Cyberpunk 2077 is delayed again. Oddly, that’s not the biggest news of the day.
Maybe I missed it, but I didn't see anything in that article that proved that Devs only found out about this latest delay via Twitter.
EDIT: I had to go to Rupperts twitter to see what she was going on about. She seems to live for ruffling feathers. She even admits that she wishes more people cared about it than just her. Sounds like she needs to get a life. Devs are paid to make a game. They are NOT paid to determine when a game will release. Just because a company decided to shift the release date a few weeks doesn't mean the devs are being abused or under appreciated. She's the definition of "social justice warrior". Sticking head nose where it doesn't belong and getting into everyone else's business to fight their battles. If there is no story, her job at Game Informer would be rendered obsolete.
Sounds like she is trying to find a story where there just isn't one.
I feel like you have a severe deficit when it comes to reading comprehension.
1. She served this country in the military, and for that alone deserves respect. 2. She's no dummy....she's fairly well educated. 3. You can disagree with a story/opinion without disparaging the author.
Saying someone likes ruffling feathers and sticking their nose in others business constitutes as “disparaging” someone nowadays? God, everyone has gone soft. Stick to the story and stop simping.
Your comment is basically an attack on the author as opposed to the story, such as suggesting she needs to get a life. If you don't understand how that is disparaging then I fear for you. Do you also understand that your comment doesn't 'stick to the story' either ?
@medman: Sweetie, take a look at the world we're in, what makes you think serving the US military is worthy of respect?
They stated they don't tell the employees about the delay until they announce it at the same time as everyone else, due to stock regulations.
Logistically speaking, I'm not even sure how that works. The devs working on the game know how much time is left. They know how much is left to do. So if leadership doesn't announce the delay to the devs, then were the devs laboring under the impression they still had to get everything done by the old launch day? I don't know how you plan to get things done without everyone knowing the timing and deadline for projects.
There’s several ways that could work. Let’s say the bug testing team found some new major bugs, reported it to the director and then they delayed it.
In this event, this was something not related to the dev work going on, but due to manufacturing and shipping. So there's no way they've would've known.
Game development doesnt stop when the game ships... where do you think patches and bug fixes come from?
@OCEAN - I'm curious if you meant to reply to someone else?. I didn't mention, or even intimate, that game development stopped when a game shipped. What I was suggesting was if the day 1 patch had to be ready by Nov 19th previously, that's the date everyone was trying to ensure all their projects were done by - at least the projects they were planning on having in the day 1 patch. So it is clear, in this instance, they were falling behind. So if management didn't tell the devs a delay was happening, then the devs would still be under the impression they were going to have to try to get everything done by the 19th. And how could you properly come up with timeframes for when projects needed to be completed by if the people who are actually working on it don't know when the new deadline is? It seems logistically questionable to leave the people who - have to allocate time to get things done - in the dark on a new deadline.
Everyone converts to the church of EA, eventually
So delaying the game and notifying everyone at the same time (including employees) due to publicly traded law is as much a crime as all the bs EA does? I can't even...
“There will be no more delays” “Game is gold” “Just kidding guys. Game has been delayed again“
Nah, this is just a precaution to prevent insider trading.
They've been getting death threats. I really hate the gaming community at times
I do as well. It’s really disgusting, the lengths some in the gaming community go with their behavior over things like this. They don’t deserve death threats, it’s just ridiculous and some go to such extremes.
those people doing death threats are the epitome of entitled
The type who uses death threats because of a game getting delayed most likely have failed in literally every single aspect in life and only have gaming left as a source of reward and accomplishment. Sad individuals indeed.
I wish people would just leave them alone. The game will be ready when it's ready. Stop being so impatient.
But why, it shows the level of interest for the game, no? The one thing that needs to stop however is the harassments and death threats. That's low life behaviour at best.
This means that Cyberpunk won't be eligible for the Game Awards, so TLOU2 will most likely win. I predict a lot of low quality, reactionary videos from the likes of TheQuarterPounder. Neil Druckmann getting "Best Director" will cause an event best known as "The Triggering"
It shall be glorious my friend XD
It will be a day to remember, please let 🙏 TLOU part 2 win GOTY
"The Triggering" will come on December 11th, 2020
i can see it winning goty but best director? The guy is a perfectionist task master. I'd give the award to Kojima because his employees haven't quit due to being disgruntled or burned out beyond belief. (according to the rumors i read before)
The actual title is "Best Direction" which effectively means best director but it would go to a particular game nonetheless. Kojima wouldn't be eligible because he didn't release a game this year. it went to Death Stranding last year. If TLOU2 wins GOTY, another game might get "Best Direction" though so FF7 Remake, Doom: Eternal, Ghost Of Tsushima or Dreams could probably win it as well from what's come out so far this year.
I still can't ever accept that there is a game awards show and people take it seriously. I love games as much as anyone else on here, but that shit is just sad.
Why? It's the same as the Oscars, Emmy, grammy, golden globe... why not games?
Hopefully they realize it’s the vocal minority that’s giving them a hard time about everything. I’m sure most people like me realize they are the best ones out there and by far the most (only) honest AAA developer out there and often leave money on the table. I felt guilty paying whatever it was for the Witcher 3 expansions, they could have easily milked those out more. Spineless games journalist are just trying to stir crap up. We should reward people for doing the right things especially in today’s gaming environment where every other studio is full of dishonest practices
There can be a big difference between how a company treats its consumers and its workers.
Pretty sure they’re all free to leave, so rediculous hearing people on the outside cry about people payed overtime. They have a major game getting ready to come out they’ve been working on for years, it would seem crazy to me if they weren’t working overtime
You're also free to move along and not hyperventilate over journalists highlighting crunch. "so rediculous hearing people on the outside cry about people payed overtime." As you know, nobody is "crying" that workers are being paid overtime, and many were relieved to hear that they were at least being paid properly. People are annoyed about lengthy periods of crunch being used a crutch during games development. The game was originally scheduled to come out in April so the crunch for this game has likely been quite intense compared to most AAA games. "Pretty sure they’re all free to leave." Oh yeah, grown adults with commitments and families can casually leave their jobs whenever they want, and questionable workplace practices should never be questioned because esherwood on N4G says so.
I seriously wonder what world you people live In that this is a problem. That studio has a lot riding on this game and it sounds like it’s employees are fairly compensated. If they feel it is necessary To work overtime and someone strongly doesn’t want to Then it’s obviously not the job for them. I’d find it strange if they weren’t working overtime before a major release. I’m an electrician and near the end of major jobs there’s always a lot of overtime, I personally look forward to it but I could easily find a company that didn’t have as much. pretty sure they could also because this isn’t going to change anytime soon
"I seriously wonder what world you people live In that this is a problem." "I’d find it strange if they weren’t working overtime before a major release. I’m an electrician and near the end of major jobs there’s always a lot of overtime" You clearly don't want to understand how someone could have a different opinion than you which is a terrible trait. It's really not that hard to understand. As I said, the game has been delayed multiple times now and the employees have likely heavily been in crunch throughout the entire year and possibly longer than that. That's obviously not the same as simply doing some overtime towards the end of a job like you have done as an electrician so that's not a like-for-like example, and you know that. You refuse to engage with the core of the argument without strawmanning. "Spineless games journalist are just trying to stir crap up." They would have no spine if they intentionally didn't report on extensive crunch to avoid offending those with an irrational hatred of actual journalism.
So you chose to write all this knowing full well you have no idea what you're talking about? The devs could have gotten a few days off for all you know. You're choosing to be irritated by something that could be happening but you don't know so... Just be irritated and hope it lands?
@RememberThe357 "So you chose to write all this this knowing full well you have no idea what you're talking about?" lol. They sent out an email to their workers apologizing for crunch back in June. https://mobile.twitter.com/... Thanks to the "spineless journalists" all this information is readily available, along with the knowledge of mandatory 6-day work weeks. I'm not aware of the full extent of the crunch but what I already know is quite damning. I've worked in the industry and I know that it is extremely likely that the developers were crunching near the original release date as well before the original delay was announced. The great irony of your comment is that it's you who has commented without knowing what you are talking about.
How old are you if you don’t mind me asking and what do you do for a living? An adult worrying about other adults getting overtime just seems weird. Especially when there’s large parts of the world full of people that would give anything for that problem
I was hearing on Kinda Funny Games Daily podcast earlier that this was due to them needing to now balance 9 different versions of the game and to make sure each is ready for Dec 10th. Xbox One S, Xbox One X, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PS4, PS4 Pro, PS5, PC. Kudos to them for doing this if necessary. 21 extra days of crunch now. Its already been in development for near 7 years right? I can wait another 21 days if that will actually make a difference in a more polished game.
I found out looking through my Steam wish list. 🤦🏻♂️
OK, if that's what happened, it's wrong! But that doesn't change being liars. How can delay the game after the game has turned gold? There is only one answer - the quality of this game must be terrible! Why not wait until next year and fix what can be? Ok there is post patches etc, but still something is not told here..
There goes my plans for near Thanksgiving gaming....
I told people, but did they listen? CDRP has been kidnapped.
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