The current revival of Cyberpunk 2077 resulted within the recreation registering extra concurrent gamers on Steam than The Witcher 3’s all-time file.
As analyst @BenjiSales famous, the sport attracted 104,827 gamers on the similar time, whereas The Witcher 3’s file variety of gamers is 103,329.
The current surge in participant numbers adopted the discharge of patch 1.6, which added varied new options and enhancements, and coincides with the half-price low cost on Steam.
The Cyberpunk 2077 anime, Edgerunners, additionally debuted on Netflix final week to very optimistic evaluations from critics and most of the people.
The height variety of The Witcher 3 has additionally been attributed to the Netflix adaptation of the sport, nevertheless Edgerunners appears to have influenced extra gamers who selected the sport.
Cyberpunk 2077 peaked at 1,054,388 concurrent gamers when the sport launched, however within the closing months earlier than the patch, the sport attracted a median of 20,000 to 30,000 gamers.
It is price noting that these numbers don’t embody the console variations of the sport, which every obtained a current-gen patch earlier this 12 months.
Responding to the rising variety of gamers within the recreation, Cyberpunk 2077 quest director Pavel Sasko stated this week: “Thanks a lot, friends, for this second probability.”
Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty Official Teaser
In April, CD Projekt stated that Cyberpunk 2077 had bought greater than 18 million copies, up from 13 million reported within the recreation’s launch month.
Cyberpunk 2077’s first enlargement, Phantom Liberty, was introduced in early September. It’ll launch on PC, PS5, Xbox Collection X/S and Stadia in 2023.
CD Projekt has acknowledged that Phantom Liberty is the one deliberate enlargement for the sport, nevertheless it stays “absolutely dedicated” to IP Cyberpunk’s creation after the discharge of the DLC.
The corporate additionally stated it made the “tough determination” to not develop Phantom Liberty for PS4 and Xbox One “as the size of the enlargement makes it technologically difficult to launch on earlier era consoles with out compromising the participant expertise.”
Phantom Liberty is billed as “a Cyberpunk 2077 spy thriller set in a model new space of Night time Metropolis.”