Next-gen updates: The Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077 won't be ready until 2022


As CD Projekt Red has now announced, the next-gen updates of the two open-world role-playing games Cyberpunk 2077 (test) and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (test) were based on the postponed next year. This step had already become apparent recently and is therefore ultimately less of a surprise for gamers.

After The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in the Next Generation Edition already in early September 2020 for the PC as soon as the next-gen game consoles PlayStation 5 (test) and Xbox Series X | S (test) had been announced, it suddenly became quiet about the makeover. CD Projekt Red only spoke of a release “in the course of 2021” several times.

Next-Gen-Edition becomes Next-Year-Edition

< p class = "p text-width"> But as in the case of the next-gen update for Cyberpunk 2077, which will also come to the current game consoles from Sony and Microsoft and increase the feature set of the PC version and offer ray tracing, among other things, Nothing will come of this schedule. According to the official roadmap, Cyberpunk 2077 Next-Gen should be released this year for the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X and Series S.

The Cyberpunk 2077 roadmap cannot be adhered to (Image: CD Projekt Red)

The next-gen -Update of Cyberpunk 2077 should appear in the first quarter of 2022, before The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in the Next Generation Edition should appear in the second quarter of 2022.