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Cyberpunk 2077 doesn’t formally free up till 12:01 a.m. on December 10, however Xbox homeowners are already taking part in the sport by way of manipulating their console’s time and site information.
As Video Recreation Chronicle’s Andy Robinson identified on Twitter in a single day, gamers can merely alternate the site on an Xbox One or Sequence X/S to New Zealand, the place the sport is already reside, to release it and start taking part in forward of its free up in different time zones.
CD Projekt Purple introduced ultimate week that whilst the sport would move reside for PC customers on the similar time globally: 7:00 p.m. ET on December 9 (middle of the night Greenwich Imply Time), on console the sport would free up at nighttime in each and every participant’s respective time zone, a very simple factor to govern on Xbox.
This morning I booted up my Sequence S, pre-loaded Cyberpunk 2077, after which switched my time zone and site to New Zealand and restarted my console. When it got here again on, nonetheless hooked up to the web, I used to be ready to begin the sport and start taking part in.
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I’m no longer the one one both. Gamers on Twitter and Reddit have reported having the ability to do that as smartly. On PS4 and PS5, no longer such a lot. Sony’s consoles set the site information in response to your person account, which means there’s no in a similar fashion simple workaround on that platform.
In fact, someone with epilepsy will have to be warned forward of time that a minimum of one particular person suffered a grand mal seizure whilst taking part in Cyberpunk 2077 because of a few of its lights results and animations. Addressing the problem on Twitter the day before today, CD Projekt Purple mentioned it’s exploring a “everlasting answer” to forestall that from going down once more one day, and that within the interim its EULA accommodates a seizure caution. On the other hand, I didn’t see any EULA after I began taking part in this morning on my Sequence S.
CD Projekt Purple declined to remark the day before today when Kotaku reached out about what warnings exist within the recreation, and as an alternative referred us to its tweet at the subject. Microsoft didn’t straight away reply to a request for remark.