CD Projekt Red says it is shifting to a “dual-franchise model.” The transfer means the studio aims to develop each The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and Cyberpunk 2077 sequels. The studio’s parent firm, CD Projekt Capital Group, introduced the change in its latest bi-annual earnings report. CD Projekt Red amount of probable, solid confirmation but that it plans to develop a new mainline Witcher game.
Pre-release of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, studio head Adam Badowski gave conflicting accounts as to whether CD Projekt Red deliberate to develop a true sequel. Within the four years since The Witcher 3 got here out, the corporate has been similarly demure about whether followers will get to play Geralt of Rivia in one other experience. Now, nonetheless, it seems the financial realities of relying on a single big release to keep up the financial health of the studio have pressured CD Projekt to vary switch.
Moving ahead, the company says it plans to work on each The Witcher and Cyberpunk franchises concurrently, to smoothen out its financials between big releases. Bottom line: as soon as Cyberpunk 2077 comes out next year, followers will not have to attend one other four to five years to play a new game from the studio.
The studio’s newest game, Cyberpunk 2077, will launch on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on April 16th, 2020. It’ll likely be one other few years before fans get to return to the world of The Witcher in a new adventure. Till then, the excellent Wild Hunt is making its way to the Nintendo Switch this fall.