According to the latest reports, it seems that the PlayStation 5 and Xbox version of the Witcher 3 game series will not be released any time soon.Witcher 3 remains a popular game, and given that the open-world role-playing game has now sold more than 40 million copies worldwide, it is clear that demand for it has not diminished. Is. CD Studio Project Red introduced the ninth-generation versions of the game in 2020, but has recently postponed its release from the second quarter of 2022 to an unspecified date. In fact, the decision was made while the development of these versions was transferred from the office of Saber Interactive Studios in Russia to CD Project Red. This is actually the studio that worked on the 4K and Nintendo Switch versions of the game. However, after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, many companies have severed ties with Russian game studios. "We have decided to leave the development of the next-generation version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt to our in-house team," Project Red Studio announced on Twitter. We are currently evaluating what needs to be done, so we should postpone the release of the game until further notice.
Due to this, for those who are worried about this delay, the Polish studio has assured That this delay will not be long. Michal Novakowski, Project Red's senior vice president of business development, recently stated that while postponing the game's release indefinitely may indicate development problems, there is no cause for concern.
The following is a complete statement by Novakowski:
Which really caught my attention. In fact, it was reported in one of the news that the ninth generation version of Witcher 3 has been postponed indefinitely; As if it will not be developed. I mean, that's not true.
There's a lot of speculation right now about the release
date, which could be June of next year or something, but nothing is
certain. We will develop the game with our team and the game is
scheduled to end in the main studio. We are evaluating our time and
this needs a little research. That's the only thing we can
Novakowski also added that the ninth-generation port will
not require many developers, and on the other hand, the development
process of the fourth version of Witcher, which is underway
with Unreal Engine 5 It is construction, will not be effective. In
addition to the above, Sidi Project Red is working on a new add-on
package from Cyberpunk 2077 and is scheduled to release it