Within 10 days, the creators of Cyberpunk 2077 have announced that they will be able to deploy a first big patch for the game. Especially for the versions consoles PS4 et Xbox One, which the title simply cannot perform satisfactorily. The other platforms will not be left out, however, the update applies to them as well.
A more or less precise schedule has even been posted in the video below (at 4:11) so that players can get an idea of when the following updates will be made and, also, when the content will arrive. additional free (postponed) and dedicated console optimizations PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series (second half of the year a priori).
Marcin Iwinski, the co-founder of the studio, made himself the spokesperson for the structure and made a new MEA culpa to all players. He and the studio’s management team take their responsibilities and take full responsibility for what happened.
“I beg you, don’t hold the game development teams responsible. We, the management team, have made the decision to release the game as is. It’s our fault. “
The figures imposed by the consoles were badly anticipated
Mr. Iwinski also acknowledges that CDPR has focused more on the PC version of the game, so that it is as optimized and beautiful as possible. It is then from this base that the developers left to manage to fit all the lines of code into the shackles of home consoles.
The first stages would have gone so well that the studio felt able to keep to the release schedule. But when they hit hard against some hardware limitations imposed by older consoles, far less powerful than today’s PCs, things got complicated. And the health crisis did not help, the teams worked remotely and sometimes had difficulty coordinating.
Finally, CDPR assured to work in close collaboration with Sony so that Cyberpunk 2077 either offered again as soon as possible on the Japanese online store, including he was banned a few days after his release.
Source : The Verge