, 23:32

Rumors about the emerging animated film under the title The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf have just been confirmed. The picture will be created by screenwriters and showrunners of Netflix's live-action series, and its animation will be created by South Korean Studio Mir, known from The Legend of Korra and Voltron: Legendary Defender.

The Witcher Series is a Hit - Netflix Boasts Its Ratings

Adrian Werner, 22 January 2020, 11:52

Netflix announced that during the first four weeks The Witcher series was viewed on 76 million accounts. Such results mean that the title will soon become the biggest success among Netflix' productions.

Witcher Saga Boom in the U.S. Continues, Reprints Were Necessary

Milosz Szubert, 16 January 2020, 13:27

The American branch of the Orbit Publishing House has commissioned the printing of over 500,000 new copies of all eight books belonging to The Witcher cycle. All because of the increased interest in Andrzej Sapkowski's works caused by the Netflix series.

Netflix Releases Interactive Map of The Witcher Universe

Konrad Serafinski, 11 January 2020, 20:50

Netflix released an interactive world map of The Witcher series. It is accompanied by a timeline on which we can find chronologically arranged events relevant to the plot of the series. Also, Jaskier's birthday.

Over 8 Million Copies of The Witcher 3 Sold on Steam, Sales Boosted by TV Show

Bart Swiatek, 03 January 2020, 12:48

The premiere of The Witcher series on Netflix, as well as the preceding promo campaign, had a very positive impact on sales of The Witcher 3 on Steam. In the last 6 months alone, CD Projekt RED's game has reached 2 million customers. In total, Wild Hunt was bought over 8 million times on Steam.

The Witcher 3 Became the Most Popular Steam Game in History

Adrian Werner, 02 January 2020, 13:15

New Year has brought a new activity record on Steam, achieved by The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. At the hottest moment of the day, more than 100,000 people were playing the game at the same time.

Baginski: We Made Quite a lot of Mistakes When Making The Witcher

Konrad Serafinski, 02 January 2020, 11:25

Tomasz Baginski revealed in an interview with Polish website wyborcza.pl that not everything went according to plan with The Witcher. However, the producer stresses that in the case of the second season the film crew is in a much better position.

The Witcher 3 With New Activity Record on Steam

Adrian Werner, 30 December 2019, 11:30

Thanks to the Witcher series from Netflix we have lived to see a real renaissance of RPGs from this franchise. Yesterday, new activity records on Steam were achieved by The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and The Witcher: Enhanced Edition.

The Witcher 3 a Step Away From New Popularity Record on Steam

Adrian Werner, 29 December 2019, 17:23

Netflix's Witcher series drives the popularity of CD Projekt RED's trilogy. Yesterday, The Witcher: Enhanced Edition set a new record of activity on Steam, and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt can repeat this feat any moment now. Andrzej Sapkowski became the most popular writer on Amazon.

Netflix's Witcher Praised on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic

Jacob Blazewicz, 27 December 2019, 20:35

The Witcher may not have impressed the critics, but the show gained a devoted audience. The Netflix series is highly-rated among the Internet users, who share their impressions on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

The Witcher's Showrunner on Plans for Season 2 and Behind the Scenes

Konrad Serafinski, 24 December 2019, 14:20

Lauren S. Hissrich, showrunner of the Witcher from Netflix, gave an interesting interview to GamesRadar+. In it, the artist talked about her plans for the second season and revealed several behind-the-scenes stories from the production of the show.

Sapkowski Delighted with Cavill's Geralt

Laty, 24 December 2019, 11:17

The Witcher is one of Netflix's greatest successes so far. The author of the source material is satisfied with Henry Cavill's acting and compares him to Viggo Mortensen as Aragorn in The Lord of the Rings.

Number of Witcher Players Grows After the Premiere of Netflix's Show

Adrian Werner, 23 December 2019, 14:12

Thanks to the premiere of The Witcher from Netflix, the number of players of CD Projekt RED's RPG trilogy has increased significantly on Steam.

CD Projekt Reaches Agreement With Sapkowski on the Witcher

Michael Kulakowski, 20 December 2019, 23:52

CD Projekt and Andrzej Sapkowski signed an agreement ending a dispute that had been going on for a year, which started after the writer made demands for a payment of compensation of $16 million. Thanks to the settlement, the company can still adapt the Witcher franchise, not only in the form of games, but also comics and all kinds of gadgets.

CD Projekt RED Presents Figurine of Ciri and Kitsune

Agnes Adamus, 20 December 2019, 23:24

Today, CD Project RED showed a limited edition of a witcher figurine - Ciri and Kitsune. The hand-painted work inspired by Japanese folklore is priced at 247 euros.

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales Coming to Nintendo Switch?

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 December 2019, 23:01

The Korean age rating organization classified Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales. The entry concerns the Nintendo Switch version, which may indicate that the title will soon join The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

Witcher: Total War - Witcher Mod for Medieval II is in the Works

Paul Wozniak, 20 December 2019, 22:42

A mod is being created that will take Sapkowski's Witcher universe to the popular strategy game Medieval II: Total War. The devs want to recreate the whole known world map and introduce 29 playable fractions. So far, we do not know the planned release date of their work.

The Witcher Netflix Series Reviews; Character Names Have Too Many Vowels

Bart Swiatek, 20 December 2019, 13:45

Today, The Witcher, an adaptation of the books by Polish fantasy writer Andrzej Sapkowski, debuted on Netflix. The show has already been rated by critics and now boasts an average of 71% and 53% on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic. Have the producers delivered?

Netflix's Witcher - Final Trailer Released

Adrian Werner, 12 December 2019, 13:14

Netflix has released the final trailer for The Witcher, focusing on the plot of the adaptation of Andrzej Sapkowski's novels.

Netflix Introduces Main Characters of The Witcher

qjin, 09 December 2019, 23:37

Netflix has published new promotional materials for The Witcher. They focus on the main characters: Geralt, Yennefer and Ciri. The videos also show new scenes where you can get a better look at Jaskier.

CD Projekt RED Won't Make a Sequel to Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales

Konrad Serafinski, 07 December 2019, 23:08

Paweł Burza from CD Projekt RED informed that the studio does not plan to continue Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales. This is not very good news for Witcher's fans, but it is worth noting that during the next few years, the company will probably be busy creating content for Cyberpunk 2077.

Alzur's Legacy - Premiere of Witcher Fan-Movie

Adrian Werner, 07 December 2019, 19:28

After a week's delay, Alzur's Legacy / Half Century of Poetry Later, a fan production set in the Witcher universe, finally made its debut on YouTube.

Polish Dub of Netflix's Witcher has Geralt of Rivia Voiced by Himself

Paul Wozniak, 06 December 2019, 14:10

Official information from Netflix confirms that Polish viewers will be able to watch The Witcher with dubbing and voiceover. Starring as Geralt of Rivia, the Polish voice of Johnny Silverhand and a retired witcher himself, Michal Zebrowski.

The Witcher Will Appear in a Game With Mechs

Bart Swiatek, 05 December 2019, 13:58

Geralt of Rivia get a guest appearance in another game. This time we are talking about Daemon X Machina - a post-apocalyptic action adventure game with mechs in the main role, developed by First Studio. The title is available only on the Nintendo Switch console.

Netflix's Witcher - Henry Cavill on Fans, Haters and Geralt

Bebop, 04 December 2019, 22:18

Henry Cavill, the actor playing Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher, was a guest on Jake's Takes. In four minutes he revealed his favorite roles and admitted how he perceives the fans. Including persons considered to be toxic.

Almost 10" and $700 - Spectacular Figure of The Witcher 3's Yennefer

Bebop, 03 December 2019, 22:43

Pre-orders for figures of the famous sorceress Yennefer of Vengerberg from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in an alternative costume have just launched. Beloved of Geralt of Rivia looks stellar, but potential collectors may be deterred by the high price.

Premiere of Fan-made Witcher Movie Delayed by a Week

Milosz Szubert, 29 November 2019, 20:42

The creators of Alzur's Legacy (Polish title: Half Century of Poetry Later), a fan-made film set in the universe of Andrzej Sapkowski's books, decided to postpone the premiere on YouTube. The movie will debut on December 7.

We've Seen Alzur's Legacy; Fan-made Witcher Movie Holds its Own

Adrian Werner, 28 November 2019, 14:09

One of our editors has already seen Alzur's Legacy (Polish title: Half Century of Poetry Later), a fan-made film set in the universe of The Witcher. He came out of the screening very pleased.

Netflix's Witcher - First Opinions are Very Enthusiastic

Bart Swiatek, 25 November 2019, 12:36

Some critics have already had the opportunity to see the first five episodes of The Witcher from Netflix. Everything seems to indicate that the company has delivered a very successful work, which is distinguished by great acting and excellent visuals. However, it is an adaptation that strays from the books in some places.

Netflix Confirms The Witcher Season Two

Michael Kulakowski, 13 November 2019, 22:32

Even before the premiere of the first episode of The Witcher, Netflix announced that it is starting the production of the show's second season. The cast and film crew of the series remain unchanged. According to the producers' plans, more episodes of The Witcher will air in 2021.

The Witcher (Netflix) - Trailer's Secrets and a Ton of New Photos

Christian Pieniazek, 13 November 2019, 14:24

A lot of new photos from Netflix's The Witcher have appeared on the web. In addition, a video material in which Lauren S. Hissrich and Tomasz Baginski discuss individual elements of the latest trailer, revealing various tidbits from behind the scenes, has been released by Netflix Poland.