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Cyberpunk 2077 review
by Dylan

This is a review in progress based off of the base PS4 Cyberpunk and low end PC performance.

I'm not sure how to score this one yet. This is a current review in progress. I've played it on both base PS4 and a meh PC, aka gets sometimes decent performance on low graphical settings and let me tell you, it's night and day. The one seemingly most popular current example is the firs time you meet Dex and he's smoking a cigar. The smoke physics are night and day. Aside from that, the game looks miles better, even when it dips below the 30 fps range, the neon looks better, and their is no npc pop in like on base ps4.

Quest wise, I'm very early on but the meeting with Royce, both build up and aftermath felt very good. I'm very interested in a certain prophet's quest line as well. It seems like despite this games many bugs and glitches, the quests will be very satisfying.

I would not recommend this game on a base PS4/XBOX at all. This game is clearly tailored to high end PCs and your best experience will be on machines of that type. However, if you're like me with a lowly 1060 and the lowest of i7's, scraping just enough RAM, the game is indeed better than expected IF you're okay with your frames taking an absolute nose dive now and then.

This game has GOTY potential but right now is struggling to catch up to the likes of RDR2, Ghost of Tsushima, GoW, LoU2, etc... as far as immersive open worlds are concerned.

«Buggy as hell»

Other reviews58

the main and side quests are definitely worth playing. there is some smaller copy+paste content that isn't worth it
It is very good as you can enjoy the game in the future where you can live your fantasy :) teehee
«Sit back and relax»
Good story writing
Having played release and now on 1.6 the difference is night and day. This Game really shines now the bugs have been ironed out and the story is a genuine joy to play. If you never played it at release I urge anyone who was interested to give it a go now as this is now the experience we all wished we had at release.
«Blew my mind»
«Can’t stop playing»
I have no idea why everyone rated this game "exceptional" but sure isn't. The story might be "good" but the gameplay is bad, repetitive and boring asf. I wouldn't recommend this game to anyone but of course, this is just my opinion.
«Buggy as hell»
ost and presentation elevate this to way higher than it deserves
«OST on repeat»
Good one.
«That ending!»
I started playing a long time after release and I didn't experience many issues. I saw a car flip into the air for no reason, that was fun. I had to clear out all enemies from an area and one of them was in the group, that was not so fun. Ultimately, I enjoyed running around Night City and meeting some interesting characters. I didn't much like the FPS style combat and didn't feel like my character upgrades were doing much of anything.

Date Completed: 2022-08-21
Playtime: 30h
Enjoyment: 7/10
Recommendation: It's no Witcher but, at this point, I think it's worth a run through.