Netflix's The Witcher Season 2: Reviews, Explainers, And Everything Else You Need To Know

As Netflix prepares to launch The Witcher Season 2, here's quite literally everything you need to know about what's to come.

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The time has come. The Witcher is, at long last, set to debut its second season on Netflix. On Friday, December 17, all eight episodes of Season 2 will launch on the streaming service, following the continuing adventures of Geralt (Henry Cavill), Ciri (Freya Allan), and Yennefer (Anya Chalotra)--and, naturally, everyone they deal with throughout the series.

Season 2 of The Witcher will introduce all kinds of new characters, monsters, and storylines. With so much to prepare for--and figure out--GameSpot is teaming with TV Guide and Metacritic for The Witcher Week, an ultimate guide to everything you need to know about the new episodes. Take a look at everything we have to offer below, and make sure to keep checking back as new stories, galleries, and more will be added as they are published.

GameSpot

GameSpot's Eric Frederiksen takes a long look at the first six episodes of Season 2, exploring how the series has evolved since we last saw it.

Let's be honest, there were parts of Season 1 to track, with the multiple timelines and plethora of characters introduces--not to mention all of the monsters, adventures, and more. As you prepare to binge Season 2, here's a crash course in everyone you need to remember and how, exactly, they fit into this world.

Before you dig into Season 2, take a look at these images shared by Netflix and let your speculations run wild.

Jaskier the bard will never turn down a compliment, but his pride can't handle criticism. The writers of the Witcher seem to handle it a bit better.

Season 2 ended on quite a twist, so here's what we think it'll all mean for Season 3.

The new batch of episodes from the series adapted from the popular games and books landed with a teaser for the next spin-off.

TV Guide

If you were confused by the various timelines at play in Season 1 of The Witcher, don't worry--you weren't alone. Thankfully, it can all be explained with just a little but of time. Take a look at TV Guide's deep dive into the timelines, putting them in in chronological order to help you keep things straight.

Ahead of Season 2, get caught up on all of the trailers, released clips, first look photos, and find out which new cast members are joining the fray--there are even teases from Schmidt Hissrich about what stories will be coming in the upcoming season.

If you have already rewatched Season 1 and are looking for Witcher-like shows to quench your fantasy thirst before Season 2 premieres, we have suggestions to help you out.

A Witcher prequel series is on the way to explain how the first Conjunction of the Spheres came to be and set up how the Continent became the messed-up place that it is when we first encounter Geralt.

What better way to decipher what Season 2 of The Witcher is trying to tell us than to dig deep into Slavic cosmology?

TV Guide takes a look at the surprising ending of The Witcher Season 2.

Metacritic

Find out what all of the critics are saying about The Witcher Season 2 and be ready to leave your user score when the season drops.

Whether you're looking for another critically-acclaimed TV show or a game that gives you hundreds of hours of content to explore, these titles are the perfect follow-up to The Witcher’s second season.

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