Cyberpunk 2077 will have multiplayer, The Witcher 3 might
by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 13, 2013 6:45AM PDT
Given that in the future we'll all be jacking into cyberspace and diving darknets all the time, it seems only fitting that Cyberpunk 2077 should offer multiplayer. Developer CD Projekt RED has confirmed that its cyberpunk RPG will indeed have "multiplayer features," but is awfully tight-lipped about what form they'll take. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt might have multiplayer too.
"It will be a story-based RPG experience with amazing single-player playthroughs, but we're going to add multiplayer features," managing director Adam Badowski said of Cyberpunk to Eurogamer.
That's it. Multiplayer: yes. Check. ?
As for The Witcher 3, multiplayer's technically only a maybe for now, but sounds likely.
"We're thinking about something," Badowski said, "but I cannot explain it now. You can expect some information later on. Sorry for that!"
Cyberpunk (or The Witcher 3) will be RED's first foray into multiplayer, but they seem to be quite a careful studio so fingers crossed it won't be just another tacked-on, box-checking feature.
As we've seen nothing of Cyberpunk beyond a CGI trailer, look, here's Sigue Sigue Sputnik's cyberpunk Love Missile F1-11 music video. A fair chunk of the inside of my head looks like this: