In a new video posted to Twitter, CD Projekt Red co-founder Marcin Iwinski apologizes for the rough launch of Cyberpunk 2077 and outlines a roadmap for the game.
Cyberpunk 2077 was released on December 10 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia and PC. While the PC version works well, aside from bugs, the latest generation console versions suffer from poor performance. The situation was so bad that Sony removed the game from its digital store.
In the apology video, Iwinski explains some of the reasons for the poor health of the PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game, while noting that he and management are responsible. He also explains what the future development of an open world RPG will look like.
Below you will find a personal explanation from CD PROJEKT co-founder of what the days leading up to the launch of Cyberpunk 2077 looked like, as well as the studio’s opinion on what happened to the game on older consoles. pic.twitter.com/XjdCKizewq
– Cyberpunk 2077 (@CyberpunkGame) January 13, 2021
DLC patches, scheduled to be released shortly after the game launch, have been put on hold while the team is working on bug fixes and performance improvements. The first one will be out in 10 days, the other, larger one, will appear in the coming weeks.
If you’re playing Cyberpunk on a PlayStation 5 or Xbox One and are hoping the next-gen patch will help the game take better advantage of the new hardware, you’ll have to wait a bit. Iwinski noted that next-generation updates will not appear until the second half of 2021.
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