CD Projekt Red will bring microtransactions in Cyberpunk 2077’s multiplayer mode but promises big rewards.
Cyberpunk 2077 is now one of the most anticipated game titles of 2020, considering the multitude of delays that it encountered so far. But, as the game has a huge budget to make up for, the game studio has announced that microtransactions will be introduced along with the multiplayer mode. Here is everything you need to know.
Cyberpunk 2077’s Multiplayer Mode and Microtransaction Strategy Details
The news of the microtransactions coming along with the multiplayer mode in Cyberpunk 2077 emerged recently from a Q&A between CD Projekt Red and some investors. During the interview, one investor asked about microtransactions and extra monetization.
CD Projekt Red’s answer seemed to take at fans when it comes to how microtransactions will be introduced into Cyberpunk 2077’s multiplayer mode. The developers stated that they’re looking to make sure the microtransactions are displayed in a rewarding manner. By doing that, players will be more pleased to spend their money on additional content.
However, it isn’t clear what that means when it comes to the specifics of the monetization. In the same Q&A, the devs also commented on early DLC in Cyberpunk 2077, arriving for free to players shortly after the game will be released. Such a thing of rolling out content to keep fans playing post-launch could help boost the player’s perception of both the game and the developer.
But, considering the goodwill that already results from the huge success of The Witcher 3 and the related DLC campaigns, it could not be enough for CD Projekt Red to keep fans on their side with these monetization strategies.
Without knowing precisely what these microtransactions will be, it is unfair to judge the developers’ decision and plans. More details should be available in the coming months.
Cyberpunk 2077 will be released for PC, PS4, and Xbox One, on November 19.