(Pocket-lint) - CD Projekt Red has revealed that it is readying connected releasing next-gen upgrades for Cyberpunk 2077 by the extremity of 2021.
The institution has been moving connected updates for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X for a portion now, but has present fixed a firmer people day of the merchandise of "late 2021". While updating shareholders with the latest net report, the institution acceptable retired a timeline for launch.
CD Projekt Red has spent astir of the twelvemonth moving connected patches and fixes for Cyberpunk 2077 aft an unfortunate motorboat successful 2020. The crippled was successful specified a atrocious authorities that it was pulled from the PlayStation store and took six months to reappear there.
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The developers intelligibly cognize the challenges up though and Michał Nowakowski, SVP of concern improvement spoke during the net telephone astir the difficulties:
"The people is to merchandise the next-gen mentation of Cyberpunk 2077 precocious this year...At the aforesaid time, keeping successful caput the lessons we person learned during the past twelvemonth and taking into relationship that this task inactive remains successful development, we can’t accidental with afloat certainty that the accumulation docket volition not change."
CD Projekt Red has besides revealed that implicit a 3rd of the institution is presently moving connected the new-gen version, truthful it's intelligibly taking the enactment seriously.
Adam Kiciński, President and Joint CEO besides talked astir the value of the IP and the game's future:
"We powerfully judge successful the agelong word imaginable of this IP. That’s wherefore we’re presently moving connected the archetypal enlargement for the game, though I cannot accidental thing for much astir it astatine this constituent successful time."
Obviously, an optimised mentation of the crippled would beryllium a bully happening to person this vacation season, particularly if you're managed to get your hands connected 1 of the caller consoles.
Writing by Adrian Willings. Originally published connected 2 September 2021.