CD Projekt Red is reportedly issuing refunds for gamers unhappy with Cyberpunk 2077 – without players having to return their copies.
It’s no secret that Cyberpunk 2077 is a bit of a hot mess. From various issues hampering gameplay, to the game being pulled from the PlayStation Store, it’s fair to say that the RPG has been getting lots of attention for all the wrong reasons.
While CDPR has promised to provide future updates and patches, getting a refund is also an option. Now it seems that players requesting refunds are not being asked to relinquish their copies of the game, be it physical or digital.
Speaking with Vice, a gamer named “Steve” claims that they managed to receive a $300 refund for their collector’s edition of the game, without having to part with it:
“I was surprised I didn’t need to [send it back]. So I still have everything. As a customer, I feel they ‘made good’ on it. Just show proof and we’ll return your money.”
The Collector’s Edition of Cyberpunk 2077 is absolutely crammed with goodies, including a detailed statue, a map of Night City, a butt load of stickers and a fancy art book. Sure, perhaps CD Projekt Red feel that if you splurged out on the Collectors edition in the first place, you should get to keep it.
Yet, “Steve” isn’t the only one claiming they got a returnless refund, as a customer with a digital copy of the game seems to have experienced the same.
The player in question told Vice: “Strangely, [I] have still got access to the game via my Xbox, it doesn’t show as being revoked, even though I sent them the code. No idea how that will pan out in the long run!”
Whether CDPR is just biding its time, or if it has no interest in reclaiming copies of the game is yet to be seen. While it’s easy to see the logistical issues of posting back a collector’s edition package to the company, it’s strange that they’re not instantly revoking digital copies of the game.
Nevertheless, getting to keep the game for free should sweeten the bitterness for players, especially if the game is patched soon!
Are you surprised to hear that Cyberpunk 2077 gamers are claiming refunds while still having access to their copies?
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