“The Witcher 4” will be: CD Projekt plans to develop the series The Witcher and Cyberpunk at the same time

CD Projekt shared a report, talking about the successes of the company and sharing plans for the development of its main


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For the first half of 2019, CD Projekt CapitalThe Group received 214.4 million Polish zlotys, which equals $ 53,826,745. Half of the revenue (51.2%) came from the Witcher franchise, including Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, which sold 40 million copies. Gaming add-ons and offshoots like Thronebreaker and GWENT also bring in revenue.

As for the plans, CD Projekt switches tomodel of a "double franchise" and will simultaneously develop the series The Witcher, as well as the Cyberpunk universe. This means that gamers will see the conditional “The Witcher 4” and will be able to play the sequel to Cyberpunk 2077 if the launch succeeds.

Projects will be handled by two independentTeams that can work in parallel to support The Witcher and Cyberpunk. The report said that such a “migration” to the new model is connected with the company's desire to optimize production and financial activities.

“Management of two separate large franchises(The Witcher and Cyberpunk) together with several independent development teams allows the Company to simultaneously work on several projects, establishing a long-term release schedule, ”the report said.