Cyberpunk 2077 is out today! At long last, the game that most people have been waiting for since April is finally in our hands. However, we should all probably calm down a little, because this game isn’t what you think it is. While it definitely is an open world RPG, and yes there are shooter elements, it’s not all of that in such simple terms. I think that this game is as divisive as Death Stranding. I say that because I’ve seen a fair bit of it now, and I know that it’s different things to different people. Some players will love it, others will hate it. Honestly, it depends on what types of games you like personally.
Most of the reviews I’ve read are pretty clear on the fact that this game launched with loads of bugs. They’re also clear that the main story is quite short, but it’s the side content that they say can take up hundreds of your precious hours. I love the sound of this, because it gives me an excuse to explore the world. This is true of so many open world games, but it’s nice, at least to me, to hear that this game is held up by that side content.
Loads of people will feel differently about this though. I know that lots of gamers want the main story to be amazing and blow them away. While I think it still will, I don’t think that it’s going to be as long or as amazing as everyone expects. This game is going tobe a slow burn that keeps you intrigued long after that main story is gone. It’s not about the rush to the finish, it’s about the journey to take to get there.
It’s okay if you don’t like the sound of this game, it’s also fine if you don’t play it. There’s never pressure to play a game just because it’s got a lot of hype around it. Instead, I’d hold off, and pick the game up when you feel like you’re ready to try it with an open mind. Stay away from the early launch excitement, and take it at your own pace.