(Pocket-lint) – Cyberpunk 2077 had a turbulent launch, to say the least, however now its studio, CD Projekt Crimson has introduced it would launch the primary replace to the sport inside the subsequent 10 days, or by finish of January 2021. It is also planning “a bigger, extra important replace” within the weeks after.
In a video printed 13 January 2021, CD Projekt Crimson co-founder Marcin Iwinski apologised, saying he and the board members are “the ultimate decision-makers” for the sport’s launch on 10 December 2020. “Please, don’t fault any of our groups for what occurred,” Iwinski stated. In our overview of the sport, we famous Cyberpunk 2077 on consoles is riddled with bugs and performs somewhat badly on PlayStation four and Xbox One. Word: In our expertise on the PS4 Professional, we discovered few points and, in truth, actually benefit from the recreation and its idea.) It’s, nonetheless, a greater expertise on next-generation consoles. Extra importantly, there’s an unbelievable recreation lurking behind every part. We, due to this fact, trust that, after some main patches, it might be the sport everybody hoped for – even on Xbox Collection X/S and PS5.
In CD Projekt Crimson‘s five-minute video, Iwinski defined that “regardless of good evaluations on PC, the console model of Cyberpunk 2077 didn’t meet the standard customary we wished it to satisfy. I and the complete management group are deeply sorry for this.” Iwinski talked about builders had underestimated the work required, and he additionally mentioned the hardships round working from house throughout COVID. “We actually believed we might ship within the last days,” he stated. On CD Projekt Crimson‘s web site, the studio famous its builders wished to “make the sport look epic on PCs” and tried adjusting it to consoles. “Issues didn’t look tremendous troublesome at first, whereas we knew the hardware hole, finally, time has confirmed that we’ve underestimated the duty“.
CD Projekt Crimson additionally stated it’s “dedicated to fixing bugs and crashes and can proceed to work and enhance the sport through future updates to be sure you are having fun with the sport whatever the platform.” However the recreation’s free DLC, deliberate to launch this yr, is not a precedence at the moment. “We will likely be releasing free DLC afterward – we’ll have extra to say about that within the coming months.” It is also working with Sony to convey Cyberpunk 2077 again to PlayStation Retailer. Sony had pulled the sport and supplied refunds after complaints.