This year was a no-show for Cyberpunk 2077 at E3, but that was by design. In fact we aren't going to be seeing anything substantial at all for about two more years. The initial reveal trailer was to 'gauge interest'.
The response "has been incredible," saidco-CEO Marcin Iwinski, and it also helped them avoid 'burning out on swords'. The studio is kept "energized with Cyberpunk."
For the foreseeable future the core team at CD Projekt RED remains on The Witcher 3 as they develop the two known expansions coming later this year and early next. "We released the Cyberpunk teaser trailer because we wanted to see how gamers felt about it," explained Iwinski.
"We were super excited about the project internally, but what if it wasn't the right thing? But the response has been incredible. Now it's just up to us to deliver. We're hard at work on it."
Switching from dark fantasy to science-fiction has breathed new life into the studio.
"You can craft swords for 12 years, but you might get burnt out," he said. "People might want to leave and go work on something else. We're excited to switch to guns. We intended to keep
Cyberpunk 2077 will release on PC and most likely consoles, but it's unclear if it could make it out the door by 2017. For now we're riding a horse named Roach and refusing to bow to Emperors. Two morehave dropped this week for The Witcher 3.