Cyberpunk 2077 – you will have been warned (pic: CD Projekt)
Evaluate aggregator web site OpenCritic has taken the unprecedented step of warning avid gamers away from the PS4 and Xbox One variations of Cyberpunk 2077.
Because the controversy over Cyberpunk 2077’s efficiency deepens, web site OpenCritic has published an article accusing CD Projekt of ‘intentionally making an attempt to misrepresent its product’ over the standard of the sport on consoles.
Evaluate copies of the console model have been solely despatched out a couple of days earlier than launch and nowhere close to in time to finish a overview earlier than launch. As such there are nonetheless only a few devoted console opinions for Cyberpunk 2077, though people who do exist, akin to IGN’s 4/10 review, are extraordinarily unfavorable.
In a scathing assault, OpenCritic insist that CD Projekt, ‘did it realizing that what they have been doing was fallacious. It was misleading, egocentric, and exploitative. They did it anyway.’
In contrast to Metacritic, OpenCritic doesn’t organise opinions by format (which appears unwise at the most effective of instances) and admits that ‘the single-score strategy has failed our customers with regard to Cyberpunk 2077’.
OpenCritic has additionally posted a tweet indicating that they’re including a discover to their Cyberpunk 2077 web page, warning folks concerning the high quality of the console variations.
At time of writing the warning has not been added to the web site (or has maybe been eliminated after contact with CD Projekt) however based on the tweet it reads as follows:
‘This recreation has important disparities in efficiency, participant expertise, and overview scores between the PC, subsequent gen consoles, Xbox One, and PS4 variations.
‘The OpenCritic crew and a number of other critics suspect that the developer, CD Projekt Purple, deliberately sought to cover the true state of the sport on Xbox One and PS4, with necessities akin to solely permitting pre-rendered recreation footage in opinions and never issuing overview copies for PS4 and Xbox One variations.’
It’s indicated the warning will likely be taken down in February, presumably a reference to CD Projekt’s promise to release the second of two major patches in that month.
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