The free story DLC deliberate for Cyberpunk 2077 goes to have to attend some time. CD Projekt co-founder Marcin Iwiński says the Cyberpunk crew is at the moment working onerous on fixing the most problematic bugs and crashing points gamers are going through in the recreation, and that the DLC will solely be coming as soon as these updates have been made.

Personally showing in a video posted to the official Cyberpunk site and social feeds, Iwiński mentioned he and the management crew take accountability for the poor rollout of Cyberpunk 2077 in December. While the recreation reviewed properly on PC – and scored a 9/10 in our personal Cyberpunk 2077 review – last-gen console variations had been plagued with bugs and poor optimisation. Worse, gamers solely discovered about this as soon as they’d purchased the recreation, since reviewers had been solely given entry to PC code previous to launch.

Iwiński mentioned the motive for this was due to points with in-game streaming. Feeding Cyberpunk 2077’s huge array of belongings and recreation mechanics into its engine was a troublesome activity on last-gen {hardware}, and CD Projekt Red’s engineers continuously struggled with getting that to work on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

“Since the city is so packed, and the disk bandwidth of old gens is what it is, it constantly challenged us,” Iwiński says in the video, which you’ll be able to view under. “Ultimately, I think time has proven that we’ve underestimated the task.”

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Iwiński mentioned CD Projekt was capable of begin distributing PC codes at the starting of December, however wanted extra time to get the console model ready.

“Every day of us working on the Day Zero update brought visible improvement,” he explains. “This is why we started sending console” evaluation keys on the eighth of December, which was later than we initially deliberate.

The aim going ahead is to verify customers on all platforms can play the RPG game with out operating into bugs and crashes. Three hotfixes have been deployed already, and Iwiński says a extra substantial replace will arrive inside the subsequent ten days. Another main replace ought to be arriving in the weeks following.

After that, he mentioned, the studio can begin taking a look at launching the free story DLC they have in retailer for Cyberpunk 2077.

“We will of course continue to work on the game in future updates and improvements beyond that,” he says. “Our big plans for supporting Cyberpunk in the long-term did not change.”