Cyberpunk 2077 won’t have any pre-order bonuses – ‘We don’t do that’ says CD Projekt RED

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CD Projekt RED loves a pro-consumer / positive PR move, so it comes as little surprise to hear they won’t be offering any pre-order bonuses whatsoever for Cyberpunk 2077.

It doesn’t matter whether you order Cyberpunk 2077 now, or wait until a deep discount in the Steam 2022 Summer Sale, you’ll be getting exactly the same content. It’s a marked departure from usual AAA fare. The likes of EA, Activision, and Ubisoft love doling out pieces of pre-order DLC and platform-exclusive bonuses, much to the chagrin of fans.

CDPR was asked by a fan on Twitter whether there would be any pre-order bonus for their copy of CP2077, to which they said “No, we don’t do that. Every person that buys the game gets exactly the same in-game content, no matter if they buy it in pre-orders, on release date or 2 years later.”

It’s a similar deal to The Witcher 3. There’ll be a special collector’s edition and whatnot, but in terms of the core game content, it’ll be identical from player to player. The Witcher 3 took it a step further with 16 additional post-launch slices of DLC which were free to all players. The cynic would argue this was a tactic to prevent physical copy trade-ins, but who are we to argue with more content.

Congrats to CD Projekt RED for doing things the right way. Again. Now if every big publisher/developer could just follow suit that would be absolutely fantastic.

Cyberpunk 2077 comes to PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on April 16th. Remember to pre-order now for ‘nothing’.

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