Cyberpunk 2077 has hit its highest concurrent participant depend on Steam since January 2021.
In accordance with the Steam Charts, Cyberpunk 2077 had round 85,555 concurrent gamers on Steam this previous weekend. Compared, the sport had over 1 million concurrent gamers at launch when it was launched in December 2020, earlier than steadily declining. On January 21, 2021, there have been round 80,483 concurrent gamers.
This enhance in recognition could be attributed to the excessive important reception of the Cyberpunk Edgerunners anime collection by Studio Set off and the accompanying 1.6 Patch which incorporates Edgerunner content material.
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Cyberpunk 2077 has been on fairly the rollercoaster trip. It had a disastrous launch again in December 2020 as a consequence of having many bugs and glitches, particularly with the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One model. Developer CD Projekt Crimson then supplied refunds for any dissatisfied clients and Sony delisted the sport from the PlayStation Community Retailer because the scenario was unfolding.
The sport was ultimately relisted on June 21, 2021, however with the warning that it was finest skilled on PlayStation Professional and PlayStation 5. Each PlayStation 5 and Xbox Sequence X|S variations of Cyberpunk 2077 had been lastly launched on February 15, 2022.
Regardless of this turmoil, CD Projekt Crimson is just not accomplished with the IP, though Phantom Liberty is the solely DLC deliberate for Cyberpunk 2077, and the growth on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One variations has ended.
In IGN’s Cyberpunk Edgerunners evaluation, we mentioned, “Cyberpunk: Edgerunners delivers a satisfying return to Night time Metropolis that does a greater job exploring why Mike Pondsmith’s well-known location turned so iconic within the first place.”
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