Cyberpunk on Consoles: Bad to Rad

harsaphes

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Had three crashes this morning playing the 'Dream On' quest. Also game was super glitchy. It kept telling me to follow the cables but I had already done that. Would not show me the next step in the quest. I also had an 'item' that I picked up show its pop-up window and it would never go away. Really bad. I did a complete reset of the PS5 and I swear its more glitchy then ever.
 

Viper16

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Had three crashes this morning playing the 'Dream On' quest. Also game was super glitchy. It kept telling me to follow the cables but I had already done that. Would not show me the next step in the quest. I also had an 'item' that I picked up show its pop-up window and it would never go away. Really bad. I did a complete reset of the PS5 and I swear its more glitchy then ever.
Had the same issues on the PC version. couldn't get the cables to activate next step in quest. Had to restart and go in sequential steps that the game wanted.
 

chameleoneel

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Next Gen update for PS5 and Series X "We’re aiming for the second half of the year".

Roadmap graphic makes it look like squarely in Fall.
 

Dan_D

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Had three crashes this morning playing the 'Dream On' quest. Also game was super glitchy. It kept telling me to follow the cables but I had already done that. Would not show me the next step in the quest. I also had an 'item' that I picked up show its pop-up window and it would never go away. Really bad. I did a complete reset of the PS5 and I swear its more glitchy then ever.

There are only a couple quests in the game that are that problematic. That being one of them.
 

Archaea

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After watching this, quite frankly, i'm kinda sad i didn't just return this piece of shit. I don't see how this can be fixed.
That video and its author are quite clever, and I agree with him on most every point -- Except a big, huge, summary point. And that is, that IMO the game is actually quite fun, and has a serious hook. I have over 100 hours in the game already. Do you know how many games I've put over 100 hours in? Probably less than 10 in over 30 years of gaming. CyberPunk has a hook. If that hook doesn't catch you, fine, move on to a title that does, or come back to Cyberpunk in a year.
For my part, I'm quite enjoying the game. I even dreamed about it last night. I look forward to playing it in the evening each night after work.

Full disclosure. It's MUCH better on PC. I bought it on Xbox Series X and returned it. I figured I'd wait six months and buy it again if they fixed it. The hook got me, and in 3 days I purchased it again on PC. I played it 50% of the way through on a 1080TI. Then I got a 3080 in, and am finishing it on that. 3080 IS the way to play this game. RTX on Psycho. It looks SOOOOO much better than the launch console version. However, interestingly enough - where I was thinking my aim just sucks sooo bad on the scripted car chase scenes on the console, when I got to PC, some of the mystique was gone - because with a PC I can aim perfectly and headshot after headshot on those pursuing drivers did NOTHING until their car/motorcycle was scripted to crash. That is pretty lame. On console you just think it's because your aim is sooo poor, on PC you realize how the sausage is made, and they could have done that better!
 
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Armenius

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If you have a Series X or PS5 I would just wait until the end of the year when the "next gen" upgrade is supposed to come out.
 

Denpepe

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Well I found a PS4 CE version of the game, but not going to play that b4 I get a PS5 and they fix the game. Which by how things are going currently might get patched b4 consoles actually show up.
 

celwin

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They should have just released the PC version alone. Then months down the road release it for PS5/Xbox Series S/X only. Forget about previous gen consoles.
 

GoldenTiger

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They should have just released the PC version alone. Then months down the road release it for PS5/Xbox Series S/X only. Forget about previous gen consoles.
Nah, then spoilers would be everywhere and no one would still feel the day one fear of missing out by then. That's bad for business.
 

Verge

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Nah, then spoilers would be everywhere and no one would still feel the day one fear of missing out by then. That's bad for business.
I don't know anything about the game, other than it was supposed to be good, but apparently it isn't. Spoilers aren't really hard to avoid.
 
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