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Breaking Down CD Projekt Red's Statement on Cyberpunk 2077

by Alex Stadnik on Dec 14, 2020 at 07:13 PM

Cyberpunk 2077's release has been anything but a smooth ride. The hotly-anticipated title from developer CD Projekt Red has had its fair share of problems, from its initial lack of a warning for people who are sensitive to flashing lights to having a plethora of glitches on even PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. Players booting up the game on last-gen hardware, though, have had the hardest time, with crashing frame-rates and rampant glitches spoiling an otherwise fun RPG experience on PC.

In light of the massing list of Cyberpunk woes, CD Projekt Red has put out a statement today letting fans know it is aware of the game's issues and working to issue patches in the coming weeks and months. But with the lack of specificity in the developer's statement, does it ring hollow, or is this the right step forward for Cyberpunk 2077? 

There's a lot to unpack in the Polish developer's latest note to fans, but Jeff Cork, Jay Guisao, Blake Hester, and I do our best to break it down and discuss if we agree with how CD Projekt handled its messaging and what we think the road ahead entails.  

Did you buy Cyberpunk 2077 on Xbox One or PlayStation 4? Are you planning on returning the game or sticking it out until the fixes arrive in the coming months? Be sure to leave us your respectful or constructive experiences in the comments section below. 

Are you wanting to read more on the game before buying it? Be sure to check out why Cyberpunk 2077 is a sensory overload for better or worse, and our tips on how to excel in the early hours of your time in Night City. If you need of some levity (don't we all), be sure to read about our ranking of the top release dates for CD Projekt Red's newest open-world title.

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Cyberpunk 2077

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, PC
Release Date:
December 10, 2020 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, PC), 
2021 (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S)