Microsoft will roll again its refund coverage for Cyberpunk 2077 on July 6, the corporate introduced the information in an replace on the Microsoft help website.
Beforehand, you might obtain a full refund for digital copies of the notoriously busted role-playing recreation, with out having to stick to the restrictions of Microsoft’s typical refund coverage for digital video games. As soon as the exception lapses, the sport might be lined below that coverage, which is case-dependent on a variety of components, together with “time since date of buy, time since launch, and use of the product.” Usually, Microsoft solely grants refunds inside 14 days of buy.
Cyberpunk 2077 first launched final December. On last-gen consoles—significantly base fashions of the PS4 and Xbox One—it was rife with technical and graphical points. Reviewers have been solely supplied PC variations of Cyberpunk 2077, the place it labored nice sufficient, so few early gamers had a precise thought of how the sport would carry out on last-gen consoles, leaving some followers feeling burned. Consequently, developer CD Projekt Pink provided refunds for individuals who picked it up for older platforms.
At first, the refund course of was wonky, with some gamers reporting that Microsoft didn’t grant the refunds. (Sony’s course of was one other matter fully, with most choices resulting in a irritating chatbot that was sure to an immovable set of restrictions. Ultimately, Sony simply up and pulled Cyberpunk 2077 from the PlayStation Retailer fully. It returned this week.) Inside a couple of days, Xbox expanded the refund choices to incorporate anybody who picked up a digital copy of the sport.
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“Thus far, we’ve got granted refunds to the overwhelming majority of shoppers who’ve requested one,” a Microsoft rep instructed Kotaku on the time. “To make sure that each participant is ready to get the expertise they count on on Xbox, we might be increasing our present refund coverage to supply full refunds to anybody who bought Cyberpunk 2077 digitally from the Microsoft Retailer, till additional discover.”
Over the previous few months, CDPR has slowly labored towards enhancing Cyberpunk 2077. Patches and hotfixes have improved the sport’s stability and common efficiency, however haven’t precisely spiffed up its look on base last-gen consoles. Within the recreation’s newly restored itemizing on the PlayStation Retailer, Sony included a warning: “IMPORTANT NOTICE: Customers proceed to expertise efficiency points with this recreation. Buy to be used on PS4 methods isn’t really useful.”