The Witcher 3 sales surpass 4 million copies in first two weeks

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt sales have surpassed 4 million copies within the first two weeks of the games release on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC, CD Projekt RED has announced.

The Witcher 3 had hit 1 million pre-order sales by May 11 and had already beaten sales of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings which took three months to sale 940,000 copies.

In a letter to games thanking them for the role they have played in helping The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt become the fastest-selling game of the year so far, outselling Battlefield: Hardline and has been sitting comfortably at the number 1 spot in the game sales chart for some time, Co-Founder of CD Projekt RED, Marcin Iwiński stated:

Dear Gamers,
May 19th was a crucial date for all of us here at CD PROJEKT RED — we released The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, our open world role-playing game that we had been hard at work on for over 3 years. Since day one, you have given us tons of positive feedback and support — the sheer volume of emails we’ve gotten since launch simply congratulating us for our efforts is both epic and heartwarming, and I wish every developer comes to have such a fantastic community. In terms of media reception, we’re really humbled by the scores the game has received all around the world. With an average of 90+ on every platform, Wild Hunt is our dream coming true.
I’d also like to take this opportunity to thank the four million gamers worldwide who bought The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in the first two weeks from launch. Four million RPG fans spending their hard-earned money on our game is a sign that we did something right, and you can be sure that we’ll harness all that positive energy and make the upcoming expansions worthy of the grand adventure that you’re telling us Wild Hunt already is! Until then, keep on enjoying Wild Hunt, do not forget to grab your weekly set of free DLCs, and stay tuned for constant updates and enhancement to the game we are continuously working on.
Dandelion once said to Geralt that the world is changing, the sun is setting, and vodka’s running out — go, play, and have fun!

All the best,

Marcin Iwiński
Co-founder, CD PROJEKT RED

 

Source: CD Projekt RED