CD Projekt Red postpones the release of Cyberpunk 2077 for 21 days. So the game will not be released on November 19, but only on December 10. According to the studio, more time is needed for all different versions of the game to run smoothly.
In early October, CD Projekt Red said the game will release the gold status had reached. That is, the game is ready and all content is there. Still, more time is needed for all different versions to run properly, the studio says now. The studio wants to implement improvements with a day 0 patch and had not calculated enough time for that, it now appears.
The developer states that optimizing the nine different versions of the game takes a lot of time. These are the versions for the Xbox One and One X, PlayStation 4 and 4 Pro, PC and Google Stadia. In addition to these six versions, the game should also be made compatible with the Xbox Series X and S and the PlayStation 5. A next-gen update for the game won’t follow until sometime next year.
At the end of September, it was announced that employees of the studio were obliged to work six days a week. This already showed that a lot of work had to be done to meet the deadline. Cyberpunk 2077 has been postponed several times. The release date was first April 16, which became September 17, and then November 19. Now the release date is December 10.