CD Projekt Crimson co-founder Marcin Iwinski shared an apology and an evidence Wednesday for dramatic performance problems on Sony’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One. It additionally struggled on new gadgets like Microsoft’s Xbox Series X and Sony’s PlayStation 5.. The sport debuted with many unfixed bugs, resulting in
“Regardless of good critiques on PC, the console model of Cyberpunk 2077 didn’t meet the standard commonplace we needed it to fulfill,” Iwinski stated in a video shared on-line. “I and your entire management crew are deeply sorry for this, and this video is me publicly proudly owning as much as that. Please do not fault any of our groups for what occurred.”
He shared in-depth explanations for what went incorrect, beginning with the truth that the studio needed “to make the sport look epic on PCs” after which alter for consoles, particularly older ones. Whereas this technique did not look too troublesome at first, “I feel that point has confirmed that we have underestimated the duty,” Iwinski stated.
The first situation, Iwinski added, is that the studio needed to continually enhance its in-game streaming system for old-gen consoles. As a result of the sport’s metropolis is so packed and old-gen consoles haven’t got the perfect disk bandwidth, the studio was “continually challenged.” Testing did not present lots of the points gamers would later expertise, he stated.
“As we obtained nearer to the ultimate launch, we noticed important enhancements each day, and we actually believed we might ship within the closing day zero replace,” Iwinski stated.
He additionally cited challenges introduced on by COVID-19 work-from-home restrictions. “Numerous the dynamics we usually take without any consideration obtained misplaced over video calls or e-mail.”
Iwinski concluded by saying the studio’s final aim is to repair bugs and crashes throughout platforms. Patches might be rolling out often, with the primary replace popping out inside 10 days, adopted by “one other, extra important one within the following weeks.”