In a new interview with Axes, PlayStation boss Jim Ryan commented on Cyberpunk 2077’s removal from the PS Store last December. Six months after the highly anticipated RPG release, the game has yet to return to Sony’s digital supermarket, and that’s because the company didn’t want to sell something knowing it might be broken. Ryan explained, “It was a tough decision for us to make, but at the end of the day we had to act in the best interests of the PlayStation community and not knowingly sell a game that could result in a bad experience for them. “
The point of sale then clarifies that the PlayStation suit gave no details on what CD Projekt RED must achieve or do to pick up Cyberpunk 2077 on the PS Store. As late as May 25, 2021, the Polish developer said it was in talks with Sony about bringing the game back to the showcase. CEO Adam Kiciński said: “We are still in discussion and with each patch the game improves and there is visible progress, but as we said the decision is an exclusive decision of Sony, we are waiting therefore information on the fact that they have made the decision to resume this game. “
The latest patch for Cyberpunk 2077 arrived almost two months ago at the time of writing, so it’s certainly been a while since the RPG last updated and improved. Meanwhile, it has been reported that the game has sold 13.7 million copies, 28% of which is for the PS4 version. And then there was the recent pre-release edit put in place by the developers which showcased some of the issues that were encountered.