The next-gen version of Cyberpunk 2077 is expected to release in the first quarter of 2022 (Q1 2022) alongside a major update for all platforms, said Adam Kiciński, President and Co-CEO of CD Projekt Group. The executive of the Polish video game maker also indicates that it is also working on a first extension of Cyberpunk 2077, which had a start full of bugs. The game was supposed to be released on Sony PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S platforms, however, the release has been delayed to early next year.
In a press note and video message about its third quarter 2021 results, Kiciński said the third quarter of the year was marked by continued work on Cyberpunk 2077 updates (review) and transformation in progress from the studio. “We’re hard at work on next-gen versions of Cyberpunk and The Witcher 3,” he said, adding that the group is expanding the teams tasked with developing a major expansion for Cyberpunk. Cyberpunk’s planned expansion would incur fees for players.
Without mentioning the changes that will be seen in the game, the manager pointed out that the Group’s consolidated net profit was lower than in the third quarter of last year due to expenses related to the Cyberpunk update and exploratory work. on new projects.
Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red released a major update (Patch 1.3) for PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Stadia in August this year. The new patch brought improvements and changes to the game as well as the first free downloadable content (DLC) for the game.
Recently, a report said that Cyberpunk 2077 became the best seller globally with around 23,300 (84%) very positive player reviews on Steam.