The Witcher: Monster Slayer is a new mobile AR game in The Witcher universe. Developers are not in a hurry to share metrics yet, focusing on fixing numerous bugs. However, the project itself has already crossed the mark of 500 thousand downloads on Google Play in less than a week after the release.The Polish business publication drew attention to this .

Judging by the official statistics of Google Play, now the number of installations of The Witcher: Monster Slayer is between 500 thousand and 1 million. It is not yet possible to accurately calculate the number of downloads.

The AR-title for “The Witcher” is on the 12th place in the top free games in the American Google Play. In Canada, The Witcher: Monster Slayer ranks seventh, and in the UK — eighth. In Russia, the game is now only in 74th place.

According to Sensor Tower, on the day of release, the project was in the top 100 most downloaded games on iOS in 20 countries at once. In Russia, The Witcher: Monster Slayer now ranks 81st in the category of free games. The project also remains a leader in the Polish App Store.

The official release of The Witcher: Monster Slayer took place on July 21. Spokko, a subsidiary studio of CD Projekt, is responsible for the development of the game. Now it employs less than 200 people.

The players generally accepted the project positively. Now he has good user reviews — 4.3 points in Google Play and 4.4 in the App Store. However, many scold The Witcher: Monster Slayer for bugs and critical errors.

According to shortly after the release, Spokko received over 4 thousand support requests. Some users complained about crashes, as well as the inability to download and launch the game on the day of release. Also, some of the players encountered an unusual bug — after completing the training, they were immediately transferred to a much higher level in the range from the 25th to the 40th.

The developers themselves note that they are now working hard to fix bugs and process numerous requests from players.

The Witcher: Monster Slayer is a free—to-play AR game that focuses on narrative. In it, players search for monsters on the map and fight them with swords, signs and bombs, as well as perform plot tasks. At the same time, the location of monsters is tied to their types — for example, there will be much more vampires on the streets at night, and utopians most often live near water.