[Updated: Xbox Confirms] Next-Gen Cyberpunk 2077 Demo for PS5 and Xbox Series X Mentioned on Spanish Ad; Game Showing As Optimized for Xbox Series X|S
[Update] Via a now-deleted tweet from the official Dutch Xbox account, it has been confirmed that the next-gen version of Cyberpunk 2077 for Xbox Series X|S and PS5 is launching later today with a free trial being made available. Down below you'll find a screenshot of the tweet, which reads as follows:
"It's here. Explore the world of Cyberpunk 2077 in the next-gen update with a free 5-hour long trial on Xbox Series X|S. Available now."
[Original story] Cyberpunk 2077 is already showing as optimized for Xbox Series X|S, and from the looks of it, CDPR is looking to release a free demo version for PS5 and Xbox Series X|S.
As covered yesterday, developer CD Projekt Red is today airing a new livesteam for the title, and due to the timing of this steam, this has fans believing that the developer will finally reveal more about the next-gen version of Cyberpunk 2077. Interestingly, following the announcement of this livestream, various players also discovered that Cyberpunk 2077 already shows as being Xbox Series X|S Optimized, which also indicates that CDPR has something up its sleeve later today regarding the PS5 and Xbox Series versions of the game.
— Tom Warren (@tomwarren) February 14, 2022
For those still in doubt on whether the next-gen version of Cyberpunk 2077 is worth it – it seems that CD Projekt Red is releasing a free next-gen demo version of the title. At least, that’s what a new Spanish advertisement suggests. Roughly translated, the ad reads as “Free Trial Version” followed by a “Now Available” button. This button seemingly redirects to the official Cyberpunk 2077 webpage.
A proper next-gen version of Cyberpunk 2077 was confirmed to be released during the first quarter of 2022. As covered earlier, updated cover art for the PS5 version already suggested that the next-gen version is indeed inbound. As always, we will keep you updated. For now, stay tuned.
Cyberpunk 2077 is now available globally for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Google Stadia. Of course, the title also works on the next-gen consoles, albeit without specific next-gen upgrades.
About Cyberpunk 2077
Cyberpunk 2077 is a narrative-driven, open world RPG set in the most vibrant and dangerous metropolis of the future — Night City. The game follows the story of V, a hired gun on the rise in a world of cyberenhanced street warriors, tech-savvy netrunners and corporate life-hackers. Featuring CD PROJEKT RED’s hallmark concept of choices and consequences, players will face difficult decisions that ripple through the entire game. Winner of over 200 awards, Cyberpunk 2077 is set in the universe of the classic pen & paper RPG system, Cyberpunk 2020.
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