Cyberpunk 2077’s Development Is Officially Over

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In an all-new financial report, CD Projekt revealed that development on Cyberpunk 2077 has officially ended. In the last report, published in February, there were just 17 developers left supporting the title – and now, that number has diminished completely. More than 400 developers are working on ‘Polaris’, the next game in The Witcher series, and 56 are occupied with Orion, the sequel to Cyberpunk 2077.

End of an Era

Cyberpunk 2077 was released in 2020 to an overwhelmingly negative reception. It was such a failed game at launch that investors pursued legal action against CD Projekt Red. Then, amid a huge and ongoing expenditure, Cyberpunk 2077 was pulled out of the gutter by the team, and hundreds of millions of dollars turned it around for the better. By the time Phantom Liberty was released in 2023 (the game’s only expansion), Cyberpunk had come to be regarded as one of the most iconic rags-to-riches stories in gaming history.

The recent financial report published by CDR confirmed that not a single developer is left working on Cyberpunk 2077. This is the first time in over a decade that nobody is supporting the game at CDPR.

Cyberpunk 2077 ended life on a high. It won a BAFTA Award for the ‘Best Evolving Game’ and secured a whopping 95% positivity rating on Steam, a remarkable number by all accounts – especially when little more than two years ago, the game boasted around a 50% positivity rating.

We can now look forward to what’s coming next from CD Projekt.

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  1. Wish it was third person instead also now they’re done? Took them this long. So what does this team work on now? Support for Witcher 4 or the remake?

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