Improvement of the sequel to CD Projekt Crimson’s Cyberpunk 2077 will start in 2023 with pre-production as soon as the group has wrapped and shipped the unique sport’s upcoming DLC, Phantom Liberty.
Adam Kiciski, president and joint CEO of CD Projekt Crimson, says in its latest earnings report that the group is ending up improvement of the growth presently, of which nearly 350 persons are engaged on.
Because of the Netflix anime sequence Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, the sport has had a second wind. As beforehand reported, Cyberpunk 2077 had greater than 1,000,000 individuals log in and, as of September 21, remained one of many high 10 most-played video games on Steam.
That earnings report, which lined the third quarter of enterprise for CD Projekt (July – September of this yr), revealed that this was its finest third quarter since its founding within the ‘90s.
The corporate introduced in $54.2 million in income because of sturdy gross sales of Cyberpunk 2077, which the corporate will trying to replicate in its sequel.
It looks like the darkish days of the sport’s launch are far behind within the rearview mirror for avid gamers.
2023 received’t simply be the beginning of pre-production for the following Cyberpunk, however may additionally carry a beloved entry in a beloved franchise to consoles. Capcom apparently plans to carry Monster Hunter Rise to PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Sequence X|S, and Xbox One subsequent yr.
Insider Gaming reported that the sport will launch January 20 on these platforms, in addition to change into obtainable on Sport Move, adopted by its growth Sunbreak later within the spring. Capcom will supposedly unveil these plans at The Sport Awards on December 8.
Monster Hunter Rise initially launched in March 2021 for Nintendo Swap, with the sport now on PC too.
What’s fascinating in regards to the information of it launching on console with Sport Move is that Xbox is supposedly working by itself Monster Hunter-like launch in line with a report from earlier this yr.
In January, Jeff Grubb of GameSpot sister web site Large Bomb revealed that the title is codenamed Venture Suerte, and is below improvement at Sure Affinity, a studio that has primarily achieved work supporting different video games, together with Xbox’s personal Halo franchise, of which Sure Affinity can also be rumored to be growing a battle royale sport for its newest entry Halo Infinite.