The Witcher dev unveils Cyberpunk RPG

CD Projekt Red working on AAA role-playing game based on pen-and-paper system; The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings sells 1.7 million.


The Witcher developer CD Projekt Red has unveiled an all-new role-playing game based on Mike Pondsmith's Cyberpunk pen-and-paper RPG system. The game is currently in development by a second team at CD Projekt Red in Warsaw, Poland, by "seasoned developers."

A first look inside CD Projekt Red's new Cyberpunk RPG.
A first look inside CD Projekt Red's new Cyberpunk RPG.

Speaking about the project during its annual summer conference, CD Projekt Red CEO Marcin Iwinski said the new Cyberpunk RPG is a "dream come true." Firm details on the project were not made available, but Iwinski said the game will be a "mature RPG for mature audiences" that features "realistic and brutal" action in a futuristic universe.

Iwinski also said the new Cyberpunk game will boast a nonlinear narrative filled with "life and detail," as well as a varied selection of character classes. Lastly, the developer said the new project will sport an arsenal replete with weapons, upgrades, implants, and other high-tech toys.

No release window or platforms were named for the project.

Also during CD Projekt Red's conference today the company revealed that The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings has sold more than 1.7 million copies across the PC and Xbox 360. On top of this, the game will arrive in Japan on August 23 and will hit the Mac this fall.

For more on The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, check out GameSpot's review.

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