Cyberpunk 2077 has a brand new recreation director
Cyberpunk 2077 has a brand new recreation director, in response to a GamesIndustry report, which says that Gabriel Amatangelo, who joined the studio in January 2020 as a artistic director, has now assumed the position.
Amatangelo will take over from Adam Badowski, who can also be the studio head at CD Projekt Purple. The change will apparently allow Badowski to focus extra on that position, which is presumably a higher precedence now that the studio is shifting to a multi-game growth technique.
Amatangelo’s fingers will probably be full as effectively. Cyberpunk 2077 was in tough form at launch and stays that means, regardless of the discharge of a number of patches within the months since. CD Projekt has dedicated to sticking with it, although: The multiplayer plan has modified, however joint CEO Adam Kiciński stated in April that the studio is “satisfied that we will convey the sport to such a state that we might be pleased with it.” It delayed deliberate DLC updates earlier this yr so it may deal with fixing the sport, however promised that they’ll nonetheless be coming as effectively.
That is what the present growth roadmap seems like:
Previous to becoming a member of CD Projekt, Amatangelo was at BioWare, the place he served as design director on the Dragon Age: Inquisition DLCs Trespasser and Jaws of Hakkon. He additionally labored on Star Wars: The Outdated Republic, and the Rise of the Hutt Cartel and Galactic Starfighter expansions.
The report additionally signifies that Mateusz Tomaszkiewicz, previously the hunt director on Cyberpunk 2077, has stepped down and left the studio. I’ve reached out to CD Projekt for remark and can replace if I obtain a reply.