What happened to Cyberpunk 2077?

CD Projekt Red's highly anticipated video game Cyberpunk 2077, released earlier this month, has turned out to be rife with errors.
CD Projekt Red's highly anticipated video game Cyberpunk 2077, released earlier this month, has turned out to be rife with errors.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

The hype around Cyberpunk 2077 had been building for nearly a decade. When CD Projekt Red, the Polish studio behind the video game, announced the title in 2012, it was billed as a gripping, free-flowing saga that would immerse players in a lifelike sci-fi universe.

Since then, fans have been treated to impressive teaser trailers; there has been buy-in from celebrities such as Keanu Reeves, Grimes and A$AP Rocky; and headlines have heralded it as the most anticipated title of the year, if not the century.

Please or to continue reading the full article.

Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month

  • Latest headlines and exclusive stories
  • In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content
  • Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*

*Terms and conditions apply.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 29, 2020, with the headline 'What happened to Cyberpunk 2077?'. Subscribe