Cyberpunk 2077 is again standing at the threshold of a delay, developer CD Projekt Red has confirmed. The game, originally touted to release in April 2020, will now release on 10 December. Officials of the developing studio left a note on the social media handles of the game on Tuesday that said they are pushing back the game by 21 days from its last final release date, which was on 19 November.
The note mentioned that the “biggest challenge” for them right now was to ship the game on “current-gen, next-gen, and PC at the same time” for which they have to prepare and test nine versions of the game “while working from home.” The official Twitter account made the announcement that has left fans in a frenzy.
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— Cyberpunk 2077 (@CyberpunkGame) October 27, 2020
They earlier announced that the game went “gold,” meaning all the content and gameplay was ready for the final retail version. However, it seems like there is still some work to be done, particularly preparing nine versions of the game for the different platforms it will release on.
According to the developers, they had under-calculated the period in which last-minute improvements were to be made, which has resulted in the latest delay. The statement also said that it is their determination to get the best version of Cyberpunk 2077 out to gamers, that have led to this delay.