Serious technical problems on PS4 and Xbox One

Cyberpunk 2077 marks the release of CD Projekt Red's new action role-playing game: Night City has welcomed players since last night. Especially players on PS4 and Xbox One report technical problems: One on Reddit submitted post, which points out the technical inadequacies, receives enormous support and already has around 20,000 upvotes. "This game is unfinished and a disaster in terms of graphics and textures," is the headline of the article, which has now grown to almost 8,000 user comments.

The thread creator reports a "terrible optimization on the PS4". This affects, for example, some textures that should only be loaded two to three seconds after you can already see them. "For example, you look at a large box – and a few seconds later it suddenly turns into a car," reports the user. With The Witcher 3 that could not be compared. In the comments section, report player-like glitches, bitter pop-ups, Crashes and other graphics problems. A clip published on Twitter, for example, shows the long loading of the textures on PS4 – and streets almost empty. There are also reports of low resolutions and refresh rates.

It is initially unclear whether the numerous videos that are currently making the rounds on the Internet were actually created with an installed Day-One update. CD Projekt Red recently said that the patch should remove a number of bugs from the game world. On the consoles it is even "a different game" with the update. Before starting the game, make sure you have installed the update. After brief tests on PS4 and Xbox One, we can confirm some of the technical problems. On the last-gen consoles, there are unsightly reloads, stutters and sometimes washed-out textures. Cyberpunk 2077 runs on PS5 and Xbox Series X. (buy now € 53.60 ) more fluid. Our detailed report will follow soon – we only received access to the console versions late.

PC players also report technical problems on Steam or GOG. Video game journalist Jason Schreier writes on Twitter, for example, that tiny trees can be seen in his game – for example on the carpets in apartments. However: After downloading the new Nvidia drivers, the problem should have been resolved. PC gamers are therefore strongly advised to install the latest drivers for AMD and Nvidia graphics cards. In our review of Cyberpunk 2077 for PC you can read more information. Aside from the bugs and glitches, the action role-playing game on PC shines with a detailed game world, great characters and entertaining side tasks.

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