CD Projekt says Cyberpunk 2077 will return to Sony’s PlayStation Retailer on June 21st, a bit extra than six months soon after being taken off. As Polygon notes, the information arrived in a regulatory disclosure by Cyberpunk 2077’s developer, CD Projekt Red’s father or mother organization, saying Sony experienced agreed to reinstate the match.
A CD Projekt Purple spokesperson declined further comment about Cyberpunk 2077’s return, together with what potential bug fixes or other updates the new edition features. In a assertion to Polygon, Sony confirmed the news but stated that it nevertheless does not endorse actively playing the game on PlayStation 4. “Users will continue on to practical experience overall performance troubles with the PS4 version while CD Projekt Red continues to enhance balance throughout all platforms. [Sony Interactive Entertainment] suggests taking part in the title on PS4 Professional or PS5 for the greatest expertise,” a spokesperson explained.
CD Projekt executives have claimed they often up to date Sony on fixes for Cyberpunk 2077’s myriad bugs and performance challenges since the match was pulled from the retail outlet on December 17th, 2020. The studio has produced a lot of patches for its console, Computer, and Google Stadia editions in late Could, joint CEO Adam Kiciński instructed traders there’d been “visible progress” on stabilizing the recreation. But Kiciński mentioned Sony would have to make the ultimate connect with.
Cyberpunk 2077 was introduced in December to sturdy income but extreme technological troubles. The game struggled to operate on past-technology Xbox A person and PlayStation 4 consoles, and players faced several (and commonly hilarious) bugs on each platform. Microsoft and Sony each provided refunds for the recreation, and Microsoft added a warning label for Xbox A person house owners on its Xbox keep. Sony took the far more drastic stage of pulling Cyberpunk 2077 from its PlayStation Retail store completely. Console entrepreneurs could continue to acquire actual physical discs, but CD Projekt has stated that the digital version’s absence could have slowed down gross sales on Xbox and Computer as properly as PlayStation.
CD Projekt Red used almost a 10 years developing Cyberpunk 2077, and it calls the recreation a extensive-expression financial commitment that it can promote for “years to occur.” The studio has backed away from strategies for a standalone multiplayer manner, saying it would target on including on line capabilities to all its video games instead. But it’s promised downloadable written content for Cyberpunk 2077’s solitary-player campaign, moreover a important improve for new consoles — together with the PlayStation 5 — in the next 50 % of this yr.
Update June 15th, 2:00PM ET: Added remark from Sony by using Polygon and reaction from CD Projekt Purple.