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CD Projekt Red has lifted the veil on its in-development titles. According to the corporate, it’s engaged on three new Witcher titles, a brand new Cyberpunk sport and a standalone unique IP being developed in-house. All of those tasks are at the moment in pre-production or the idea stage. The firm additionally plans to develop its groups with a brand new studio in North America.
Out of the brand new Witcher tasks on the desk, the core CD Projekt Red crew would solely work on one: Project Polaris. CDPR revealed this title, deliberate as the primary a part of a brand new Witcher trilogy, with a teaser picture in March. It’s nonetheless in pre-production, although in response to the corporate it plans to launch all three video games inside a six-year timeframe.
Also in the works are Sirius, a story-driven expertise set in the Witcher universe, and Canis Majoris, an open-world RPG. Molasses Flood, which CDPR acquired final 12 months, is engaged on Sirius, whereas Canis Majoris is “contracted to be developed by a third-party studio led by ex-Witcher veterans.” It doesn’t say which studio this will likely be.
New IP; Cyberpunk’s redemption
It’s additionally engaged on a brand new Cyberpunk title, a sequel to Cyberpunk 2077 known as Project Orion. Also developed by the CD Projekt Red crew, it’ll “prove the full power and potential of the Cyberpunk universe.” It has not begun work on Orion, because it’s at the moment creating main DLC for 2077 known as Phantom Liberty, which is in its closing manufacturing section.
Along with its two established franchises, CDPR is engaged on Project Hadar, its new IP. It didn’t reveal any particulars about this challenge, besides that will probably be distinct from The Witcher and Cyberpunk. It’s at the moment in the conceptual section, being labored on “by a small strike team.”
In addition to all the sport bulletins, co-CEO Marcin Iwiński introduced he will likely be stepping down from his function to turn into chairman of the advisory board. The firm additionally pledged once more in its technique presentation that it’s “further developing a healthy and sustainable work environment,” following destructive studies in regards to the working setting throughout 2077’s development.
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