by Mark Barley
Report: CD Projekt plans to support 'The Witcher 3' through 2016
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt developer CD Projekt RED have stated that the plan is to support the upcoming title through 2016 at least.
Confirmation of the news was provided over on The Witcher forums, which was published in the Polish language, stating “long-term Witcher 3 support involving completely new mechanisms".
CD Projekt RED has plans to release “two smaller (about 20 hours of gameplay) but top-quality games supporting one of the product lines”, and a “cross-platform mobile game based on one of CDPR’s brands”.
The developer also announced that they would be opening two small studios in the US.
Here's a breakdown of what the developer has planned over the next few years:
- open REDkit beta and further support of the modding community
- premiere of the first non-computer game set in the Witcher world
- launch of a local branch of CD Projekt RED in the United States, focused on marketing and PR for both Americas, especially the US
- launch of The Witcher 3 for at least three strong platforms including PC and PS4
- launch of Cyberpunk 2077
- two smaller (about 20 hours of gameplay) but top-quality games supporting one of the product lines
- a cross-platform mobile game based on one of CDPR’s brands
- start of license sales for REDengine
- long-term Witcher 3 support involving completely new mechanisms
- launch of the full version of the REDkit and further modding community support
- launch of further local CDPR branches in key territories