What simply occurred? The long-awaited next-gen console improve for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will not arrive within the second quarter of 2022 as beforehand promised. CD Projekt Red stated it has determined to have its in-house improvement group carry out the remaining work on the next-gen model of the sport for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series. Saber Interactive, the developer that labored on the Nintendo Switch port, had been dealing with the next-gen improve.
In a regulatory word to buyers, CD Projekt Red stated the choice was made primarily based on suggestions from individuals in control of improvement.
We have determined to have our in-house improvement group conduct the remaining work on the next-gen model of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. We are at the moment evaluating the scope of labor to be achieved and thus should postpone Q2 launch till additional discover. 1/2
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The studio additional stated it’s evaluating the scope of the remaining work to be achieved and has postponed launch till additional discover.
CD Project Red introduced the next-gen remaster again in September 2020, noting it could characteristic a number of graphical and technical enhancements together with ray tracing and sooner load occasions. CDPR even stated homeowners of the present model could be eligible for a free improve. It was initially scheduled to reach within the second half of 2021 however acquired bumped to Q2 2022. Now, it is anybody’s guess.
It’s been simply over three weeks since CD Projekt Red introduced it was engaged on a brand new Witcher sport utilizing Unreal Engine 5. That challenge is seemingly within the early levels of improvement, however one has to marvel if the studio’s partnership with Epic had any influence on the choice to maneuver the next-gen improve in home.