And that will probably be a “triple-A release” .
Following the information that its massively anticipated open-world sci-fi journey Cyberpunk 2077 will see a 5 month delay, CD Projekt has confirmed that the sport’s beforehand introduced multiplayer – which it is now describing because the “the triple-A release we’re working on in parallel with Cyberpunk 2077” – likely now won’t arrive until after 2021.
A multiplayer part for Cyberpunk 2077 was first mooted all the way in which again in 2013, however it wasn’t until final 12 months that CD Projekt made it official. Even so, the developer remained coy about multiplayer’s last kind, solely saying that it would not arrive for Cyberpunk 2077’s launch, and that the studio’s preliminary focus can be on delivering free DLC and extra single-player content material.
Now, nevertheless, talking in an investor Q&A earlier right this moment (as noticed by Polygon), CD Projekt’s vice chairman of enterprise growth Michał Nowakowski has given the clearest indication but of the corporate’s present plans and growth timeline.
Nowakowski defined that Cyberpunk 2077’s newly introduced delay, alongside the “series of events we expect to occur after that”, imply that “2021 appears unlikely as a release date for the Cyberpunk multiplayer”. He additionally confirmed that multiplayer is “the triple-A release” that is being developed in parallel with the Cyberpunk single-player sport.
While it could be a while earlier than CD Projekt is able to share specifics concerning Cyberpunk’s multiplayer, it sounds just like the studio’s single-player content material schedule following Cyberpunk 2077’s 17th September launch ought to preserve gamers greater than occupied within the interim.