Cyberpunk 2077 is releasing on December 10 in India: Everything you need to know

Cyberpunk 2077 is releasing on December 10 in India: Everything you need to know

Sameer Mitha   Dec 7, 2020

Cyberpunk 2077 is one of the most anticipated games of the year and the launch of the game is mere days away. In anticipation of the upcoming game, we thought we’d break down some common questions you may have about Cyberpunk 2077, where to play it, how to play it and how much the game will cost you. Here’s hoping you have taken some time off work, as the game is expected to be very long.

What platforms is Cyberpunk 2077 releasing on?

Cyberpunk 2077 will be playable on 9 platforms at launch. They are PS4, PS4 Pro, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox One X, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X, Stadia and PC. While Stadia and the PS5 aren't officially in India, gamers who have their hands on the PS5 will be able to play the game. 

Is Cyberpunk 2077 optimized for the PS5, Xbox Series X and Series S?

The game will be playable on the new console generation, but full optimized versions will launch later. Developer CD Projekt Red has confirmed that Cyberpunk 2077 will work on the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S via backwards compatibility. If you own a physical copy of the game, you will be eligible for a physical upgrade of the game on the PS5 Disc edition and Series X only. However, if you own the game digitally, then you will get the upgrade on whichever next-gen console you have. There is no confirmed date for when the next-gen versions of Cyberpunk 2077 will be available.

How much will the game cost? And will the next-gen upgrade be free?

Yes, the next-gen upgrade for Cyberpunk 2077 will be free. However, you will have to log into your PSN or Xbox Live account, the same one with which you purchased the game. For the physical edition of the game, you will need to insert the disc in the console. 

As for the price, Cyberpunk 2077 is priced at Rs 3,999 for a physical copy on PS4 and Xbox One. Downloaded digitally from the PlayStation Store and Xbox Store, you can get the game for Rs 3,499. The game is priced at Rs 2,999 on Steam.  

When will the game be playable in India?

The official release date for Cyberpunk 2077 is December 10 in India. While one would think the game will be playable at midnight itself, you may want to check out this calendar which highlights when the game will be playable across the globe

How many versions of the game are there?

Unlike many games that come in 2 to 4 versions offering different in-game content and DLC, Cyberpunk 2077 is available in 2 versions only. One is the standard version which has the price tag mentioned above. The other is a collector's edition priced at Rs 24,999. The collector’s edition comes with the following features.

Collector’s Edition box

  • Case with game discs
  • Collectible SteelBook
  • 25 cm / 10-inch statue depicting V — the game’s protagonist — in action
  • Hardcover artbook
  • Metal pin set
  • Quadra V-tech metal keychain
  • An annotated copy of A Visitor’s Guide to Night City sealed in an NCPD Evidence Bag
  • Embroidered patches
  • World Compendium detailing the game’s setting and lore
  • Postcards from Night City
  • Map of Night City
  • Sticker bomb set

 Digital goodies included:

  • Game soundtrack
  • Art booklet featuring a selection of art from the game
  • Cyberpunk 2020 sourcebook
  • Wallpapers for desktop and mobile

How long is Cyberpunk 2077?

The exact completion time isn't known for the game, but a developer of the game spent 175 hours in Night City and still hasn’t seen the credits roll. You can learn more about it here

Is there a day 1 patch for the game to download?

While there is a lot of information circulating the internet about a day 1 patch, know that the game is roughly 70GB overall on the consoles and PC. 

What are the PC system requirements for Cyberpunk 2077?

Contrary to popular belief, Cyberpunk 2077 doesn’t need a high-end rig to be playable. At the entry-level, you need an Intel Core i5 3570K CPU, 8GB RAM, a GTX 780 or Radeon RX 470 GPU. This will let you play the game at 1080p low setting. You can check out the various resolutions and configuration recommendations for Cyberpunk 2077 here

Is Cyberpunk 2077 on Xbox Game Pass?

Sadly, no. While CD Projekt Red’s last game, the Witcher 3 is there on Game Pass, Cyberpunk 2077 is not. 

Sony PlayStation 4 Key Specs, Price and Launch Date

Release Date: 17 Dec 2018
Variant: None
Market Status: Launched
Sameer Mitha

Sameer Mitha lives for gaming and technology is his muse. When he isn’t busy playing with gadgets or video games he delves into the world of fantasy novels.

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