Despite previous indications that CD PROJEKT RED was determined to release
on November 17th, in a
they announce the game has suffered yet another delay, and is now expected on
December 10th. The sci-fi RPG was originally
to come on April 16, 2020. Then
early this year
it was pushed back to
September 17th. Despite
it was on track,
it was announced that it was being
pushed back to November 17th. The development team has already
had to crunch
and the game is officially gold
word is it is still being set back by three weeks:
Today we decided to move to release date of Cyberpunk 2077 by 21 days.
The new release date is December 10.
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 nine versions of it (Xbox One/X, compatibility on Xbox Series S|X, 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 be wondering what these words mean in light of us saying we
achieved gold master some time ago. Passing certification, war '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 up by a Day 0 patch. This is the time period we
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.