During a recent press meeting, president of CD Projekt Red Adam Kiciński confirmed the team’s plans to begin work on a new single-player Witcher game immediately following the launch of Cyberpunk 2077.
According to Eurogamer Poland, the next Witcher title will be “embedded” within the universe of the Witcher game series. Kiciński emphasized that the game will not be the Witcher 4, however. This means that while we may see a cameo from Geralt of Rivia in the next Witcher game, his days as a brooding lead protagonist are done.
Furthermore, Kiciński said that the next Witcher game would be developed by the smallest team within the company, with two larger teams handling the production of Cyberpunk 2077. This coincides with recent claims that CDPR are treating Cyberpunk’s multiplayer mode as a separate AAA game. The team’s main focus is on Cyberpunk 2077, leaving the next Witcher experience simmering in the background until it’s time to push forward with development.
All of the games they have lined up for the immediate future are either Witcher or Cyberpunk related, according to Kiciński. With Cyberpunk 2077 launching on September 17, 2020 and its multiplayer mode coming well after 2021, the next Witcher game is likely eons away. Nevertheless, we’ll be here to report on the next Witcher title when the time comes, so be sure to check back here for details.