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How many episodes are in The Witcher season 3?

As Henry Cavill returns to the Netflix series as Geralt of Rivia for the final time, we're here to let you know how many episodes are in The Witcher season 3.

Anya Chalotra in The Witcher season 3

How many episodes does The Witcher season 3 have? Henry Cavill is back as Geralt for one last time in the new season of Netflix’s The Witcher before being replaced by Liam Hemsworth.

Based on a book series of the same name, which would also go on to inspire some of the best videogames of all time, The Witcher follows stoic monster hunter Geralt of Rivia on his quest to protect Ciri. He’s joined by plenty of memorable characters, including Yennefer and Jaskier, in one of the best fantasy series on Netflix.

Now they’re back for another round. Here’s how many episodes are in The Witcher season 3.

How many episodes are in The Witcher season 3?

The Witcher season 3 consists of eight episodes.

These are spread out over two volumes, with the first five episodes dropping on Thursday, June 29, 2023, and the remaining three episodes airing on Thursday, July 27.

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It’s another staggered release for the Netflix series, which is a format the streaming service toyed with previously with Stranger Things season 4. It allows for a balance between all-out bingeing and some delayed gratification too.

For more on The Witcher, check out our guide to The Witcher cast, and find out who was the first Witcher. Or, take a look at our guide to everything new on Netflix, before seeing our picks for the best TV series of all time.

If you prefer the games, you can also check out PCGamesN’s guide to The Witcher remake release date and Pocket Tactics’ breakdown of The Witcher 3 characters. The Witcher: season 3 volume 1 releases globally on Netflix on 29th June and volume 2 on 27th July. Read our The Witcher season 3 volume 1 review.