Cyberpunk 2077 release date should have been happened by now if it wasn’t for the game getting delayed again and again. While fans were hoping that the game would finally come out in September, CD Projekt Red once again delayed Cyberpunk 2077 launch to the end of this year.
There could be so many reasons why Cyberpunk 2077 has been delayed for the third time, there are some rumors that the game was delayed so it could be launched along with PS5 and Xbox Series X. CD Projekt Red thought that Cyberpunk 2077 sales could easily skyrocket it comes out along with the next-gen consoles.
Cyberpunk 2077 Delay Reason Revealed
Cyberpunk 2077 has been delayed three times and the main reason is the makers plans to launch along with the next-generation consoles. It is an obvious thing that gamers who will purchase PS5 and Xbox Series X during the launch will also purchase some of the new games that can be played on the consoles.
We are happy to confirm that Cyberpunk 2077 will be backwards compatible with both next-gen consoles! Your PS4 copy of the game will work on PS5 on launch day. Anyone who buys the game on Xbox One will be able to play their copy on Xbox Series X when the console launches too!
— Cyberpunk 2077 (@CyberpunkGame) June 19, 2020
It would benefit the sales of Cyberpunk 2077 a lot and would be the perfect time to release a game of such a level. It was already confirmed by CD Projekt Red that Cyberpunk 2077 will be fully backward compatible and the PS4-Xbox One copies of the game can also be played on PS5 and Xbox Series X.
Cyberpunk 2077 will Launch along with PS5 and Xbox Series X
Cyberpunk 2077 release date is now postponed to November 19, 2020, and it is just one day before the launch of the next-gen consoles. Sony PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X are both rumored to come out on November 20, 2020, which makes it perfect for the Cyberpunk 2077 to shine at the events.
An important development update pic.twitter.com/uFGrt9Tqpi
— Cyberpunk 2077 (@CyberpunkGame) June 18, 2020
Earlier, there were reports that the game won’t come out on next-gen consoles and will be just playable due to the backward compatibility features. But the recent development indicates that Cyberpunk 2077 has been upgraded to play on PS5 and Xbox Series X, similar to the revamped GTA 5 which was revealed recently.