Well…yikes. Sony just removed Cyberpunk 2077 from the PlayStation Store following many users having issues with refunds after CD Projekt Red, developer of Cyberpunk 2077, claimed they will issue refunds to players who have had issues with the game.
Supposedly, this issue with Sony and CD Projekt Red that resulted in Cyberpunk 2077 getting removed from the PS Store stems from CD Projekt Red themselves telling “gamers” to refund through Sony without actually making Sony aware of this.
This seems like the last thing that CD Projekt Red needs at the moment as the launch of Cyberpunk 2077 proved to be detrimental to their reputation as they supposedly intentionally hid the truth about the game and how it runs on last-gen consoles such as Xbox One and PlayStation 4 from players and refused to allow content creators to use their own gameplay footage for reviews until the game officially released, in hopes of preventing sales from declining as soon as people saw how it ran on the majority of household consoles.
As you can see from the image above, it’s….less than ideal. I’m not surprised that people are upset about the way CD Projekt Red handled the game’s release, but what I am truly shocked about is the fact that Sony is now taking matters into their own hands and actually removing Cyberpunk from their PS Store entirely.
All in all, this seems like a lose-lose scenario for everyone. Especially PlayStation players that hadn’t yet had the chance to purchase the game….and right before the holidays.