There’s been the suggestion of multiplayer in CD Projekt Red’s new game Cyberpunk 2077 for a while. In 2013, studio head Adam Badowski even told me “we’re going to add multiplayer features”, although he also said “it will be a story-based RPG experience with amazing single-player playthroughs”. Regardless, that was five years ago, and a lot has happened since then.
The only multiplayer CD Projekt Red has developed has been the turn-based kind in Witcher card game Gwent and The Witcher Adventure Game – although there was that Witcher mobile MOBA. It’s not unlike the Polish studio to take on something ambitious but why wobble the boat for the sake of a feature The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt did so, so well without?
Fortunately it appears CD Projekt Red feels the same. In a streamed CDPR financial conference today, president and joint-CEO Adam Kiciński suggested, almost beyond a doubt, that Cyberpunk 2077 would be a single-player game.
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