CD Projekt Red announced that Cyberpunk 2077 The next-gen update will arrive in the second half of 2021. The announcement comes from a five-minute video in which the company apologized for the game’s rough launch.
In a video posted to Twitter, CD Projekt co-founder Marcin Iwiński described the game’s post-launch plans. Iwiński says the game’s PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X updates are targeted for the second half of the game. the year. Previously, no estimate was given for updates.
Below you’ll find CD PROJEKT co-founder’s personal explanation of what the days before Cyberpunk 2077 were like, sharing the studio’s take on what happened with the game. on older generation consoles. pic.twitter.com/XjdCKizewq
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Iwiński has provided a timeline showing when the next game updates are expected. A new patch is slated to be released within the next 10 days, and a larger update will be released in the following weeks. The game’s first DLC update will only come after the fixes have been implemented. CD Projekt Red says it will continue to provide patches to the game after the first winter patches.
The video offers a glimpse into the days leading up to the game’s difficult launch. Iwiński explained that the game was developed with the PC in mind and has been adjusted for consoles after the fact. He goes on to explain that the root cause of the poor performance on PS4 and Xbox One is due to the game’s in-game streaming system, which created an extensive testing process. The hub of the development of homework has also contributed to the problem, he added.
In a follow-up blog post, CD Projekt Red touched on the topic of crunch, which was implemented to complete the game in time for its release. “Avoiding the tightening of all our future projects is one of our main priorities,” notes one of the answers to frequently asked questions.
Cyberpunk 2077 is currently available on PC and Xbox consoles, although it has been removed from Sony’s PS Store. In our post-patch review of the game, we recommended that players stop purchasing the game until further fixes or the next-gen update to the game are released.