It was expected at the latest for next month, but the Shadow Drop will have taken place this Tuesday, February 15 for CyberPunk 2077 in its new generation version. A long-standing appointment by all disappointed RPG as he was released on the 2013 consoles.
It is therefore in the context of the 1.5 update that the owners of PS5 and Xbox Series can now enjoy CyberPunk 2077 optimized on their new generation console. Cd Projekt takes the opportunity to broadcast more than 30 minutes captured gameplay on PS5 and Xbox Series X, with a 4K dynamic, 60 frames per second (or 30 in Ray-Tracing mode), many technical improvements, loading times Much faster, not to mention the support of adaptive triggers and haptic features of the dualsense.
Recall that CyberPunk 2077 on PS5 and Xbox Series is accessible at no extra charge as an upgrade for which has the game on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One. The update should take place automatically for Xbox players, while PS5 players will take care to download the new version manually. In addition to that, a free 5-hour trial awaits the curious on the PlayStation Store and the Microsoft Store story to start the adventure and transfer its progress in the full game in case of purchase. A purchase that can be validated at the price of 24.99 euros until March 3, elsewhere.
The update 1.5 also provides (on all platforms) new weapons, a new balancing of the gameplay, economy and booty systems, new apartments for V or options to change the current look.. More details are available on patch notes and on the official website.
As we know, if the launch of CyberPunk 2077 was a commercial success with no less than 13 million copies sold on December 20, 2020, it is in large part thanks to PC players for whom experience has generally been rather positive. Past this big launch, the game sales have dropped vertiginously, but the output of these optimized versions for the new generation consoles could allow CD Projekt to reconnect the contact with a large part of the consoles players, which were numerous to take Fear in front of the inventory of PS4 and Xbox One versions.
For the record, the imbalance between what the audience was waiting for the game and the right handpower was such that Sony had made the memorable decision to remove the playstation store game for several months. CD Projekt has chained the patches, but numerous players wait for news of this optimized version, which will however be well wait and arrives in the middle of the heavyweights of this beginning of the year that are Horizon Forbidden West and Elden Ring.