Cyberpunk 2077 pre-release streams will be aggressively removed by CD Projekt Red

Let's play... spoiler-free.

Cyberpunk 2077 pre-release streams and recorded videos will be aggressively removed by developer CD Projekt Red in an attempt to make the game as spoiler-free as possible for those excited to play.

“We’re getting closer and closer to launch and chances are some of you will get your hands on a copy of Cyberpunk 2077 before release day. However difficult this might be for us to achieve, our ambition is for gamers all across the world to have the same — spoiler-free — experience at the time the game releases,” CD Projekt Red said in a statement.

“This is why we kindly ask you NOT TO stream/let’s play, or release any similar content before December 9th, 12PM CET / 3 AM PST,” the statement continues. “We will send MAX-TAC (you know, the guys who take down videos) after everyone who does. After that date, however, we would love if you’d streamed everything like there’s no tomorrow.

“It’s 2020, who knows, maybe there isn’t.”

The time above corresponds to 10.00 pm AEDT on 9 December here in Australia.

Cyberpunk 2077 heads to Windows PC, Xbox One and PS4 on 10 December. The game is playable on Xbox Series S & X and PS5 through backwards compatibility; a true current-gen upgrade will be made available in 2021.

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