Cyberpunk 2077 will finally be available on the PlayStation Store again next week

Written by Neil Soutter on Wed, Jun 16, 2021 1:12 PM
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CD Projekt Red’s latest Action Adventure had a very divisive launch year. On PC it was rough, but not too bad, but console players (especially those on last-gen) had a really bad time with performance and stability issues. So much so that Sony removed Cyberpunk 2077 from the PlayStation Store and even offered full refunds.

Cyberpunk 2077 will be available on the PlayStation Store starting next week, according to both CD Projekt Red and Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE). There are still issues, Sony warns, but largely seems to have improved since the initial launch last December. Here’s the full statement from CDPR:

The Management Board of CD PROJEKT S.A. with a registered office in Warsaw hereby publicly discloses the decision by Sony Interactive Entertainment to reinstate the availability of the digital edition of Cyberpunk 2077 on PlayStation Store, effective on 21 June 2021.

It’s a bit of a dry announcement - because it was just revealed in a regulatory report - but it is a big deal for CDPR. Earlier this year in their quarterly report, CD Projekt Red said that sales for CP2077 would be mostly affected by two things: the release of free DLC and paid expansions, as well as the return to the PlayStation Store.

Recently, CDPR stated that Cyberpunk2077 will eventually live up to what they promised, reiterating their long-term commitment to fixing the game. Major updates have slowed down recently, but more than half of the development team is still working on bug fixes etc. But Sony still warns about performance issues on consoles:

Users will continue to experience performance issues with the PS4 edition while CD Projekt Red continues to improve stability across all platforms,” Sony said to the press. “SIE recommends playing the title on PS4 Pro or PS5 for the best experience.

What do you think? Are you excited for more Cyberpunk 2077 content? Have you watched/played CP2077 on console? What was the performance like? And is it okay to bring the game back to PlayStation Stores? Or should they still wait a little longer? Let us know your thoughts!

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13:18 Jun-17-2021

This game is on a shock therapy and all we see now is the rigor mortis twitches.What a sham and what a shame.

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22:33 Jun-16-2021

Only thing I am interested in Cyberpunk wise is game getting properly developed and fixed, not to be a mess, like yes, they improved some things, but it is far from getting those two missing years of development. So no game is not yet ok to bring to PS Store, but that is not why it was taken down, it was taken down because it failed validation and CDPR lied about day one patch fixing stuff.

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22:35 Jun-16-2021

Because very game has to go through validation in which Sony checks that it is 100% compatible with all PS features and validates stability. Cyberpunk failed that, but got in because CDPR promised to fix issues in day one patch, which is all normal part of the business. But since it generated abnormal amount of crash reports, Sony had little choice but to remove it.

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22:36 Jun-16-2021

So as long as CDPR fixed the issue with crashing and stuff, Sony will return the game to store, since that validation is only for technical stuff, not quality of the game itself and in-game bugs.

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21:58 Jun-16-2021

If that's the case can't wait to see 100% completion bug free speedrun on PS4/PS5 lol

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15:18 Jun-16-2021

Fingers crossed for a consistent 30 and above FPS... that is for the console people out there.

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13:23 Jun-16-2021

Honestly, CDPR should've just cancelled the PS4 and Xbox One versions. I had a feeling releasing on last generation consoles was a mistake and it's costing them BIG! OwO


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3Qkf58VxR0

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15:16 Jun-16-2021

Even if i can run the game at 60 FPS with my rig, it still feels too demanding for what it is. I dunno if it's the engine, the code or what, that is making it run so terribly, but the game is not of the quality that is above a normal PS4, at least from my perspective and experience with the game.

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10:51 Jun-28-2021

Even with full raytracing my end it doesn't look all that good. Graphically it sorta looks AAA, but then the incredibly bad AI and glitches throw you 20 years back and the game ends up sitting in this weird space, lost in time.

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14:40 Jun-28-2021

I would more describe it as a very shiny and polished mid class car. It looks good, but it doesn't do much, but it looks like it should.

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14:54 Jun-28-2021

Yeah, that's a good way to put it. Like a ricer car - all bling and no horsepower :D

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