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Could Cyberpunk 2077 debut on PlayStation 5 and the next Xbox?


 

CD Projekt Red’s <emCyberpunk 2077 is a game so mysterious that fans the world over can be sent into a tizzy with a single beep, so it’s no surprise that people are poring over every seemingly insignificant statement for new details. This time, though, that obsession may have paid off big, with a hint that the game will be arriving on the (still unannounced) next generation of consoles.

The source of the speculation is a presentation delivered by CD Projekt Red’s Piotr Nielubowicz and Adam Kiciński at Pareto Securities’ Gaming Seminar in Stockholm, Sweden. The talk actually went down way back in February, and we even covered some of Kiciński’s comments on the studio’s plans for the game back then. More recently, though, fans have latched onto the wording of one specific slide in the presentation:

As you can see, the second bullet point references “rich, true-to-live visuals built on current and next generation technology.” That sure sounds like the game will arrive on consoles that aren’t already on the market. With rumors swirling that PlayStation 5 developer kits are already out in the wild, it doesn’t seem so far-fetched.

Plus, given the amount of time the game has been in development already—and given that we’ve seen almost nothing of the game in that time—it wouldn’t be unreasonable to assume that perhaps CD Projekt Red is waiting on technology to catch up to its vision for the game. After all, the studio has yet to confirm any console release plans for Cyberpunk 2077. At the moment it’s only saying that the game will come to PC and other platforms.

Of course, the slide does mention current-gen technologies, too. That would seem to position Cyberpunk 2077 as a title that will appear on both current and future consoles. Whether that means the game will arrive on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One before the new hardware is announced remains to be seen.

We’re likely to learn much more at E3 2018. Rumors from earlier this year claimed 2077 would be playable at the show, and CD Projekt Red is indeed on the list of exhibitors.

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Source: WWG


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Could Cyberpunk 2077 debut on PlayStation 5 and the next Xbox?

Fans are digging into recent statements about Cyberpunk 2077—and they think they've found something interesting.

By Josh Harmon | 03/19/2018 08:00 AM PT

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CD Projekt Red’s <emCyberpunk 2077 is a game so mysterious that fans the world over can be sent into a tizzy with a single beep, so it’s no surprise that people are poring over every seemingly insignificant statement for new details. This time, though, that obsession may have paid off big, with a hint that the game will be arriving on the (still unannounced) next generation of consoles.

The source of the speculation is a presentation delivered by CD Projekt Red’s Piotr Nielubowicz and Adam Kiciński at Pareto Securities’ Gaming Seminar in Stockholm, Sweden. The talk actually went down way back in February, and we even covered some of Kiciński’s comments on the studio’s plans for the game back then. More recently, though, fans have latched onto the wording of one specific slide in the presentation:

As you can see, the second bullet point references “rich, true-to-live visuals built on current and next generation technology.” That sure sounds like the game will arrive on consoles that aren’t already on the market. With rumors swirling that PlayStation 5 developer kits are already out in the wild, it doesn’t seem so far-fetched.

Plus, given the amount of time the game has been in development already—and given that we’ve seen almost nothing of the game in that time—it wouldn’t be unreasonable to assume that perhaps CD Projekt Red is waiting on technology to catch up to its vision for the game. After all, the studio has yet to confirm any console release plans for Cyberpunk 2077. At the moment it’s only saying that the game will come to PC and other platforms.

Of course, the slide does mention current-gen technologies, too. That would seem to position Cyberpunk 2077 as a title that will appear on both current and future consoles. Whether that means the game will arrive on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One before the new hardware is announced remains to be seen.

We’re likely to learn much more at E3 2018. Rumors from earlier this year claimed 2077 would be playable at the show, and CD Projekt Red is indeed on the list of exhibitors.

Read More

Source: WWG



About Josh Harmon

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Josh picked up a controller when he was 3 years old—and he hasn’t looked back since. This has made him particularly vulnerable to attacks from behind. He joined EGM as an intern following a brief-but-storied career on a number of small gaming blogs across the Internet. Find him on Twitter @jorshy