Game Rant Writes "Cyberpunk 2077 had a turbulent start, but through consistent hard work, CD Projekt Red has been able to turn it into a very successful IP."
Turbulent because if upper managements mishandling of the entire process. It was a good game at its core from the start but needed more time baking.
It's been nearly two years; if you still hold a grudge against CDPR it's time to stop giving them your attention and mindshare.
I don't care about it anymore, but I care to deny such quality and such a very bad product delivering. Because, people been skeptical about the wrong doing of Add ons, in result of that, now there are tons of options to buy silly add ons, things as silly as XP in SP games, another are all king of MTs, these things combined created a very rich environment for companies to create a very bad type games such as GAAS. If people vote against these thing and denied it, we wouldn't getting half as bad as these games today. We would even get a newer GTA instead of waiting for 3 generations. bad practices caused a negative effect in the the industry
Its that this announcement means that they haven't learned anything. If the game release in the same state as 2077, it'll show it. They've issued a challenge to themselves and most definitely need to be held accountable for it - thing is- tey already know how to get out of it.
They abandoned their engine for Unreal which was the biggest hurdle in their development and why they had to make drastic changes. I think they are responding well to the challenge by cutting out the biggest technical issue Furthermore, people have left and new leadership is being implemented. Another hurdle at least updated if not removed. It's really an up in the air situation here as it's not the exact same game as we had with Cyberpunk 2077. We're really in a wait and see scenario with it all up to CDPR to prove themselves all over again. But at least they are doing things differently.
My problem isnt even so much the launch, my gripe is the nearly weekly comments following, telling us we're not seeing what we're obviously seeing. Comments suggesting the PC version is perfect, and that it's perfectly playable on current gen consoles, just a bit rougher than they wanted. It was a broken mess, but they repeatedly treated everyone like they were blind a dumb with their half assed damage control. I wouldn't have even cared if they just apologized and fixed it, but now i don't even want it. Really don't care how cheap it gets, im not supporting the guy talking as if we're all a bunch of morons.
Developers need to know that you can’t just blatantly lie to us and we just forget it. It is one thing to release an unfinished game its another thing to actively hide review footage on consoles until after launch while saying it runs surprisingly well, when in reality it is hitting 15 fps.
I agree. The lying is why I will never trust the company again. If you see on YouTube the initial gameplay video and what was released I'm surprised the company wasn't law suited into bankruptcy. The features they still promised are still not there to this day btw
Love this. I have nearly every piece of merchandise CDP has released for this series. Definitely supporting this. Love the genre and lore and hoping that this was the lesson they needed to get it right from the start.
You do know companies like this perform risk assessments so they can plan ahead for things like disastrous launches, right? These idiots advertised a game 6 years before actually making it. That’s weird. They insulted modern day AAA practices while also planning for CP to be live service. I don’t understand why people are calling this a success story. It sold 20 million copies, but they were aiming for 120 million.
gross; game is still a half vision of what it was supposed to be; third person was still rushed out and removed; the entire base is nothing like it was supposed to be, cops still have worse AI than that of GTA3 because they teleport behind you to give chase no matter your vantage point. Is the sequel going to be the actual full vision or more rushed trash, being mainly DLC but at price of a sequel?
@lucian229 I'm looking forward to playing this at some point in the future. The issue about teleporting police and the silly quirks- didn't the mega patch fix all this?
nope, that is literally a feature of the game because they don't want to actual make good AI.
Or, finish the game before the end of a gen next time, that way you aren’t held back by developing a port for hardware that most people ultimately won’t even end up using for your game. It should’ve launched 2 years later on ps5 and XsX only, and with more features like more branching stories, as well as world coloring like actual animations for rip doc visits.
The game is a complete turnaround from what they launched with after all the patches. It's actually a pretty decent game now - I recommend checking it out, it's pretty cheap too!
I was about to start playing it but then they announced the next big update and expansion for next year. Seems like the update is going to add in features that are sorely missed so I'm just going to wait until then. I've already waited this long so why not. What I will say though is that these shows/spin offs and sequels were always going to happen. These were all planned and started before 2077 released. The IP is massive.
If only Microsoft could do the same for Halo Infinite.
Game initially sold off the curt tails off Witcher 3's success. Then nearly immediately was on sale for as low as 9.99 new. (the price I bought it for.) They finnesed everyone and sure the game is passable now but it's not at all what was promised. This game is the result of overhype and under delivery. The 20 or so million this game sold is a representation of everything wrong with the gaming industry.
Hard work? Is not lying hard work now?
I played it the other day and I'm still not impressed at all. It's a 7/10 game, albeit with an amazing aesthetic/universe....I think that's what will always make the game so stinging. It could be amazing, and should but it isn't. I keep thinking while playing it, if Rockstar had the IP and tried to make a deep RPG, they probably would have made something brain-meltingly good. They're the only studio that can make convincing open worlds of that ilk.
honestly while Cyberpunk sucks; rockstar is really bad at gunplay and combat, so it still wouldn't really be very good
Rockstar sucks though, lol.. Cyberpunk at launch was 10 times better than any crap they ever put out. They're the worst studio in existence.
Sweet. I actually enjoyed the game. Looking forward to the dlc and the sequel.
It was always going to get a sequel, it proves nothing. What everyone should be hoping for is that the devs this time around get the necessary time to work on things, and aren't stretch too thin with all the other projects they announced.
And they can no longer blame the engine.
Cyberpunk is a LOT of game. They released rough as hell and that’s putting it nicely. Look past all of the MANY shortcomings and you’ll see that it does have a ton of potential and that’s a lot to throw away on what could be blamed on a terrible first year. A sequel will put to rest any feelings of “Man what if we would have released properly? We would have had game of the decade!” questions and theories. I can’t blame them for wanting to give it one more go. I can only imagine how much code went into making that world work as it does.
Oh GOD no.
I just hope the squeal is better, especially at launch, not only that, but more options as well since the original game under delivered.
I can't even with this article and this mentality.
I feel happy for the people who put an incredible amount of work into the game and had to suffer because of decisions made over their heads. I hope the reputation of those who made the poor decisions is permanently tarnished. It's not a mistake they'll be in a hurry to recreate.
Adore this game, easily in my all-time top 10. Haters gonna hate, alligators gonna alligate.
When Edgerunners hype to dies down the game will go back where it belongs because it's still an empty, hollow joke of a game but now just a bit more polished one. This game needs to be worked on way more to be considered a turn around and LMAO the developers saying ''We're back baby!'' or something like that is soooo pathetic and shows how arrogant they are.. like dude you are literally ridding on a wave of a very successful show at the moment that is all.
waiting on that witcher 3 ps5 upgrade.
Bad games get sequels all the time. With that said....give me a 3rd Person update the way RE Village did and I will live in this universe from start to finish.
I'm glad they managed to turn this around, this game should have never released in it's state on last gen however, played it on PS4 Pro first and it just wasn't there, waited played some other things got the PS5 Upgrade for free the difference was night and day then bought it on sale via Steam, such a good game and its disappointing people love to hate it so much they don't want to try it, the characters in the game are amazing the side quest structure almost seems episodic in some cases and are cleverly thought out, this game simply needed more time but the higher ups didn't understand that either that or didn't care.
So I have yet to touch Cyberpunk. Is it worth playing by this point? Been kinda curious since they've released all them patches n stuff.
Mike Pondsmith needs to end this. Please remove Cyberpunk from these incompetent developers and give the IP to somebody who can do it justice.
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