Tag: Cd Projekt Red
News The Witcher 3 PS5 Patch 4.02 Improves Performance, Fixes Bugs
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has had a rough ride so far on PS5. The current-gen edition of the beloved RPG has struggled with its performance in particular, and CD Projekt RED has been hard at work to get the game ship-shape. Now, patch 4.02 is available to download and install, weighing in at just over 2GB. As the official patch notes...
News Crunchyroll Crowns Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Anime of the Year
Night City royalty
Animated streaming monolith Crunchyroll has crowned Cyberpunk 2077 tie-in series Edgerunners Anime of the Year, beating out popular series like Demon Slayer and Attack on Titan for the top spot. Edgerunners is a stand-alone work which reignited interest in the once-maligned open-world RPG, alongside a
News Cyberpunk 2077's Highly Anticipated 1.7 Update Could Be Coming Soon, or So Fans Think
Phantom Liberty's phantom patch
It's been a while since we heard anything about Cyberpunk 2077 or its upcoming expansion, Phantom Liberty — which is still supposed to be releasing this year. But if Steam database logs are to be believed, then CD Projekt Red's silence could soon be broken. As pointed out on Reddit, the game's changelist sho
News The Witcher 3 PS5 Performance Mode Noticeably Worse After Patch 4.01
One step forward, one step back
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt got a native PS5 release when the Complete Edition launched back in December, marking the first time PlayStation players could travel The Continent and murder much of its wildlife at a silky-smooth 60fps. And while it all looked and ran well, there was still room for improvement, and so in...
News The Witcher 3 Update Stealthily Adds New Witcher Gear Swords
Top notch swords!
The latest update for The Witcher 3 on PS5 has made some undocumented changes to one of the game's merchants. More specifically, there's an armourer in Novigrad who had his iconic greeting removed in the 'next-gen upgrade'. Back on PS4 he used to, rather famously, exclaim "Top notch swords!" every time Geralt talked to him — and...
News The Witcher 3 PS5 Patch 4.01 Improves Performance, Stops Setting Reset Bug
Plus quest fixes
The Witcher 3 on PS5 has received a fresh patch, which is available to download right now. Update 4.01 is around 2.7GB in size, and promises improvements to the title's technical performance — particularly for the dedicated ray tracing mode. It also fixes an annoying bug which was resetting options every time the game was booted...
News The Witcher 3 PS5 Version Is Getting a New Patch 'Very Soon'
Sharpen those swords
As was hinted at by CD Projekt Red last week, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition — more commonly known as the game's 'next-gen update' — will be getting a patch in the near future. According to a new social media post from the developer, said patch is coming "very soon". It could be that it's in the certification...
News Cyberpunk 2077 Dev Acknowledges Linear Story Criticism, Says It's 'Justified'
"Players expected more"
Much ink has been spilt on the many failings of Cyberpunk 2077 (at least in its launch incarnation), but we should give credit where it's due. From the title's disastrous launch to its almost entirely unprecedented pulling from the PS Store, after many moons of patching, it finally feels like the game is in a good place
News Phantom Liberty to Boast the Biggest Budget CDPR Has Ever Allocated to DLC
Bigger is better
Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red has stated that its upcoming paid DLC Phantom Liberty will boast the "biggest budget" the company has ever invested in an expansion. That's according to wccftech, who in turn got it from Polish outlet
News The Witcher 3 on PS5 Gets a Physical Release Next Week
In the USA, UK, and most of Europe
CD Projekt RED has confirmed the physical release of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition on PS5 is slated for next week: 26th January 2023. The UK, USA, and majority of Europe will find the RPG on store shelves from the date mentioned, while Australia and New Zealand get it a day later. South American...
News The Witcher 3 Patch in 'Final Stages', Should Release Soon
By steel, by silver
Update: It's unclear whether CDPR is specifically referencing a PC update on social media. If it's a full-blown patch, we imagine that it'll be made available across all platforms, but it could be that it's designed to fix particular problems on PC. We've reached out to the developer for additional confirmation. Original story:...
Random That Original Cyberpunk 2077 Teaser Trailer Is 10 Years Old Today
What a journey it's been
Ten years ago today — that's almost two years before the release of The Witcher 3 — CD Projekt Red dropped the now infamous teaser trailer for Cyberpunk 2077. It would take another eight years for the Polish studio to releases its open world RPG, but back then, this CG teaser was an absolutely huge deal. It's been...
Poll What Review Score Would You Give The Witcher 3 PS5 Version?
Steel and silver
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition has brought Geralt of Rivia back to PlayStation with a bang. The incredibly highly rated open world RPG has been available on PS5 for about a week now — via a free upgrade, no less — and that's hopefully been enough time for you to form a full opinion on the game. In our opinion, The...
Poll Are You Playing The Witcher 3's PS5 Upgrade?
The Witcher 3's 'next-gen' update is out today on PS5, and it's a free upgrade if you already own the open world RPG on PS4. With that in mind, it's a fairly generous offer, especially since we think Geralt's adventure is still landmark title. Our The Witcher 3 PS5 review concludes: "Over seven years after its original release, The...
Out Today The Witcher 3's Free PS5 Upgrade Is Available Now
Iconic RPG is also on sale
The weather outside is frightful, but CD Projekt RED’s got your back. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt may have enjoyed several renaissances since it first released, but it’s about to get another one courtesy of its excellent free PS5 upgrade. For those of you who haven’t been paying close attention, the new-gen version is...
News This How Much Better The Witcher 3 Looks on PS5 Compared to PS4
Another impressive glow up
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is getting a glow up on PS5 this week – and while the upgrade is not quite as dramatic as, say, Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion, it’s still very nice. Following on from our stellar 9/10 review earlier in the week, we’ve collected some comparison
News The Witcher 3 PS5 Full Patch Notes Are Here
As promised, CD Projekt Red has published the full patch notes for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition. In other words, this is all of the stuff that's been added, improved, and tweaked on PS5, compared to the original PS4 version — which first released over seven years ago. The developer has already given us the...
Review The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition (PS5) - The Perfect Excuse to Replay a Masterpiece
Blood and shine
It's been over seven years since the original release of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and as far as we're concerned, it's still unmatched in the modern role-playing space. If anything, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition is a poignant reminder that many of the bars CD Projekt Red set in 2015 have yet to be topped. Geralt's...
News Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty Recruits Idris Elba, Shows Car Combat
Save the president
Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty got a new trailer at The Game Awards 2022, and CD Projekt Red's managed to lure another celebrity to Night City. That's right, acclaimed actor Idris Elba's in the expansion, as V appears to help the president of the New United States out of a jam. The trailer also gives us a very brief glimpse of...
News Cyberpunk 2077 Multiplayer Was Cut Because of Game's Troubled Launch, Admits CDPR
Even before Cyberpunk 2077 had actually released back in 2020, developer CD Projekt Red had confirmed that it was working on some kind of multiplayer Cyberpunk title. Whether it would end up being a standalone game or a 2077 expansion, we never really knew, but all talk of the project pretty much died out after the open world RPG...
News Cyberpunk 2077 Will Get a Game of the Year Edition on PS5
But only after major expansion
As we reported on recently, Cyberpunk 2077 is enjoying something of a resurgence on new-gen consoles, with more people playing than ever before. And as CD Projekt RED builds up to the release of the game’s first – and, admittedly, final – expansion, it’s confirmed that it is plotting a Game of the Year bundle...
News The Witcher 3 PS5 Is 'Hugely' Impressive, Says Super Positive Performance Preview
Geralt rides again
Those tech wizards at Digital Foundry are back, and this time, they've had a chance to go hands on with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition on PS5. Developer CD Projekt Red has already told us what to expect from the soon-to-release upgrade, which will boast two graphical modes and enhanced assets across the board, as wel
News Rebounding Cyberpunk 2077 Sales Propel CD Projekt RED to Record Third Quarter
Credit where credit’s due: Cyberpunk 2077 is back. It’s been over two years since the game’s disastrous PS4 launch, but now running robustly on PS5 – and with a critically acclaimed anime to complement it – players are returning to Night City in their droves. In fact, the release’s resurgence has been so strong that Polish...
News The Witcher Remake Is an Open World 'Reimagining', Still Years Away
CDPR reiterates some info
In its latest investors report, CD Projekt Red has reiterated that the recently announced remake of The Witcher will be an open world game. It's also being described as a "modern reimagining" of the 2007 title, which comes as no real surprise when you consider how janky Geralt's inaugural adventure is by today's standards...
News The Witcher 3 PS5 Adds that Weird Nilfgaard Armour from the Netflix Show
Plus Geralt's Netflix set
Remember when the first on-set photos from The Witcher on Netflix started appearing online, and fans of the The Witcher 3 quickly pointed out how...weird the Nilfgaardian armour was? Well, as part of the upcoming 'next-gen' update's tie-in content with the show, that unnervingly wrinkled armour has been added to Geralt's...
Live Watch The Witcher 3 Next-Gen Gameplay Right Here
As part of an official livestream today, CD Projekt Red will finally unveil gameplay from the long, long-awaited "next-gen update" of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition. The developer has said that all of our questions will be answered in this broadcast, as we're walked through the game's graphical and technical enhancements,...
News The Witcher 3 Next-Gen Update Will Finally Be Shown Tomorrow
Via CDPR livestream
CD Projekt Red has set a date for its previously announced livestream regarding The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition (that's the upcoming PS5 version, for the sake of clarity) — and it's tomorrow! The Polish developer will be showing off the game's 'next-gen update' over on its Twitch channel at 5PM UK / 6PM Central...
News Yes, Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty Is a Paid Expansion, Makes Headlines for Some Reason
We've known this for years
Sometimes you see a headline pop up across a handful of sites and think to yourself, "hold on, is this even news?" — and this is exactly what's happened with the latest Cyberpunk 2077 story that's currently doing the rounds. As initially reported on GamesRadar, CD Projekt Red has confirmed that the game's upcoming...
News The Witcher 3 PS5 Has 'Dozens' of Improvements, Integrated Mods, and New Netflix Show Content
Place of Power
Alongside a 14th December release date, CD Projekt Red did actually give us a brief insight into what The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition will include. According to the game's official press summary, the enhanced PS5 re-release will sport all of the bells and whistles that you'd expect, while also throwing in some potential...
News The Witcher 3 PS5 Version Releases 14th December, Details and Gameplay Coming Next Week
Geralt's back for the holidays
Bloody hell, it took some time, but we finally have a release date for the long-awaited PS5 version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. CD Projekt Red has confirmed that the updated RPG will launch on the 14th December, and reiterates that those who already own the game on PS4 can upgrade on PS5 for free. A physical edition...
News Cyberpunk 2077's New Patch Brings a Visual Boost on PS5
Cyberpunk 2077's most recent update — patch 1.6.1 — released about a week ago, but those lazy gits over at Digital Foundry have only just got around to telling us whether it actually does anything of note on PS5. We're just kidding, of course, but when the aforementioned update hit the current-gen console, the patch notes mentioned...
News Cyberpunk 2077 Patch 1.61 Out Now, Fixes Bugs and Adds Umbrellas
Get all the patch notes here
CD Projekt RED has released the latest Cyberpunk 2077 update on PS5 and PS4, bringing the RPG up to version number 1.61. It's being rolled out across consoles as we speak, and acts as more of a bug and glitch-fixing patch rather than one that adds new content. For those sort of game-changing additions, you'll need to...
News The New Witcher Trilogy From CD Projekt Red Has Found Its Director
So it begins
A new trilogy of Witcher games is now in pre-production at developer CD Projekt Red, with the first entry currently known as Project Polaris. Now we know who will be helming the endeavour, with lead animator Sebastion Kalemba (who served in that capacity during the development of both The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and Cyberpunk 2077) taking...
News The Witcher 3 PS5 Version News Coming 'Soon', Says a Cheeky CDPR
If it feels like we've been waiting on more information and — gasp! — a release date for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition for way too long, it's because we have. Last we heard, the enhanced PS5 version of the beloved RPG is still scheduled for a 2022 release, but CD Projekt Red has been super secretive on the subject — perhaps...
News The Witcher Remake Announced, Rebuilt in Unreal Engine 5
Geralt of here
CD Projekt Red has revealed that it's actually remaking the first The Witcher game, and it'll be built "from the ground up" in Unreal Engine 5. This is the true identity of the company's previously announced 'Canis Majoris' project. CDPR stresses that the suitably titled The Witcher Remake is still early in development, and the...
News Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Anime Is a 'Standalone Work', No Plans for a Second Season
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is a standalone anime series set in the world of Cyberpunk 2077, and it was so well received that it has apparently caused a resurgence of interest in the title, some two years after its
News Cyberpunk 2077 Popularity Still Soaring a Month After Edgerunners Anime and Update
City of dreams
Cyberpunk 2077 has been enjoying a significant revival since the release of the Edgerunners anime, and the large game update that tied into it. But that all happened back in September, so why are we still writing about it? Well, as it turns out, the open world RPG is still feeling the effects of a soaring player count, as the title...
News Sasha Grey to Voice Radio DJ in Upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 Expansion, Phantom Liberty
Coming at you from the mean streets of Night City
Twitch streamer, actress, model, musician, and former adult film star Sasha Grey is joining the gritty world of Cyberpunk 2077 in the upcoming Phantom Liberty expansion. She will portray Ash, a radio DJ on one of the in-game radio stations, 89.7 Growl FM. Grey confirmed the news on
News Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty Wants Your Music for Its New Community-Made Radio Station
You can send in your tracks now
Want your music featured in Cyberpunk 2077's upcoming expansion, Phantom Liberty? Well, you might be in luck. CD Projekt Red has revealed that the DLC — set to release in 2023 — will feature a brand new radio station called Growl FM. The station will feature 12 to 15 tracks created by the community, and anyone can...
News Move Over, Edgerunners! Cyberpunk 2077 is Getting An Official Tie-In Novel
All the coolest kids are reading nowadays
CD Projekt Red has always leaned into the edginess and bleeding-cool aesthetic of CyberPunk 2077, something that the recently released (and really good) Edgerunners anime on Netflix embraced with open arms. Well, now the developer has announced that an official tie-in novel is coming, which might be the...
News CDPR Is Betting Big on Cyberpunk 2077's Sequel
Earlier this week, CD Projekt Red revealed that it's forming a new studio in Boston, Massachusetts in the US. It's a big move for the Polish outfit, as this division of the company will be responsible for Project Orion — otherwise known as the full-blown sequel to Cyberpunk 2077. And CDPR certainly isn't skimping on this one. In its most...
News CD Projekt Red to Test Games on All Platforms Equally Going Forward, Not Just on PC
It's never too late to turn over a new leaf
The launch of Cyberpunk 2077 on console will live long in gamers' minds. The release was virtually unparalleled in terms of the shocking state of the game, which didn't seem like it had been tested on PS4 literally at all, and has attained a sort of mythical status. Where were you the day Cyberpunk 2077...
News CD Projekt Red Is Establishing a North American Studio to Develop Cyberpunk 2077 Sequel
With core members of the original team relocating
CD Projekt Red will establish a new studio based in North America, Boston specifically, in order to develop the sequel to Cyberpunk 2077 sequel, which is currently known by the code name Project Orion. This studio will be helmed by core members of Cyberpunk's development team, including quest...
News New IP Now in Concept Phase at The Witcher, Cyberpunk Dev CDPR
Three's a magic number
Not content with announcing a bunch of new Witcher games alongside a full Cyberpunk 2077 sequel, CD Projekt Red has confirmed that it's also working on a brand new intellectual property. The so-called Project Hadar will form the third core pillar of the company's catalogue, alongside The Witcher and Cyberpunk. Right now,...
News CDPR Just Announced Two New Witcher Games
A Witcher's work is never done
Good lord, CD Projekt Red is going all-in today, isn't it? The Polish developer has revealed that two new games set in The Witcher universe are happening — and that's alongside the next mainline The Witcher title that was announced a little while ago. Unlike that project, these additional games will not be developed...
News Cyberpunk 2077 Sequel Codenamed Project Orion Announced
CD Projekt Red has formally announced that Cyberpunk 2077 is getting a sequel, currently codenamed Project Orion. It'll be developed in-house, and it sounds like it's still many years away from actually releasing. We wouldn't expect anything less! "Orion is a codename for our next Cyberpunk game, which will take the Cyberpunk franchise...
News Cyberpunk 2077 Tops 20 Million Copies Sold
CD Projekt Red has announced that Cyberpunk 2077 has surpassed an impressive 20 million copies sold. The open world RPG is closing in on its second anniversary, and if you've been following the game since its incredibly rough launch back in December 2020, then you'll know that it's been quite a wild ride. Indeed, 2077's initial release was...
News Cyberpunk 2077 Just Smashed The Witcher 3's All-Time Concurrent Player Record
Edgerunner bringing in the Eddies
Cyberpunk 2077's incredible anime-fueled comeback has broken another impressive milestone, with the once-maligned RPG smashing the same-day concurrent player record of its wildly popular predecessor, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. It's an incredible feat, especially when you consider the
News Toss a Coin to the Third Season of Netflix's The Witcher
Prequel Blood Origin airs on Xmas Day
Resident Evil’s divisive television adaptation may have been canned, but The Witcher will return for a third full-length season on Netflix in Summer 2023. Of course, if you can’t wait that long, then you can look forward to prequel The Witcher: Blood Origin, which will debut on Christmas Day later this year...
News Cyberpunk 2077 Player Numbers Have Exploded Since the Edgerunners Update
Over the edge
Cyberpunk 2077 is enjoying yet another lease of life at the moment. You may remember that player numbers rocketed when the game was finally released on PS5 earlier this year, and now the open world RPG has been hit with a similar wave of enthusiasm. This week saw 2077 top the Steam charts for the most played single-player games on the...