The Witcher Season 2, Most Viewed Show on Netflix, got amazing reviews on Rotten Tomatoes than the Witcher Season 1.
The Witcher series is based on the Witcher books by Andrzej Sapkowski and the witcher video games. The Witcher Season 1 was released on Netflix in the year 2019, which was loved but criticized too for various reasons. The audience was confused because of the unclear timeline hopping shown in season 1, and it was compared with the Game of Thrones Series too.
However, the Witcher Season 2 didn’t get complaints and reviews on Rotten Tomatoes were higher for season 2 than for season 1.
The Witcher Series, both seasons were recently in the top 10 list of most-viewed series on Netflix. Within 28 days of the release, the audience has binge-watched the whole season on Netflix. The Witcher Season 2 has outpaced the witcher season 1 on the Tomatometer by getting a much higher rating.
The Witcher Series includes many popular actors like Henry Cavill playing the role of Geralt of Rivia, the Witcher, Anya Chalotra playing the role of a powerful sorcerer, Yennefer of Vengerberg, Freya Allan taking up the role of Princess Cirilla of Cintra, Ciri and many more.
The Witcher Season 1 is an introduction for all the characters, their timeline and their journey starting on their own paths. The Witcher Season 2 includes many dangerous and horrifying monsters, which comes with fantastic action and mystery. The reviews of Witcher on Netflix has made it one of the top properties of Netflix.
In addition to the series, many other spin-offs, prequels and movies are under process to be released on Netflix. Netflix was looking for a big franchise IP, and the Witcher projects will fulfil Netflix’s desires.
The Witcher Rotten Tomatoes – Reviews
The Witcher Season 2 was released after a two-year-long wait because of the global pandemic. Despite the delay, the Witcher Season 2 got a positive reaction from the critics, and this season earned 94% on Rotten Tomatoes, whereas Season 1 got only 64%.
On Rotten Tomatoes, there are a number of factors that affect the scores. For the Witcher Season 2, the factors are straightforward timeline, dynamic characters, more horrifying monsters, etc.
The score given for both seasons is noticeable as the Top Critics on Rotten Tomatoes gave a 42 per cent score to the Witcher Season 1, and the same increased the score to 82 per cent for the Witcher Season 2.
The Top Critics are more receptive towards the Witcher Season 2; the irony is the audience for the same if exact opposite. The viewers gave a 90% score for the Witcher Season 1, but the score dropped to 60% for the Witcher Season 2.
The audience liked Season 1 more than season 2 because the fans of the Witcher books and the video games were annoyed with the deviations done from the source material and using the F-word, which breaks the immersion of the fantasy world in the Witcher Season 2.
Nevertheless, the Witcher Season 3 is under the process in which the scriptwriting has been done. It will be curious to see how well the series be able to get praises from both the critics and the fans?
The Witcher Netflix Rotten Tomatoes reviews for season 2 considered the portrayal of the biggest villains. Let’s see how it will benefit the witcher season 3, which will be released in the next year, 2023, possibly.