The development of the new The Witcher game from CD Projekt RED is still in pre-production, but one thing is certain: it really is a new The Witcher saga and it will consist of several parts.
CD Projekt Red confirms work on another AAA project alongside The Witcher
The expectations of “The Witcher 4” are high and although it is currently in the first phase of development is located, it is clear that this is the first part an all-new The Witcher saga will act.
As the first saga consisted of three parts, the second saga also consist of several partsconfirmed CEO Adam Kiciński on the first quarter 2022 financial results conference call.
A separate team is dedicated to the first part of this saga on schedule located. However, Kiciński cannot yet say how long the development will take overall.
A second team is working on it at the same time big cyberpunk DLC Phantom Liberty, which is already well advanced in development. However, there was neither a limited release framework nor information about the cost of the DLC.
Overall, CD Projekt Red wants to focus on building and developing its own franchises, with AAA games at the center.
All other games are developed in Unreal Engine 5
In the course of the conference call, it also became clear that the developer studio embark on the Unreal Engine 5 would like. The team is currently being trained in the engine.
That being said, it’s easier to find and hire developers who have worked with the Unreal Engine before.
After the training period, the development can be seen clearly more efficient expire as the engine many new tools for developers offers and fits very well with the ambitions of the team.
But that also means, Adam Kiciński proudly announced, that in the future all other productions be developed in Unreal Engine 5 or later versions.