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CD Projekt RED plans to release next-gen upgrade for Cyberpunk 2077 at the end of 2021

CD Projekt RED plans to release the next-gen Cyberpunk 2077 free upgrade, intended for PS5 and Xbox Series consoles, by the end of this year. The company reported this while presenting its quarterly figures. The next generation upgrade for The Witcher 3 should also be released at the end of this year.

The Polish gaming company reports in pdf file for investors He says the “target date” for the release of each of the next-generation upgrades is “late 2021,” but he hasn’t said concrete release dates yet. The company mentioned in January employment March Already the next generation upgrades for Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3 respectively will be released sometime in the second half of 2021, but he hasn’t said much about that since then.

Cyberpunk 2077’s next generation upgrade comes nearly a year after the game’s original release. The game was released on December 10, 2020 for PC and consoles and then came under fire for bugs and performance issues. Since then, the developer has made several major hotfixes and updates.

Cyberpunk 2077 Next Generation Upgrade

Recently, the studio released the 1.3 update, which among other things improved the mini-map and added free cosmetic DLC to the game. The developer has released 10 updates so far, writing in their investor presentation that they have “drastically improved the gaming experience for all players.” The match is also at the end of June Back to the PlayStation Store. At the end of last year, the game was canceled due to performance issues and bugs It has been removed from this digital store.

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The Witcher 3 was released in 2015 and was well received by critics and fans of the franchise. CD Projekt RED previously announced that it will offer a free upgrade for PS5, Xbox Series X, and S. This upgrade should add, among other things, visual and ray tracing upgrades to the game, and will include new content from The Witcher series on Netflix. This free update will also be available to players who own the PC version of the game.

CD Projekt also states that it generated total sales of €104.6 million in the first half of this year. In the same period last year, the turnover was still about 80.7 million euros. At the same time, the company’s net profit fell from 32.6 million euros to 23.3 million euros. This is partly due to the company’s higher costs in the first half of this year compared to last year.

The company also says it is slowly but surely moving developers from Cyberpunk 2077 and its next-generation upgrade to other projects. The company also mentions Cyberpunk’s first expansion, but also “other projects”. The studio has yet to provide any details about these projects.