Witcher 3, GTA V, Skyrim & Far Cry 4 Map Size Comparison

/ 2 years ago


CDProjektRED has already proven it has what it takes to make an epic RPG. The original Witcher game was a little clunky, but it set the wheels in motion for the RPG masterpiece that was The Witcher 2, one of the best games of the last generation and when it launched, it was a titan in terms of graphical performance too. Now we have The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt on the horizon and we’re preparing for the ultimate Witcher experience as well as what is expected to be one of the biggest and best RPGs of all time. The only question is, exactly how big is the world of The Witcher 3?


To put it simply, the game is freaking massive. For those that need numbers, 1 “massive” is around 136km2, but that only accounts for the Novegrad, No Man’s Land and Skellige Islands, there are 4-6 more regions beyond that of unknown size, but we do know that they’re also on a grand scale.

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Even with this little bit of information, we can work out that The Witcher 3 is at least 3.7 times the size of the 36 km2 GTA San Andreas map, it’s 1.5 times bigger than the 81 km2 of GTA V, 3.3 times the 41 km2 of Read Dead Redemption, 3 times bigger than Far Cry 4’s 46 km2, three and a half times bigger than Skyrims modest 39 km2!

Put simply, we only have conservative estimates of the map size, but with some areas still to be detailed, the estimate is only going to go one way; up!

Thank you GamingBolt for providing us with this information.

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    that’s a lot of walking

  • Mr_Katanga

    If I was 18 again I’d be sh!tting my pants with joy. But I’m a lot older that now, with two kids. I will literally never finish this game.

    • The struggle is real my friend 😀 haha!

    • RCBound

      I don’t have kids, but will still be too busy to finish it also. I’m still buying it though, I love escaping once in a while and as graphice improve so does the immersion 🙂

    • Mr Christopher

      Sorry to necro… but to think of finishing it once… then doing it all over again in NG+! lol

    • Dawson Retter

      I’m still a teen, but I plan on devoting my twenties to me. It helps to do so when you have no friends.

      • Dawson Retter

        Well, and spending time with my parents and grandparents.

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  • 63Jax

    omg, and when i’m thinking i like to check every rock, hole….pffff, i’ll be busy

  • going through that whole map with a horse only or is there something else? Excuse my ignorance I never really paid attention to the previous ones.
    At least in GTA you get some fast cars to move around, or some planes and all! haha

    • Oskari

      fast travel, boat and horse..thats all i know of

  • Anonymous

    It’s not bigger than GTAV

    • Nathaniel Pillar

      Yes it is.

      • Anonymous

        Oh my!!!🙈😂😂😂
        I forgot that comment 😂 it was a joke genius 😂

  • Ravi singh

    While playing GTA V seems to be bigger in size. May be its due to camera, quest poisitioning etc.

  • Dawson Retter

    I’ve seriously got to get this game. And Metal Gear Solid V, and Ghost Recon Wildlands, and etc. etc.

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