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The Witcher 3

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The Witcher 3
The Witcher 3 cover
CD Projekt Red
CD Projekt
Release dates
May 19, 2015
Metacritic 93
OpenCritic 92
Series The Witcher (series)
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General information

Official Forums
The Witcher 3 Nexus Mods Community Discussions Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

macOS Compatibility

Compatibility layer Rating Notes
CrossOver Playable 1 or 2 type of enemies are invisible but they are very easy to kill.[1]
Wine Playable A few enemies are invisible and a few have bugged textures. Most notably the Hounds of the Wild Hunt are invisible in the first quest you meet them, the rotfiends are invisible in Velen and the sirens are invisible in Skellige. Skellige also has a lot of places in the coastline where the game becomes very glitchy.[2]
Parallels Perfect


See PCGamingWiki for Windows and/or Linux availability.

Gameplay videos


  1. Render issue with The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt · Issue #582 · doitsujin/dxvk · GitHub - last accessed on 2022-07-16
    "err: D3D11Device::CreateGeometryShaderWithStreamOutput: Not implemented. Sirens are one of the enemies in Witcher 3 that rely on Stream Output which DXVK currently can't implement."
  2. Verified by User:Exerra on 2022-12-28
    Device: Mac Mini M1 2020 8GB RAM
    OS: macOS 12.2
    Method: PortingKit
    Game version: 1.32
    Store: GOG
    Resolution: 1920x1080
    Settings: Medium
    Controller: Xbox Series S
    Comment: NVIDIA Hairworks must be turned off, game crashes if the graphics quality is higher than the Medium preset and every postprocessing item can be turned on and still have the game be smooth (except motion blur). When using PortingKit the game does not exit when the button has been pressed in-game, it only closes the window. To exit fully, either go to PortingKit and kill all processes using the PortingKit GUI, or go to Activity Monitor and kill all the wine processes. If the game does not launch (wine process starts, then quits automatically) restart your computer and try again.