CD Projekt Purple has delayed the much-anticipated next-gen upgrades for Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Cyberpunk 2077’s upgade is now focusing on a launch date inside Q1 2022 (January-March), with The Witcher Three to observe swimsuit in Q2 (April-June).
Introduced in an investor update, CD Projekt wrote: “The Administration Board of the Firm hereby publicizes that, based mostly on suggestions equipped by individuals supervising improvement, it has determined to allocate extra time to each initiatives. The Firm presently intends to launch the next-gen model of Cyberpunk 2077 within the first quarter of 2022, and the next-gen model of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt within the second quarter of 2022.”
A subsequent tweeted model of the replace would not provide a selected reasoning for the delay, however says, “we need to make it proper.”
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Each video games had been as a consequence of see their improve released in the second half of 2021, with The Witcher’s upgrade to return with extra, free content inspired by Netflix’s live-action take on the collection. Each upgrades might be free to last-gen homeowners of the video games, and may enhance graphical constancy and efficiency.
The delay follows an announcement in September that noticed CD Projekt refuse to offer concrete release dates for either upgrade, and never ruling out a push into subsequent yr. That warning is a response to Cyberpunk’s disastrous launch, main it to promise to be more careful about its pre-release marketing in future.