For Cyberpunk 2077 a forum user on “4chan” started a rumor about a “Samurai Edition”. With the next patch, CD Projekt Red wants to implement a kind of soft launch for a new version. 

Fans are now much more conciliatory with Cyberpunk 2077, the action role-playing game that moved between video game genius and total failure after its release. The time of massive review bombing is now over, fans are even giving out good ratings. For CD Projekt Red, the release of the next-gen version is on the program this year, at least according to the previously known plan.

The appearance of Cyberpunk 2077 for Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X | S not only marks a milestone for the game, but also represents a chance for the developers to be restarted. This is where the new rumor about the “Samurai Edition” picks up.

“Soft relaunch” of Cyberpunk 2077?

Like a user* the platform “4chan” states that CD Projekt Red wants to treat patch 1.5 as a “soft relaunch” of Cyberpunk 2077. The forum user expressly does not state a source for the move, since he cannot say how he got the information. The new version is said to be called “Samurai Edition” and it is rumored that CDPR will bring a large live stream to the Internet in February to reveal the patch, the anime-style cyberpunk series and the first expansion.

The patch should contain numerous features, including a hairdresser, a garage, improved artificial intelligence, adjustments to the loot system, a new interface and a transmog system. There are also little things as well as four new weapons - the forum user pretends to know that.

The first expansion to Cyberpunk 2077 should take place in Pacifica and "be quite big". Players should be able to wander around in a “battle zone”, where two new gangs fight each other: crazy psycho-clowns who call themselves “Bozos” and the brutal group “Slaughterhose”. It should feel like wandering around in the combat zone with the action shooter Stalker.

And: According to the rumor, another expansion for Cyberpunk 2077 should already be in development.

Cyberpunk is also said to have its own “Gwent minigame”. For the anime series with the name Cyberpunk 2077: Edgerunner, the user gives already known information.

The forum users are skeptical, but still find the “information” interesting. How much of the information is actually true in the end is unknown. CD Projekt Red has not yet made an official announcement of the next-gen patch or even a new edition of Cyberpunk 2077. So fans will have to be patient. The version for the power consoles should appear this year according to previous plans.

In any case, 2022 could be a good one for fans of the action role-playing game: In addition to the hoped-for further development of the video game and the animation series, the crowdfunding start is one of them Board game about Cyberpunk 2077 by CMON planned.


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