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Cyberpunk 2077 will be at E3, reports say

Cyberpunk 2077 will be at E3, reports say

It's looking like CD Projekt RED's next big game will be on display at E3 this year.

That's going by Polish site GRYOnline, which claims to have two independent sources that say a new trailer for the game will be shown at the LA trade show. Furthermore, the RPG project will be playable, by behind closed doors. Based on the above, we'd be surprised to see the game launch in 2018, per fan and industry speculation. 

For where the game is going to appear, our money is on Microsoft's stage. Via UK distributor Bandai Namco, The Witcher III was part of a marketing deal with Xbox One in this region. But that's just speculation.

The above report coincides with another rumour from YouTuber LegacyKillaHD, who said a tech demo was submitted to Sony in December 2017.

E3 is taking place between June 12th and 14th at the LA Convention Centre.

This news follows the Cyberpunk 2077 account tweeting the word 'beep' last week after four years of silence. Little is known about the game, but CEO Adam Kicinski has said that the game will be a straight-up purchase title and not a service

CD Projekt RED's isn't the only cyberpunk title to hit shelves recently. Devolver Digital released Ruiner - from ex CD Projekt RED and Techland developers at indie studio Reikon - last year, while The Red Strings Club is being made by Deconstructeam.

Speaking to Reikon about Ruiner's launch, narrative designer Magdalena Tomkowicz said that the popularity of this genre was maybe overstated.

CD Projekt RED has also come under fire for its working conditions, responding to negative Glassdoor reviews for the Polish games outfit. As part of this, the studio said that Cyberpunk 2077 was coming along nicely. 


PCGamesInsider Contributing Editor

Alex Calvin is a freelance journalist who writes about the business of games. He started out at UK trade paper MCV in 2013 and left as deputy editor over three years later. In June 2017, he joined Steel Media as the editor for new site PCGamesInsider.biz. In October 2019 he left this full-time position at the company but still contributes to the site on a daily basis. He has also written for GamesIndustry.biz, VGC, Games London, The Observer/Guardian and Esquire UK.

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