Cyberpunk 2077 has been delayed from its April release to September 17, 2020, CD Projekt Red announced.
CD Projekt Red published the following notice on its official Twitter account confirming the postponed launch of their upcoming sci-fi role-playing game.
“Cyberpunk 2077 won’t make the April release window and we’re moving the launch date to September 17, 2020,” the company wrote.
We have important news regarding Cyberpunk 2077’s release date we’d like to share with you today. pic.twitter.com/aWdtR0grYV
— CD PROJEKT RED (@CDPROJEKTRED) January 16, 2020
“We are currently at a stage where the game is complete and playable, but there’s still work to be done. Night City is massive – full of stories, content, and places to visit, but due to the sheer scale and complexity of it all, we need more time to finish playtesting, fixing and polishing.”
CD Projekt Red did say that it wants Cyberpunk 2077 to be a “crowning achievement for this generation,” meaning the studio still intends to release Cyberpunk 2077 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
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Cyberpunk 2077 is a sci-fi first-person RPG based on the popular Cyberpunk tabletop RPG. Players will assume the role of V as they navigate the underground politics of Night City and maneuver between various criminal factions.
This is the third major delay for a video game title originally slated for Q1 2020. Square Enix announced earlier this week that Final Fantasy 7 Remake and Crystal Dynamic’s Avengers game would both be delayed. But while Final Fantasy 7 Remake was only delayed for a month, Avengers was delayed further back to September.
While the wait for Cyberpunk 2077 will be longer, you can still check out IGN’s Cyberpunk 2077 preview for more coverage.
Matt Kim is a reporter for IGN. You can reach him on Twitter.
Source: IGN.com Cyberpunk 2077 Release Date Delayed