Cyberpunk 2077 is going to be one hell of a showcase for current-gen systems as the open-world RPG will launch just before the PS5 and Xbox Series X. Thankfully, Sony and Microsoft have made it clear that their consoles will be backward-compatible, with the Xbox Series X even getting an upgrade that will enhance the RPG from CD Projekt Red.
However, CD Projekt Red has made it clear that they are launching a next-gen Cyberpunk 2077 but it won't be a launch title, nor will it get an early release for these new systems. In fact, CD Projekt SVP of business development Michal Nowakowski said that was the case, telling VGC to expect a next-gen version later on.
"In terms of Microsoft's console, like I said, we have officially confirmed both the update and the cross-gen availability, meaning that you'll be able to play the game from the get-go on the next-gen. However, when it comes to a proper, full-blown next-gen version, that's going to come later, we haven't announced when and I don't have a new comment here on that."
As it stands, Cyberpunk 2077 will make its new September release date for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC, along with the Google Stadia for some reason. It's interesting to know that there will be a PS5 and Xbox Series X version of the game, which makes us wonder if the PC version is going to get any big updates to match the next-gen console ports.
Cyberpunk 2077 is coming out in September.