Beforehand, CD Projekt Crimson introduced that Cyberpunk 2077’s multiplayer could be a “standalone” product and never only a mode within the single-player sport. Nevertheless, in CDPR’s new strategy update video, the corporate dropped new info that casts uncertainty round the way forward for Cyberpunk 2077‘s multiplayer sport.
President and joint CEO Adam Kiciński said, “Beforehand we hinted that our subsequent AAA could be a multiplayer Cyberpunk sport however we have now determined to rethink this plan. Given our new, extra systematic and agile method, as an alternative of primarily specializing in one huge on-line expertise or sport, we’re specializing in bringing on-line into all of our franchises sooner or later.”
It is a assertion that neither confirms nor denies whether or not the standalone Cyberpunk 2077 multiplayer mode continues to be taking place.
The one suggestion we are able to glean from Kiciński’s remark is that Cyberpunk 2077’s multiplayer standalone sport has been deprioritized indirectly in favor of bringing multiplayer to all franchises. Final we heard, CDPR mentioned in January 2020 that gamers ought to expect it to release in 2022 at the earliest.
Kiciński additional elaborated on CDPR’s future plans for on-line integration however didn’t remark explicitly on the standing of Cyberpunk 2077’s multiplayer sport. “We’re constructing a web-based know-how that may be seamlessly built-in into growth of our future video games. This know-how will energy on-line parts we select to introduce in our video games, and can guarantee we are able to accomplish that with none nice technological debt. With this know-how in place, we are able to begin to develop a web-based community–powered by our personal Gog Galaxy platform–which connects avid gamers each inside and outdoors of our video games,” he said.
We’ll replace right here if we discover out extra details about Cyberpunk 2077’s standalone multiplayer sport.
In the identical video, CPDR additionally lined communication and growth changes–most of them in response to Cyberpunk 2077’s troubled launch. You possibly can take a look at our rundown of CDPR’s strategy update video for extra details about the corporate’s future plans.