Cyberpunk has been available since December 10 on our consoles and PC. If the game meets a critical success, thanks to its narration, its immersion, its lifespan, a big controversy has come to point the tip of its nose . The versions for the first generation PS4 and Xbox One are simply… disastrous . Bugs, graphics from another time, many technical problems, CD Projekt seems to have botched Cyberpunk 2077 for these machines. On the side of the PS5 consoles, Xbox Series X / Series X (even with simple backward compatibility for the moment) and on powerful PCs, everything is rolling . It seems that the Polish studio had difficulty in recognizing that its game is, in the end, only intended for the new generation.
Faced with the discontent of the players, Sony for its part decided to reimburse Cyberpunk 2077 to the players who bought it on the PlayStation Store.
A decision that CD Projekt commented on on Twitter, not avoiding this sensitive subject.
CD Projekt provides update on Sony's decision
CD Projekt is speaking, less than 24 hours after Sony's decision, on the refund for players who bought Cyberpunk 2077 from PlayStation Store. For now, the Polish studio has promised plenty of updates to improve the game on the first-gen PS4 and Xbox One . Patches which should, according to its promises, correct bugs, failed graphics, catastrophic performance …
Following our exchange with PlayStation, a decision was made to temporarily surprise the dematerialized version of Cyberpunk 2077 on the PlayStation Store. You can still buy it in physical version in stores and online.
But just to urge players not to ask for a refund, CD Projekt once again reminds us that the game should be improved over time: “ all dematerialized and physical versions of the game will benefit from monitoring and updates to improve the game. 'experience '.
CD Projekt ends by explaining " working harder than ever for the return of Cyberpunk 2077 to the PlayStation Store as quickly as possible ".
It remains to be seen if the Polish studio will keep its promise and make these controversial versions playable: it is its image with the players.
– Cyberpunk 2077 (@CyberpunkGame) December 18, 2020