Because the launch of Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt has spruced up the sport and at present has its sights on launching the PS5 and Xbox Sequence X/S variations of it. On the identical time, it was additionally getting ready an optimized model of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for these two consoles. Each have been anticipated to come back out earlier than the top of this 12 months, however CD Projekt has determined they want extra time on each video games. PS5 and Xbox Sequence X/S variations of Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077 have formally been delayed to 2022.
CD Projekt made this announcement in a press release launched on its investor relations web site on October 20, 2021. In keeping with the press launch, each Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077 have been delayed out of the present 12 months on the brand new consoles. Present-gen variations of Cyberpunk 2077 at the moment are anticipated to launch in Q1 2022 whereas current-gen variations of the Witcher at the moment are anticipated someday in Q2 2022.
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There have been rumors that CD Projekt may be preparing a delay of Cyberpunk 2077 for a while. After the disastrously buggy and glitchy launch of Cyberpunk 2077 which compelled the corporate to apologize (and in addition get removed from PlayStation Store for quite some time), there’s little doubt that CD Projekt is attempting to keep away from the error of dashing the brand new variations of those video games to completion. In the meantime, whereas we knew about The Witcher 3 on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S, we didn’t actually have a date for it on the time, so its delay to after the launch of Cyberpunk 2077 appears wise.
Both means, each video games are set to launch in current-gen optimized varieties within the first half of 2022. Keep tuned as we await additional particulars, reminiscent of concrete launch dates, on each Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3.
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