Cyberpunk 2077 has only been properly out for less than 24 hours, and already CD Projekt Red has some mind-blowing sales figures to share.
It’s been a good launch for CD Projekt Red: Cyberpunk 2077 attracted over 8 million pre-orders, the developer has revealed. In a series of tweets, the studio has shared some numbers that give us an early indication of just how well the game is selling.
— CD PROJEKT IR (@CDPROJEKTRED_IR) December 10, 2020
The developer also revealed that Cyberpunk 2077 has been very popular digitally, with only 26% of the game’s sales to date being physical copies, meaning 74% were made on Steam, GOG, and the PlayStation and Microsoft stores.
When you look at the game’s popularity on Steam – where the RPG has overtaken Dota 2 and CS:GO with over one million peak concurrent players – the digital/physical split isn’t really that surprising.
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“In the midst of such intense anticipation and scrutiny, it’s easy to get carried away with what Cyberpunk 2077 could have been,” we said in our 5/5 review.