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Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings

Support for The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings


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Issues and fixes


Please review the Third-Party Game Support topic to determine whether your question should be directed to the game developer or to Steam Support. Sending a support request to the wrong party may result in a delay in processing your request.


Retail CD-Keys for this game cannot be registered through Steam. If you wish to create a shortcut to this game under your Library, instructions can be found here:

Adding non-Steam games to your Library


An NTFS filesystem is required to run the Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. If you are running FAT32 you will need to reformat a partition to NTFS for this game to work.


Secondary Installers

If you're encountering issues when launching or playing The Witcher 2, make sure everything installed correctly.

Aside from verifying your game cache and checking your connection with Steam, you may also need to manually run secondary installers required by this game.

Exit Steam entirely.

Browse to your The Witcher 2 installation folder (Usually C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\the witcher 2\)

Run the following installers:

  • ...\Steam\steamapps\common\the witcher 2\redist\vcredist_x86.exe
  • ...\Steam\steamapps\common\the witcher 2\redist\DirectX\DXSETUP.exe

Reboot your computer and test the issue again. If the issue persists, contact The Witcher 2 support.


Bonus content

The extra content included with the digital premium version of this title is not automatically downloaded with the game.

To access the bonus content, please log into your Steam account and navigate to the Library Tab. In the drop down menu directly under "Library" switch the view of the list to "Tools". Select "The Witcher 2: Bonus Content" and download it by double clicking, or right clicking the listing and selecting "Install Game..."

After the download is complete, you can access the bonus content by either double clicking the entry in the tools list. You can also navigate directly to the installation folder (Default is C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\the witcher 2\BonusContent)


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