During a financial report from the company, CD Projekt Red confirms that they will be moving into a “dual-franchise model” for both The Witcher and Cyberpunk 2077. Managing two separate […]
During a financial report from the company, CD Projekt Red confirms that they will be moving into a “dual-franchise model” for both The Witcher and Cyberpunk 2077.
Managing two separate major franchises (The Witcher and Cyberpunk), along with several independent development teams, enables the Company to conduct parallel work on several projects and smoothens its long-term release schedule. This migration towards a dual-franchise model supported by several independent product lines also permits optimization of manufacturing and financial activities, mitigates important risk factors and makes it easier for Company employees to seek professional fulfillment.
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What this means is they will work on various projects at once as they grow in size to be able to ease the wait of game to game releases. This is exactly what Sony Interactive Entertainment’s Guerrilla Games is doing, working on 2 games at once to make a release every 2-3 years rather than every 5-6 years.
What this does confirm is that the studio is working on a new The Witcher title while they are also currently finishing up Cyberpunk 2077. What we don’t know is how early in development it is, or if it’ll be next generation only.
The Witcher III: Wild Hunt in 2015 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. It’ll land on Nintendo Switch as a Complete Edition on October 15th, 2019.