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* LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition: Including the physical versions of bonus content found with a digital purchase as well as [[{{Feelies}} a game map, a Witcher medallion, and a 33x24x26cm hand-painted statuette of Geralt fighting a Griffin. The Xbox One version even included a couple decks of Gwent cards.]] All for the low price of $149.99. However, unlike other instances of this trope, this actually ''was'' a Limited Edition - most retailers sold out within a couple weeks if not days of it being announced. Although the Witcher wolf medallion, unlike the ones included in collector's editions of the previous games, [[https://www.witcherstore.com/p/the_witcher_3_wild_hunt_medallion_and_chain.html#tabs_info1 is available as a separate purchase.]]

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** Flash, a prominent modder for ''The Witcher 2'', was brought on as a gameplay designer for ''The Witcher 3''

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* NamesTheSame: ''Almost''. Master Mirror's name is nearly identical to one of ''ComicBook/TheFlash'' supervillains, Mirror Master. Strangely, they also share a colour-scheme (orange and green).


* FunWithAcronyms:
** '''U'''gliest '''M'''an '''A'''live
** '''D'''efensive '''R'''egulatory '''M'''agicon, defeated by '''G'''ottfried's '''O'''mni-opening '''G'''rimoire
** '''G'''aunter '''O'''''''D'''imm


* ColbertBump: Not that the game wasn't a commercial success already, but the release of the [[Series/TheWitcher2019 Netflix series]] caused a [[https://www.ign.com/articles/2019/12/23/the-witcher-3-wild-hunt-hits-almost-50k-players-on-steam-following-netflixs-the-witcher-release massive resurgence of players on Steam]], at one point peaking at over 94,000 concurrent players, more than there was in the weeks following its launch in 2015.

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* ColbertBump: Not that the game wasn't a commercial success already, but the release of the [[Series/TheWitcher2019 Netflix series]] caused a [[https://www.ign.com/articles/2019/12/23/the-witcher-3-wild-hunt-hits-almost-50k-players-on-steam-following-netflixs-the-witcher-release massive resurgence of players on Steam]], at one point peaking at [[https://steamcharts.com/app/292030 over 94,000 100,000 concurrent players, players]], more than there was in the weeks following its launch in 2015.


** "El Brujero" -- The series's nickname among Hispanic fans, after the Netflix live action series was announced to have a Spaniard dub, in reference to the {{Blind Idiot Translation}}s that European Spanish dubs are infamous for. Also "El Magias" (The magical one), "El brujerias" (The witchcrafter) and "Geraldo Revilla y su caballo maravilla" (Geraldo Revilla and his wonder horse)

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** "El Brujero" -- The series's nickname among Hispanic fans, after the Netflix live action series was announced to have a Spaniard dub, in reference to the {{Blind Idiot Translation}}s that European Spanish dubs are infamous for. Also "El Magias" (The magical one), "El brujerias" (The witchcrafter) and "Geraldo Revilla y su caballo maravilla" (Geraldo Revilla and his wonder horse)horse). All usually pronounced with a ''THICK'' Spaniard accent.


** "El Brujero" -- The series's nickname among Hispanic fans, after the Netflix live action series was announced to have a Spaniard dub, in reference to the {{Blind Idiot Translation}}s that European Spanish dubs are infamous for.

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** "El Brujero" -- The series's nickname among Hispanic fans, after the Netflix live action series was announced to have a Spaniard dub, in reference to the {{Blind Idiot Translation}}s that European Spanish dubs are infamous for. Also "El Magias" (The magical one), "El brujerias" (The witchcrafter) and "Geraldo Revilla y su caballo maravilla" (Geraldo Revilla and his wonder horse)


* ColbertBump: Not that the game wasn't a commercial success already, but the release of the [[Series/TheWitcher2019 Netflix series]] caused a [[https://www.ign.com/articles/2019/12/23/the-witcher-3-wild-hunt-hits-almost-50k-players-on-steam-following-netflixs-the-witcher-release massive resurgence of players on Steam]], at one point peaking at over94,000 concurrent players, more than there was in the weeks following its launch in 2015.

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* ColbertBump: Not that the game wasn't a commercial success already, but the release of the [[Series/TheWitcher2019 Netflix series]] caused a [[https://www.ign.com/articles/2019/12/23/the-witcher-3-wild-hunt-hits-almost-50k-players-on-steam-following-netflixs-the-witcher-release massive resurgence of players on Steam]], at one point peaking at over94,000 over 94,000 concurrent players, more than there was in the weeks following its launch in 2015.


* ColbertBump: Not that the game wasn't a commercial success already, but the release of the [[Series/TheWitcher2019 Netflix series]] caused a [[https://www.ign.com/articles/2019/12/23/the-witcher-3-wild-hunt-hits-almost-50k-players-on-steam-following-netflixs-the-witcher-release massive resurgence of players on Steam]], at one point peaking at nearly 50,000 concurrent players.

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* ColbertBump: Not that the game wasn't a commercial success already, but the release of the [[Series/TheWitcher2019 Netflix series]] caused a [[https://www.ign.com/articles/2019/12/23/the-witcher-3-wild-hunt-hits-almost-50k-players-on-steam-following-netflixs-the-witcher-release massive resurgence of players on Steam]], at one point peaking at nearly 50,000 over94,000 concurrent players. players, more than there was in the weeks following its launch in 2015.

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** "El Brujero" -- The series's nickname among Hispanic fans, after the Netflix live action series was announced to have a Spaniard dub, in reference to the {{Blind Idiot Translation}}s that European Spanish dubs are infamous for.

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* ColbertBump: Not that the game wasn't a commercial success already, but the release of the [[Series/TheWitcher2019 Netflix series]] caused a [[https://www.ign.com/articles/2019/12/23/the-witcher-3-wild-hunt-hits-almost-50k-players-on-steam-following-netflixs-the-witcher-release massive resurgence of players on Steam]], at one point peaking at nearly 50,000 concurrent players.


* FanNickname: The [[IncrediblyLamePun Switcher]][[note]]the nickname fans will refer to the UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch port of the game[[/note]]

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* FanNickname: The [[IncrediblyLamePun Switcher]][[note]]the Switcher]] [[note]]The nickname fans will sometimes use to refer to the UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch port of the game[[/note]]game, occasionally accompanied by the subtitle [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild "Breath of the Wild Hunt"]].[[/note]]

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* FanNickname: The [[IncrediblyLamePun Switcher]][[note]]the nickname fans will refer to the UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch port of the game[[/note]]


* ActorAllusion: Creator/CharlesDance described his character as "the most powerful man in the land, who speaks very little but his word speaks volumes". This description also perfectly captures [[Series/GameOfThrones Tywin Lannister]] or [[Discworld/GoingPostal Lord Vetinari]]. The game contains a number of {{Shout Out}}s to ''Series/GameOfThrones'' as well.


* The game has won 250 Game Of The Year Awards, along with 650 other awards. Combined, the game has over 800 awards.
* [[http://witcher.wikia.com/wiki/The_Taxman_Cometh The Taxman Cometh]] quest, the monster the [[http://witcher.wikia.com/wiki/Chort_of_White_Orchard Chort of White Orchard]], and the related cards in Gwent (the Chort and "Cow"), are in-game additions that reference player exploits that used to result in a lot of crowns very, very fast. Without clicking the wiki links and spoiling the fun, let's just say that killing six cows in White Orchard results in the Bovine Defense Force Initiative getting deployed.

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* The game has won 250 Game Of The of the Year Awards, along with 650 other awards. Combined, the game has over 800 awards.
* [[http://witcher.wikia.com/wiki/The_Taxman_Cometh The Taxman Cometh]] quest, the monster the [[http://witcher.wikia.com/wiki/Chort_of_White_Orchard Chort of White Orchard]], and the related cards in Gwent (the Chort and "Cow"), are in-game additions that reference player exploits that used to result in a lot of crowns very, very fast. Without clicking the wiki links and spoiling the fun, let's just say that killing six cows in White Orchard results in the Bovine Defense Force Initiative getting deployed.

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