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App ID 210970
App Type Game
Developer
Publisher Thekla, Inc.
Supported Systems Windows macOS
Last Change Number 23591175
Last Record Update 18 May 2024 – 01:28:28 UTC ()
Release Date 26 January 2016 – 17:15:00 UTC ()

You wake up, alone, on a strange island full of puzzles that will challenge and surprise you.

Additional Information

Developer Thekla, Inc.
gamedir ValveTestApp210970
metacritic_name The Witness
icon empty string
controller_support partial
metacritic_score 87
NoServers No
metacritic_fullurl https://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/the-witness?ftag=MCD-06-10aaa1f
state eStateAvailable
VisibleOnlyWhenSubscribed Yes
community_visible_stats Yes
sourcegame Yes
ReleaseState released
Publisher Thekla, Inc.
Store Release Date 26 January 2016 ()
osarch empty string
community_hub_visible Yes
Primary Genre Adventure (25)
Store Genres Adventure (25), Indie (23)
Steam Release Date 26 January 2016 – 17:15:00 UTC ()
Original Release Date 26 January 2016 – 08:00:00 UTC () (1453795200)
Store Asset Modification Time 28 October 2019 – 23:24:03 UTC () (1572305043)
osextended macos64,macosnotarized
review_score 8
review_percentage 85
Detected Technologies (?) SDK.AMD_GPU_Services, SDK.Bink_Video, SDK.NVIDIA_Ansel, SDK.OpenVR
Steam Deck Compatibility
  • category: Playable
  • test_timestamp: 18 February 2022 – 00:00:00 UTC
  • tested_build_id: 3801772
  • configuration:
    supported_inputgamepad
    requires_manual_keyboard_invoke0
    requires_non_controller_launcher_nav1
    primary_player_is_controller_slot_01
    non_deck_display_glyphs0
    small_text0
    requires_internet_for_setup0
    requires_internet_for_singleplayer0
    recommended_runtimeproton-stable
    requires_h2640
  • This game's launcher/setup tool may require the touchscreen or virtual keyboard, or have difficult to read text
  • All functionality is accessible when using the default controller configuration
  • This game shows Steam Deck controller icons
  • In-game interface text is legible on Steam Deck
  • This game's default graphics configuration performs well on Steam Deck
  • Note: This game does not default to external Bluetooth/USB controllers on Deck, and may require manually switching the active controller via the Quick Access Menu

Supported Languages

15 Languages Interface Full Audio Subtitles Achievements
English Yes Yes Yes Yes
French Yes Yes Yes
Italian Yes Yes Yes
German Yes Yes Yes
Spanish - Spain Yes Yes Yes
Polish Yes Yes Yes
Portuguese - Portugal Yes Yes Yes
Portuguese - Brazil Yes Yes Yes
Russian Yes Yes Yes
Arabic Yes Yes Yes
Japanese Yes Yes Yes
Simplified Chinese Yes Yes Yes
Traditional Chinese Yes Yes Yes
Korean Yes Yes Yes
Hungarian Yes Yes Yes

Tags

Categories

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small_capsule
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header_image
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library_assets
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library_heroen view image
library_logoen view image
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Web Assets
capsule_231x87.jpgLast-Modified: 19 January 2016 – 18:43:56 UTC
capsule_467x181.jpgLast-Modified: 19 January 2016 – 18:43:56 UTC
capsule_616x353.jpgLast-Modified: 19 January 2016 – 18:43:56 UTC
header.jpgLast-Modified: 19 January 2016 – 18:43:56 UTC
library_600x900.jpgLast-Modified: 28 October 2019 – 23:24:03 UTC
library_hero.jpgLast-Modified: 28 October 2019 – 23:24:03 UTC
logo.pngLast-Modified: 28 October 2019 – 23:24:03 UTC
page_bg_raw.jpgLast-Modified: 19 January 2016 – 18:43:56 UTC

Steam charts

  • 79 players right now
  • 170 24-hour peak
  • 6,185 all-time peak 31 January 2016
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Store data

  • 117,112 followers
  • #2501 in top sellers
  • 14,655 positive reviews
  • 2,576 negative reviews
  • 85.05% positive reviews

Twitch stats

  • 0 viewers right now
  • 69 24-hour peak
  • 88,107 all-time peak
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User reviews history NEW

  • 😋 Very Positive
  • 83.19% SteamDB Rating
  • 14,655 85.1% positive reviews
  • 2,576 14.9% negative reviews

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Markers

Date Label 30-day Peak
26 January 2016 – 17:15 Steam Release -
14 February 2017 – 06:37 Humble Bundle: Humble Freedom Bundle -
3 March 2017 – 17:00 Humble Bundle: April 2017 Humble Monthly #18 -
31 March 2020 – 18:00 Humble Bundle: Humble Conquer COVID-19 Bundle -
12 May 2021 – 18:00 Humble Bundle: Humble Heal: Covid-19 Bundle -
9 February 2024 – 19:00 Humble Bundle: Mind-Bending Masterpieces -

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How many players are playing The Witness right now on Steam?

Steam player counter indicates there are currently 79 players live playing The Witness on Steam.

The Witness had an all-time peak of 6185 concurrent players on 31 January 2016.

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