CD Projekt Red’s controversial game, Cyberpunk 2077 might be seeing a resurgence in popularity, two years after its disastrous launch.
As we reviewed back upon release, the game was riddled with graphical, gameplay, sound, map, and progression glitches. At the time, even after several large updates, the game was not all it was promised to be.
The game made news at the time for being removed from the Sony Playstation Store. This was unprecedented and seemed to be a very bad portent towards the game’s future.
However, Cyberpunk 2077 has reentered the news cycle and this time, it’s good news.
CDPR revealed in a tweet that the game has surpassed 20 million copies sold. This mark was reached in just under two years.
This number has been slowly building over time but it was the recent release of the Netflix and Studio Trigger anime, Cyberpunk Edgerunners and the announcement of new story DLC called Phantom Liberty that really pushed the game back into the public interest.
Following the release of the anime, the game saw a spike in sales. It has sold 2 million additional copies since then.
Whether this marks a new era of success for CDPR and Cyberpunk 2077 or not… only time will tell.
In the meantime, we will be keeping an eye on the game. It seems that the story of Cyberpunk 2077 isn’t over yet.