If like me you are looking forward to the highly anticipated launch of the new Cyberpunk 2077 science fiction, action-adventure, role-playing game being created by CD Projekt Red. You will be disappointed to learn that its launch date has been pushed back once again until December 10th 2020. it’s not too long extra to wait but let’s hope that CD Projekt Red doesn’t push the date back yet again. The announcement was made via the official CD Projekt Red Twitter account.
Today, we’ve decided to move the release date of Cyberpunk 2077 by 21 days. The new release date is December 10th. Most likely, there are many emotions and questions in your heads, so, first and foremost, please accept our humble apologies.
The biggest challenge for us right now is shipping the game on current-gen, next-gen, and PC at the same time, which requires us to prepare and test 9 versions of it (Xbox One/X, compatibility on Xbox Series SIX, PS4/Pro, compatibility on PS5, PC, Stadia)… while working from home. Since Cyberpunk 2077 evolved towards almost being a next-gen title somewhere along the way, we need to make sure everything works well and every version runs smoothly. We’re aware it might seem unrealistic when someone says that 21 days can make any difference in such a massive and complex game, but they really do.
Some of you might also be wondering what these words mean in light of us saying we achieved gold master some time ago. Passing certification, or going gold’, means the game is ready, can be completed, and has all content in it. But it doesn’t mean we stop working on it and raising the quality bar. On the contrary, this is the time where many improvements are being made which will then be distributed via a Day 0 patch. This is the time period we undercalculated.
We feel we have an amazing game on our hands and are willing to make every decision, even the hardest ones, if it ultimately leads to you getting a video game you’ll fall in love with.
Adam Badowski and Marcin Iwinski
CD PROJEKT RED”
Cyberpunk 2077 will be available to play on PC as well as current and next-generation games consoles which will be launching next month and available from November 10th as the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S and a few days later the PlayStation 5 will also be launching.
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