CD Projekt has offered some updates on the way forward for its much-maligned shooter-RPG Cyberpunk 2077.
To begin, the Polish video games writer revealed in its newest earnings name that 60 % of its first-quarter 2021 gross sales got here from Cyberpunk 2077, though it didn’t reveal specifics.
But gross sales of the sport proceed to be restricted total following its December elimination from the PlayStation Store resulting from its bug-ridden state, and it’s nonetheless unclear when this might be reversed. Per Axios Gaming editor Stephen Totillo, CD Projekt mentioned PlayStation has metrics that it nonetheless should hit.
“We cannot go into the details of where we are with that. But there is a process. We’re in the middle of [it]…conversations happening…the decision will be announced when it’s ready to be announced,” mentioned CD Projekt within the name.
Instead, the corporate reiterated its “commitment” to sharpening Cyberpunk 2077 and making the sport “a long-term success.” In in its earnings report, CD Projekt included a chart to display how the sport’s “crash rate” has gone down over the previous 5 months amid a number of patches.
However, the graph solely reveals that crashes have been taking place normally with none context, comparable to what number of have nonetheless been occurring or what the breakdown is throughout the varied platforms that Cyberpunk 2077 is out there on.
Elsewhere, CD Projekt additionally offered an up to date roadmap with the patches it’s issued up to now and the extra hotfixes it has deliberate for 2021 and past. As beforehand promised, yet-to-be-revealed “free” downloadable content material and a “new-gen” model (PS5 and Xbox Series X/S) may also come within the latter half of 2022.
Finally, the corporate says its CD Projekt Red improvement groups are making ready to start “parallel development of two AAA games” in 2022, presumably as soon as Cyberpunk 2077 is in a predominantly acceptable state. Its new Vancouver studio will help with these tasks. For now, it stays to be seen what these video games might be, though it’s anticipated that not less than considered one of them might be The Witcher associated.
For now, CD Projekt is planning to launch The Witcher: Monster Slayer this summer time, a Pokémon Go-esque AR cellular sport, and PS5/Xbox Series X and S variations of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt within the second half of the 12 months.
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