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The first big 'Cyberpunk 2077' patch has arrived

'Cyberpunk 2077' 1.1 update addresses memory usage and crashes that have plagued the game.

Video game Cyberpunk 2077 is pictured in a store in Krakow, Poland on December 14, 2020. A worldwide premiere of the game developed and published by CD Projekt Red took place on December 10, 2020. (Photo by Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
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Richard Lawler
Richard Lawler|@Rjcc|January 22, 2021 5:36 PM

As promised, the first of two early-2021 patches for CD Projekt Red’s troubled Cyberpunk 2077 has arrived. This updates the game to version 1.1 on PC, consoles and Stadia, and according to the notes it lays the groundwork for future updates, while also addressing memory usage and crash problems.

The patch, which is available now, comes in at between 6-9 GB on Steam, about 1GB via GOG, 16GB~ on Xbox or PS4.

Just over a week ago CD Projekt Red laid out a schedule for updates beyond this one and the next patch, due in February, which should a more significant update. Some console-specific tweaks in this update include crowd size optimization on PS4 Pro and PS5, as well as memory usage tweaks on the Xbox One family of systems. On PC, Steam players can obtain achievements while playing offline, and there are some Stadia-only fixes as well.

The first big 'Cyberpunk 2077' patch has arrived