By all commercial metrics, the release of Cyberpunk 2077 by developer CD Projekt Red has been an unmitigated success.
But despite convincing a huge number of people to purchase their game, that game's actual performance leaves much to be desired, particularly on "old gen" platforms PS4 and Xbox One.
So what does the company that deliberately hid those performance issues from its consumers do after release? Well, they apologize, of course. Or try to.
Let's dive in.
Keanu says: It's time to burn this apology to the ground...in Virtual Legality.
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Discussed in this episode:
Tweet - December 14, 2020 - Cyberpunk 2077 (@CyberpunkGame)
"Cyberpunk 2077's Performance On Base PS4 Is 'Unacceptable' In Digital Foundry Analysis"
GameSpot - December 12, 2020 - Darryn Bonthuys
Digital Foundry YouTube Channel
"Digital Game Purchase Refund Terms"
Xbox Support Page
"How to request a refund on a PlayStation Store purchase"
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