Cyberpunk 2077 removed from PS Store, Sony offers refunds to digital owners

By Luke Albigés,
It’s no great secret that Cyberpunk 2077’s performance on base last-gen consoles left a lot to be desired, but CDPR’s promises of improvements down the line apparently weren’t enough. Sony has stepped in and removed the game from the PlayStation Store indefinitely, and is offering full refunds to anyone who purchased the digital version and is not satisfied with the current state of the game.

Cyberpunk 2077 ~ TitledHeroArt

Over on playstation.com, Sony stated, “SIE strives to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction, therefore we will begin to offer a full refund for all gamers who have purchased Cyberpunk 2077 via PlayStation Store. SIE will also be removing Cyberpunk 2077 from PlayStation Store until further notice.”

While those fortunate enough to be playing on PS5 - where the game typically holds a fairly steady 60fps - may not have noticed performance issues (aside from the bugs and glitches players on all platforms seem to be experiencing), Cyberpunk is proving far too demanding for base PS4 hardware in its current state. Significant frame rate nosedives and texture pop-in have been reported, to the point where Sony has seen fit to remove the game altogether, presumably until it is able to run at an acceptable standard for all players.

2020 just keeps on delivering, huh?
Luke Albigés
Written by Luke Albigés
Hey, I'm Luke! I've been playing games since way back in the 8-bit days, and have spent the last 15+ years writing and talking about them professionally for anyone and everyone who would let me. Monster Hunter fanatic, wearer of many fine hats, and always up for a raid.