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The Witcher Season 2 Netflix release date

Here's what you need to know about The Witcher Season 2's Netflix release date, plus trailers, news, and more.

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The Witcher took the world by storm when it premiered on Netflix, casting Henry Cavill as the main character. It was a hit—and deservedly so—though it has left many clambering to find out when The Witcher Season 2 release date is.

The Witcher Season 2 Netflix release date

The Witcher Season 2 releases on Netflix on December 17, 2021. This was officially announced during WitcherCon 2021 by creatives behind the show.

The Witcher Season 2 release date on Netflix
The Witcher Season 2 release date on Netflix

Lauren S. Hissrich, the showrunner for The Witcher on Netflix had previously shared that the second season would be coming in 2021 during an AMA on Reddit.

“We don’t yet have a target launch date for Season 2, past 2021,” Hissrich said in the AMA. This has led many to believe that the show will probably come out in the latter half of the year.

According to TechRadar, a special effects company called Platige Image is set to complete work on the eight episodes for season 2 by July 2021. The company’s work on season 1 was originally due in November 2019, with the show launching worldwide in December. This lines up with the second season once again launching in December.

The Witcher 2 trailers, photos, and more

A brief teaser trailer for The Witcher Season 2 was revealed during Netflix Geeked Week back in June.

We got our first look at Season 2 with a series of tweets including photos of Geralt, Ciri, and Yenefer. Check them out.

In late December, Netflix also shared a short page from the show's script, and some new images from Season 2.

Photos shared to the r/NetflixWitcher Twitter account in March also gave us a glimpse of what many speculate is to be the Wild Hunt.

The Witcher Season 3 news

We’ve already seen rumors that The Witcher Season 3 might be in the works, but with Season 2 still underway, it's unclear when Season 3 news will start to drop. For now, we'll focus on keeping up to date on news about Season 2 and will update this section when there is more to share.

If you haven’t already watched The Witcher Season 1 on Netflix, then we highly recommend checking it out. It’s a very solid representation of bringing a book/gaming IP to the television screen. If you have watched it, but are confused about the timeline—it doesn’t move chronologically—then we can also help with that. In our The Witcher timeline breakdown, we show you where every episode takes place in Geralt’s story to help you understand the storyline a bit better.

The Witcher Season 2 will be released on Netflix on December 17, 2021. As we lead up to launch, we'll keep our eyes out for any new details on the show. For future news, bookmark our topic page dedicated to The Witcher television series.

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