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CD Projekt RED reveals the cost of The Witcher 3’s development and marketing

CD Projekt RED has revealed some interesting data about The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’s development, including its budget, staff size, and more.

At the studio’s latest financial briefing, CD Projekt RED’s CEO Adam Kicinski confirmed that The Witcher 3 cost the studio 306 million złoty (roughly the equivalent of $81 million) across both development and marketing. Alongside the game’s budget, Kicinski revealed that even outside of CD Projekt RED’s internal staff of 240 employees, more than 1,500 individuals were involved in Wild Hunt’s development over the course of its three-year development cycle.

Other interesting stats revealed during the presentation include information on the game’s localization efforts, as The Witcher 3 was translated into 15 different languages, seven of which were fully voiced with over 500 voice actors performing work across all the languages.

Additionally, over 40 separate marketing campaigns were launched to help advertise Wild Hunt’s launch.

You can check out the entire presentation in the video below:

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is available now on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, and has the first of its two expansion packs launching next month on October 13th.

For more on The Witcher 3, check out Gaming Trend’s review.

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