Cyberpunk 2077’s 1.04 hotfix makes adjustments to reduces epilepsy danger
Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Purple (CDPR) is rolling out an replace to the sport that would scale back the potential for some sequences to induce epileptic signs. The dangers of seizure have been dropped at gentle by Recreation Informer editor Liana Ruppert earlier this week. The 1.04 hotfix is now reside on PlayStation consoles and PC, and CDPR is working to have the replace out “as quickly as potential” on Xbox.
CDPR says it has modified the best way its “braindance” sequences look. Throughout these sequences, a tool is positioned in entrance of your character’s eyes that flashes purple and white lights. The impact is much like what precise neurologists do to set off seizures for diagnoses, based on Ruppert, who reported that she suffered an epileptic episode when she performed the sport.
The flashing impact throughout braindances has been “smoothed out and the flashes diminished in frequency and magnitude,” based on CDPR’s patch notes. Ruppert stated she labored with the studio this week to assist take a look at the repair. “I feel this may assist MANY epileptics and non-epileptics really feel safer in #Cyberpunk2077,” Ruppert said.
I have been staying off of socials at this time however I’m so thrilled to see this alteration! I labored with CDPR earlier this week to check some braindance animations and I feel this may assist MANY epileptics and non-epileptics really feel safer in #Cyberpunk2077.
Thanks, @CDPROJEKTRED https://t.co/KUOVFJGFmA
— Liana Ruppert (@DirtyEffinHippy) December 11, 2020
The replace has many different fixes, together with one for a problem the place some copyrighted songs would play even when a participant had toggled a setting to disable copyrighted music from enjoying. CDPR had warned streamers to show off all music within the sport on Thursday as a short lived workaround to keep away from doubtlessly triggering a DMCA strike.
Regardless of Cyberpunk 2077’s many early points, together with studies of poor efficiency on older consoles, the sport has been an enormous monetary success thus far. CDPR has already earned again the entire prices of improvement and advertising purely via digital pre-orders, based on a doc on CDPR’s investor web site (PDF). The sport had greater than eight million preorders, CDPR announced on Wednesday.
Cyberpunk 2077 additionally smashed Steam’s concurrent participant document for a single-player sport, peaking at greater than 1 million concurrent gamers on Thursday, according to SteamDB. That determine greater than doubled the earlier document held by Fallout 4, which had a peak of greater than 470,000 concurrent gamers in 2015.
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