Cyberpunk 2077 Delayed to December 10th
Sad news for everyone looking forward to the November 19th release of CD Projeck Reds Cyberpunk 2077. The game has been delayed once again. News of the Cyberpunk 2077 delay was released via the Cyberpunk 2077 Twitter account. As of the time of writing this article Cyberpunk 2077 has been delayed to December 10.
The image posted to the Cyberpunk 2077 twitter states the reasoning behind the the delay. This delay follows a couple so far. As for the message here’s what they had to say:
Today, we’ve decided to move the release date of Cyberpunk 2077 by 21 days. The new release date is December 10th.
Most likely, there are many emotions and questions in your heads, so, first and foremost, please accept our humble apologies.
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 9 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 also be wondering what these words mean in light of us saying we achieved gold master some time ago. Paissing certification, or ‘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 via a Day 0 patch. This is the time period we undercalculated.
We feel we have an amazing game on our hands and are willing to make every decision, event the hardest ones, if it ultimately leads to you getting a video game you’ll fall in love with.
Yours,Adam Badowski & Marcin Iwinski
Essentially while the game has gone gold Cd Projekt Red has a number of improvements they wish to make prior to the game hitting consoles and PC. This delay should allow them to add many of the improvements made over the additional 21 days to the Day 0 patch.