Sony withdraws the Cyberpunk 2077 from the PlayStation Store, and offers refunds • Eurogamer.net

Update 11 am GMT: CD Projekt Red appears Not In talks with Microsoft to remove Cyberpunk 2077 from sale on Xbox / Microsoft Store.

Joint CEO Adam Kisinski told ReutersWe are not in such discussions with Microsoft at the moment.

“There is no further communication or comment to provide at the moment,” CD Projekt Red told Eurogamer this morning. Microsoft has also been contacted for comment.

Original story 9 a.m. GMT: Sony Cyberpunk 2077 has withdrawn from sale in the PlayStation Store until “further notice”, and is offering a full refund to anyone who purchased it there.

“[Sony Interactive Entertainment] We strive to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction, “the company wrote at Online statementTherefore, we will begin offering a full refund to all players who have purchased Cyberpunk 2077 via the PlayStation Store. SIE will also remove Cyberpunk 2077 from the PlayStation Store until further notice.

Once we confirm that you purchased Cyberpunk 2077 via the PlayStation Store, we will begin processing your refunds. Please note that completing a refund may vary depending on the payment method and financial institution.

I took a look at the PlayStation Store this morning, and as it is written, Cyberpunk 2077 is no longer listed. This also means that the game is no longer available for PlayStation 5 On the PlayStation Store, as it’s currently the PS4 version that you buy and play.

PlayStation Store this morning, after searching for Cyberpunk.

CD Projekt Red said she spoke to PlayStation before moving on.

“After our discussion with PlayStation, a decision was made to temporarily suspend distribution of Cyberpunk 2077 on the PlayStation Store,” The center said in a statement. “You can still purchase physical versions of the game in physical stores and online. All digital and physical copies of the game purchased will continue to receive support and updates as we continue to improve your experience.

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According to our knowledge, starting today, anyone who does not wish to wait for updates and wants to retrieve their digital copy of the game, can do so by submitting a request on https://www.playstation.com/cyberpunk-2077-refunds/.

“We are working hard to bring Cyberpunk 2077 back into the PlayStation Store as soon as possible.”

Sony’s unprecedented decision – I’ve never seen anything like this – comes after the horrific launch of Cyberpunk 2077 on last-generation devices. It was a game experience plagued with poor performance and a flurry of bugs – something the robustness of the new hardware adapts best to, although no issue without problems.

Digital Foundry is investigating issues And consider what it takes to fix it, and the result is: Lots of horrific work. Major corrections are not expected until January and February. This is not something that will be fixed overnight.

There was confusion And the There were apologies, But the question remains as to why the game would be put in such a state – and it would take more work to clean up the perceived stain of the answer.

It’s a shame, at least because on hardware capable of playing it, Cyberpunk 2077 is an exceptional game. However, this wouldn’t be a big consolation for those who bought the game, but couldn’t enjoy it.

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