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The Witcher 3 Reaches 86k Concurrent Players On PC Following Next-Gen Update

86k Concurrent Players!!

The Witcher 3 is often considered the best example of an open-world title. Despite being released in 2015, The Witcher 3 continues to be extremely popular for its RPG elements and expansive world.

The game has recently received a next-gen update for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC. Features like ray tracing are now available for players across different platforms. Though the game is seven years old, the Witcher 3 Wild Hunt has seen a significant resurgence.

We have noticed that The Witcher 3 has recently reached over 86k concurrent players on Steam.

Witcher 3 Steam Charts
Source: SteamDB

As seen above, the game has reached 86k peak concurrent players, marking the highest player count for The Witcher 3 in over a year, and 53k players are still playing the game at the moment. While this is not the all-time peak for the game, the numbers are enormous.

After the next-gen update, PC players can now enjoy the game in a new Ultra+ graphics preset. Moreover, the game now supports new features like ray-traced reflections and shadows. The latest update also introduces modern upscaling technologies like DLSS 3 to The Witcher 3.

However, many PC users have also been facing issues after the recent update. The new settings are extremely taxing on even the best graphics cards, but fans have also reported problems like crashing and poor performance on lower settings. As a result of the new issues, The Witcher 3 has seen several negative reviews on Steam. But the developers have noticed the problems and are working on fixing the legendary title.

Are you planning to try the new update for Witcher 3? Have you played it before? Please let us know in the comments.

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