CD Projekt Red announced on Monday that the upcoming open-world role-playing game The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt had already more than 1 million pre-orders after its release in 2015. The game launches next week, on 19 May, for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. (it will be playable on Steam at 1 AM CET)
Early copies of the game are already available on sale at some stores in the United Arab Emirates. Also, gameplay footage from that copies has appeared on Twitch, but they will be taken before 19 May.
In addition to its record-breaking pre-orders, The Witcher 3 also attracted a diverse fanbase. The game’s story and characters, as well as its gameplay mechanics and graphics, appealed to players across various demographics. According to CD Projekt Red, the game was particularly popular in Europe and North America, but it also gained a significant following in other regions such as Asia and Australia.
The Witcher 3 also attracted a diverse range of players in terms of age and gender. While the gaming industry is often seen as male-dominated, The Witcher 3 appealed to both male and female players. The game’s developer, Marcin Iwinski, noted that the game’s female protagonist, Ciri, was particularly popular among female players.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’s pre-order numbers and diverse fanbase are a testament to the game’s success and popularity. The game’s story, characters, and gameplay mechanics appealed to players across various demographics, and its marketing campaign was effective in generating hype and anticipation for its release. CD Projekt Red’s achievement with The Witcher 3 highlights the potential for successful and diverse games in the gaming industry.