CD Projekt RED is planning to transfer a big part of its Cyberpunk 2077 team to The Witcher 4 after the launch of Phantom Liberty expansion.
In the latest earnings call of CDPR, President and CEO Adam Kicinski revealed that the company will shit more and more resources to the next Witcher game with a big development boost after completing the launch of Phantom Liberty. There are currently 250”ish” developers working on Polaris (The Witcher 4), There are a lot working on people working on the Cyberpunk 2077 expansion.
“After releasing Phantom Liberty we’ll transfer a big part of the team to Polaris,” Kiciński said. “Some remaining members will then focus on supporting other ongoing projects like Orion or Hadar but bear in mind we’ll also be supporting Phantom Liberty for some time.
“And across the company but including Phantom Liberty we’re at the same time parting ways with some team members. It’s a gradual process which will end in Q1 next year.”
Kicinski clarified that not every developer working on Phantom Liberty immediately.