List of accolades received by The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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Three men onstage at Game of the Year awards
Marcin Iwiński, one of the founders of CD Projekt, accepting the Game of the Year award at the 2016 Game Developers Choice Awards

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a fantasy action role-playing game developed and published by CD Projekt. It was released worldwide for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on 19 May 2015. The game is the third in the series, preceded by The Witcher and The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, which are based on the series of fantasy novels by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski. The game was met with critical acclaim and was a financial success, selling over six million copies in six weeks. The game won many Game of the Year awards from various gaming publications, critics, and game award shows, including the Golden Joystick Awards and The Game Awards.

Accolades[edit]

Date Award Category Recipient(s) and Nominee(s) Result Ref.
25 October 2013 31st Golden Joystick Awards Most Wanted The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Won [1]
24 October 2014 32nd Golden Joystick Awards Most Wanted Won [2]
5 December 2014 The Game Awards 2014 Most Anticipated Game Won [3]
30 October 2015 33rd Golden Joystick Awards Game of the Year Won [4]
Best Gaming Moment Won [4]
Best Storytelling Won [4]
Best Visual Design Won [4]
Studio of the Year CD Projekt Red for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Won [4]
3 December 2015 The Game Awards 2015 Game of the Year The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Won [5]
Best RPG Won [5]
Best Narrative Marcin Blacha and Borys Pugacz-Muraszkiewicz Nominated [6]
Best Score/Soundtrack Marcin Przybyłowicz, Mikolai Stroinski and Percival Nominated [6]
Best Performance Doug Cockle as Geralt (The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt) Nominated [6]
Best Art Direction The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Nominated [6]
Developer of the Year CD Projekt Red for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Won [5]
7 December 2015 Slant Magazine's 25 Best Video Games of 2015 Game of the Year The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Won [7]
9 December 2015 jeuxvideo.com's Best PC Games of 2015 Game of the Year Won [8]
11 December 2015 jeuxvideo.com's Best PS4 Games of 2015 Game of the Year Won [9]
16 December 2015 GameSpot's Best PS4 Games of 2015 Game of the Year Won [10]
The Telegraph Video Game Awards 2015 Game of the Year Runner-Up [11]
Best Sound Design Nominated [11]
Best Narrative Nominated [11]
Best Performance Doug Cockle as Geralt (The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt) Nominated [11]
Technical Achievement The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Won [11]
18 December 2015 The A.V. Club Readers’ Poll Game of the Year (Readers' Choice) Won [12]
Cheat Code Central's Cody Awards 2015 Game of the Year Won [13]
Best Male Character Geralt of Rivia (The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt) Won [14]
Best RPG The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Won [15]
Best Sound Won [16]
Studio of the Year CD Projekt Red for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Won [17]
The Guardian's Top 25 Best Games of 2015 Best Game The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Runner-Up [18]
19 December 2015 GameSpot's Best Xbox One Games of 2015 Game of the Year Won [19]
20 December 2015 Mirror Online's Best Games of 2015 Game of the Year Won [20]
GameSpot's Best PC Games of 2015 Game of the Year Won [21]
22 December 2015 Kill Screen's Best Videogames of 2015 Game of the Year Won [22]
21 December 2015 GameSpot's Game of the Year 2015 Game of the Year Won [23]
26 December 2015 PC Games's Best Games of 2015 Best RPG Won [24]
27 December 2015 Ars Technica's Best of 2015 Best Game Third [25]
Digital Spy's 20 Best Games of 2015 Game of the Year Won [26]
Eurogamer.it Best Games of 2015 Game of the Year Won [27]
28 December 2015 PC Games's Best Games of 2015 Best Studio CD Projekt Red for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Won [28]
Wired's Top 10 Best Videogames of 2015 Best Game Runner-Up [29]
31 December 2015 EGM’s Best of 2015 Game of the Year The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Won [30]
GamesRadar's Game of the Year 2015 Game of the Year Runner-Up [31]
PC Games's Best PC Games of 2015 Game of the Year (Readers' Choice) Won [32]
PC Games's Best PS4 Games of 2015 Game of the Year (Readers' Choice) Won [33]
Shacknews Game of the Year 2015 Game of the Year Won [34]
1 January 2016 Game Revolution's Best of 2015 Awards Game of the Year Runner-Up [35]
Best Developer CD Projekt Red Won [36]
Best DLC The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Hearts of Stone Won [37]
Best Story The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Nominated [38]
Best Art Direction Nominated [39]
Best Soundtrack Nominated [40]
Best RPG Nominated [41]
Official Xbox Magazine Game of the Year Awards 2015 Game of the Year Won [42]
The Escapist Game of the Year 2015 Game of the Year (Editors' Choice) Won [43]
4 January 2016 The Escapist Game of the Year 2015 Game of the Year (Readers' Choice) Won [44]
6 January 2016 Game Informer Best of 2015 Awards Game of the Year (Editors' Choice) Won [45]
Game of the Year (Readers' Choice) Won [46]
7 January 2016 Sixth Annual Metacritic User Poll Game of the Year (Readers' Choice) Won [47]
8 January 2016 IGN's Best of 2015 Game of the Year (Editors' Choice) Won [48]
Game of the Year (Readers' Choice) Won [48]
PC Game of the Year (Readers' Choice) Won [49]
PlayStation 4 Game of the Year Nominated [50]
Xbox One Game of the Year Nominated [51]
Best Art Direction (Readers' Choice) Won [52]
Technical Excellence (Readers' Choice) Won [53]
Best Original Music Won [54]
Best Performances (Readers' Choice) Won [55]
Best Story (Readers' Choice) Won [56]
Best Expansion (Readers' Choice) The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Hearts of Stone Won [57]
11 January 2016 68th Writers Guild of America Awards Outstanding Achievement in Videogame Writing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Nominated [58]
5 February 2016 IGN AU Black Beta Select Awards 2015 Game of the Year Won [59]
18 February 2016 19th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards Game of the Year Nominated [60]
Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction Nominated [60]
Outstanding Achievement in Character Geralt of Rivia (The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt) Nominated [60]
Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Nominated [60]
Outstanding Achievement in Story Won [60]
Outstanding Technical Achievement Won [60]
Outstanding Achievement in Game Design Won [60]
17 March 2016 16th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards Game of the Year Won [61]
Best Technology Won [61]
19 March 2016 2016 SXSW Gaming Awards Game of the Year Won [62]
Excellence in Gameplay Nominated [62]
Excellence in Art Nominated [62]
Excellence in Technical Achievement Won [62]
Excellence in Visual Achievement Won [62]
Excellence in Narrative Won [62]
Excellence in Musical Score Nominated [62]
Most Enduring Character Geralt (The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt) Nominated [62]
21 March 2016 15th National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers (NAVGTR) awards Game of the Year The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Won [63]
Animation, Technical Won [63]
Art Direction, Period Influence Won [63]
Art Direction, Fantasy Won [63]
Camera Direction in a Game Engine Won [63]
Control Design, 3D Nominated [63]
Costume Design Won [63]
Direction in a Game Cinema Won [63]
Game Design, Franchise Won [63]
Game Engineering Won [63]
Graphics, Technical Nominated [63]
Original Dramatic Score, Franchise Won [63]
Performance in a Drama, Lead Doug Cockle as "Geralt" Won [63]
Performance in a Drama, Lead William Roberts as "Uncle Vesemir" Nominated [63]
Sound Editing in a Game Cinema The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Won [63]
Writing in a Drama Won [63]
Game, Franchise Role Playing Won [63]
7 April 2016 12th British Academy Games Awards Artistic Achievement Nominated [64]
Audio Achievement Nominated [64]
Best Game Nominated [64]
Game Design Nominated [64]
Performer Doug Cockle as Geralt of Rivia Nominated [64]
Persistent Game The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Nominated [64]
Story Nominated [64]
22 March 2018 16th Annual Game Audio Network Guild Awards Best Game Music Cover/Remix "Sword of Destiny" Won [65]

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