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Cyberpunk 2077 delayed (again), to Nov. 19

Developer CD Projekt Red says it needs more time to balance game mechanics and fix bugs.

Keanu Reeves' big performance for 2020 has been pushed back. 
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The release of Cyberpunk 2077, a futuristic first-person RPG from developer CD Projekt Red, is once again being pushed back. In a message posted to the game's official Twitter account on Thursday, CD Projekt Red said the launch of the game is being moved from Sept.18 to Nov. 19.

"A huge world means a huge number of things to iron out and we will spend the additional time doing exactly that," wrote CD Projekt Red's Marcin Iwinski and Adam Badowski in the message, adding that "we are fully aware that making such a decision costs us your trust."

Cyberpunk 2077 is an adaption of the tabletop series Cyberpunk 2020. The much-anticipated game has been in development for several years. It had one of its biggest moments at last year's E3 gaming conference, when it was revealed that Keanu Reeves would play the part of Johnny Silverhand.

In January, CD Projekt Red said the game wouldn't be ready by its original April 16 release date, and delayed the launch till Sept. 17. Now people are going to have wait two more months. 

Cyberpunk 2077 is finished both "content and gameplay-wise," said Iwinski and Badowski on Thursday. But given the scale of the game, CD Projekt Red needs more time to go through everything, balance mechanics and fix bugs, according to their message. 

Cyberpunk 2077 will be coming to Xbox, PlayStation and PC.