CD Projekt Red has announced that Cyberpunk 2077 sold eight million copies prior to its launch.
Posting to Twitter on launch day, CD Projekt Red’s official investor relations Twitter account revealed that the game had sold eight million preorders worldwide. The official Cyberpunk account followed up thanking fans for their support, noting that “the journey has just begun. “We are hard at work on the upcoming fixes and updates to the game,” the tweet reads.
We are truly humbled that so many of you trusted us and decided to support #Cyberpunk2077 before the release! Even 8 million thank yous isn’t enough! The journey has just begun and we are hard at work on the upcoming fixes and updates to the game. See you in Night City! pic.twitter.com/ycIe2kN0Zq
— Cyberpunk 2077 (@CyberpunkGame) December 10, 2020
That’s more than the population of Bulgaria, if we’re keeping score. Digital storefronts Steam and GOG.com struggled to deal with the launch of Cyberpunk, with many outage issues reported as the game rolled out across the globe.
In other Cyberpunk news, check out our review of the game – we scored it a 9, touting its “beautiful, dense cityscape.” And if you’re just starting to dig into Night City, it’d be a good idea to check out our Tips and Tricks guide to help you understand some of the game’s systems and make the opening hours easier.
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