After the disastrous launch of Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red says it will release the first update within the next 10 days, with a “bigger and more significant update in the coming weeks”. In a video released today, co-founder Marcin Iwinski blamed the players, adding that he and board members were the “finalists” for the wrong version of the game. “Please don’t blame any of our teams for what happened,” Ivinsky said.
Cyberpunk 2077 lannounced on December 10, 2020 with immediate problems. While the edition of the computer game was highly praised by critics, console players ̵
In a five-minute video released today, Iwinksi said that “despite good reviews for the computer, the console version of Cyberpunk 2077 does not meet the quality standard we wanted it to meet. I and the entire management team deeply regret this. Iwinksi went on to point out the game’s vast scope and the developer’s serious underestimations of how much work it would take to reconcile the vision with reality, as well as the difficulty of working from home because of Covid. , he said.
On its website, CD Projekt Red outlined concerns in frequently asked questions. In response to the difference in quality between the computer version of the game and the older generation consoles, the developer said that it makes the job “harder for us, first we want to make the game look epic on computers and then adapt it to consoles – especially old – genes. That was our main guess. And things didn’t seem super difficult at first, as long as we knew the hardware gap, in the end time proved that we underestimated the task. “
Going forward, CD Projekt Red says it is “committed to fixing bugs and crashes and will continue to work and improve the game through future updates to make sure you enjoy the game regardless of the platform. This work will obviously affect the free DLC of the game, scheduled for release this year as well. “We have decided that our priority is to work on the most important corrections and updates. Then we will release free DLC – we will have more to say about this in the coming months. “The developer added that he intends to do this without” mandatory “overtime, despite the months of crisis that lead to the launch of the game. “Avoiding a crisis on all our future projects is one of our top priorities.”
As for returning the game to digital storefronts, the developer says that “it is working on fixes and updates and working with Sony to bring Cyberpunk 2077 back to the PlayStation Store as soon as possible. “