To say that this is a wafer-thin rumour that'd barely hold up to a fart in the wind is, certainly, an understatement. But, it's Cyberpunk 2077, and we really want to play Cyberpunk 2077, so we're going with it.
Just... Just don't hold us to this. Or put too much hope into it. Because, yeah: fart in the wind.
So, with that out of the way: the company that worked on the animated logo for CD Projekt Red's forthcoming action-RPG Cyberpunk 2077 - the standout game of E3 2018 and a title that role-play fans the world over are anticipating more than the it's-never-coming-out Final Fantasy VII remake - might have let slip that the game is targeting a 2019 release.
As reported by the PlayStation-focused site Push Square, and posted on Reddit by user 'Deadphile', Territory Studio posted information on its website (since removed) that stated that Cyberpunk 2077 was set for a 2019 release.
The post - which you can see in a screen-cap below - said that Territory came on board to "support brand and marketing" for Cyberpunk 2077, concluding, "we look forward to a 2019 release."
Cyberpunk 2077 - Territory Studio post
Now, it's one thing to look forward to something, and quite another to actually get it. But some things we do know are that Cyberpunk 2077 will be at E3 2019, and is sure to reveal a lot more information there; and that it's recently added The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt co-director, Konrad Tomaszkiewicz, to its development ranks. Perhaps for some final polishing? Maybe... Maybe not. It could be that Cyberpunk 2077 is still a long way from coming out.
Then again, back in the summer of 2018, we learned that the game was playable from beginning to end. Not in a finished state, of course. But playable. And what a difference another year could have made - especially when you consider that development on Cyberpunk 2077 has officially been ongoing at CDPR since mid-2016, when the final Witcher 3 DLC, Blood & Wine, shipped. Chances are that it's been in development longer than that, given it was announced in 2012 and its debut trailer was shown off in 2013. Significant time has gone into this game, already.
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