Cyberpunk 2077 is now available on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S. CD Projekt Red shadow-dropped the native version right after its special stream last night.
Sadly, while many of us were hoping for more features and some originally-promised mechanics, the native PS5 and Xbox Series X/S version, while boasting bug fixes and improvements, is just a prettier version of the horrible game that was released back in 2020.
CD Projekt Red claims that the game now runs better than ever with added visual features such as raytracing, improved loading times and even DualSense support for PS5. The game comes shipped with the latest update 1.5 which contains even more bug fixes and improvements.
On the other hand, Cyberpunk 2077 on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S hasn’t seen any gameplay changes at all. The crafting system is still pointless, the NPCs are dull and uninspiring and the general so-called “living city” is still as shallow as ever before. It just looks better so at least there’s that.
I am not saying you shouldn’t play the game, just don’t expect it to be anything worth remembering in the end.
As for the free upgrades for Cyberpunk 2077, PS4 owners need to manually download the PS5 version from the PlayStation Store while Xbox Series X/S owners will get the game automatically updated at the first chance the console has.
CD Projekt Red has also released a 5-hour trial for Cyberpunk 2077 giving users an opportunity to try the game out before buying it. You can watch some PS5 gameplay down below to see the visual refinements added to the game.