The Witcher Series’ Sales Pass 33 Million Units; PS4 vs Xbox One vs PC Sales for The Witcher 3 Revealed
Sales of The Witcher, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt passed 33 million units, sold mostly on PS4 and PC for the third game.
Today CD Projekt released its financial results for the fiscal year 2017, and they were very positive.
As a matter of fact, in terms of sales 2017’s results actually topped those of fiscal year 2016, showing a consistent upward trend. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt remained the biggest contributor to revenue.
Most interestingly, we hear that by the end of 2017, the developer sold 33 million copies of games belonging to The Witcher‘s franchise, meaning The Witcher, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.
During the presentation, we got to see that during the first three years since release The Witcher 2 generated four times as much revenue as the first game. The Witcher 3 generated eleven times as much revenue as the second game, and fifteen times as much if we consider the revenue brought in by the expansions.
Interestingly, we get a reveal of the percentages of copies sold by The Witcher 3 for each platform . The PS4 version sold the most in 2015, while the PC version overtook it by a small margin in 2016, and more radically in 2017. The Xbox One version was left in third place during all three years.