CD Projekt mentioned on Twitter right now that it’ll begin speaking in regards to the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 growth Phantom Liberty in June—after which instantly broke that pledge by speaking in regards to the growth in actually the identical tweet.

“ICYMI, we’ll begin speaking about Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty this June!” the studio tweeted. “At @summergamefest: Play Days, we’ll have hands-on periods for press and content material creators. We’re additionally planning loads of hands-on alternatives for our neighborhood at a later date, so keep tuned!”

Following the troubled launch of Cyberpunk 2077, which was delayed a number of instances after its 2012 announcement (at one level resulting in loss of life threats in opposition to builders) earlier than being hustled out the door in tough form on the finish of 2020, CD Projekt mentioned in 2021 that it is going to take a way more conservative method to its advertising efforts with future releases.

Since then, the studio has performed its playing cards near the vest: We all know it has three new Witcher initiatives within the works together with Witcher 4, a remake of the unique, and a by-product that appears to be struggling, together with one thing completely new at the moment codenamed Hadar. 

However the hype machine stays chilly, and we have now no particulars on any of them—the dearth of data is such that we discovered it thrilling when CD Projekt CEO Adam Kiciński merely mentioned the phrases “Witcher 4” out loud throughout a latest traders name.

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“Palms-on alternatives for our neighborhood” is a little bit imprecise, so CD Projekt clarified, very barely, that it means “our neighborhood may also get an opportunity to play the game earlier than the discharge.” That is not terribly express both—are we speaking open beta, or play periods at PAX, or possibly giving pre-release builds to streamers?—however the studio is taking part in this one near the vest for now as effectively: In an e mail despatched to PC Gamer, a consultant mentioned solely that “we plan to provide an analogous hands-on expertise to press, content material creators, and neighborhood.”