Cyberpunk 2077 Is "Far, Far Bigger Than The Witcher 3" Says Dev

Cyberpunk 2077 sounds like it will be massive.


Developer CD Projekt Red has described it's upcoming sci-fi role-playing game Cyberpunk 2077 as much larger than it's recently released fantasy RPG, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Speaking to MCV UK in an interview, visual effects artist Jose Teixeira said, "Cyberpunk is far bigger than anything else that CD Projekt Red has done before... far, far bigger."

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Teixeira went on to explain how development on The Witcher 3 helped the team as it worked Cyberpunk 2077.

"The Witcher helped Cyberpunk quite a bit, because the game got so big and so complex that it really taught us," he said. "We really didn't know what was going to happen. If anything, working on The Witcher 3 was a really good and often brutal learning experience. Cyberpunk is going to benefit greatly from it. I can almost guarantee it."

Cyberpunk 2077 was first revealed in May 2012, although it did not have a name at the time. CD Projekt Red confirmed that the game would be based on Mike Pondsmith's Cyberpunk pen-and-paper RPG system. The Cyberpunk 2077 title was announced in October 2012. Details on the game have been scarce, although CD Projekt Red did say that it was not planning to discuss the game until 2017 at the earliest, choosing to focus on The Witcher 3 instead.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was released in May this year and was highly praised in GameSpot's review, where it scored a ten out of ten. Following the game's launch, CD Projekt Red has released several free DLC packs and has announced an expansion titled Hearts of Stone.

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