The last-gen model of Cyberpunk 2077 missed out on an update to Crowd AI mechanics

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Who might neglect that fateful morning in December when Cyberpunk 2077 launched with bugs, crashes, and different issues? Since then, CD Projekt Red has supplied some fixes for Cyberpunk together with the much-hyped current-gen update for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, however these nonetheless enjoying the game on last-gen could be left treading water.

The Cyberpunk 2077 1.5 update overhauled graphics and bugs on Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5, however the really longest awaited update was to Cyberpunk’s essentially damaged crowd AI that had all the pieces from pedestrians getting caught of their stroll animations, to automobiles not stopping throughout visitors pile-ups, to nonresponsive civilians when bullets begin flying, and far more.

Specifically, Cyberpunk 2077 gamers on new consoles can anticipate pedestrians to both run or shoot in the event that they’re close by when a fire-fight begins, and NPCs in automobiles extra dynamically reply to the surroundings fairly than simply plowing by way of no matter’s of their method. But for these on the market caught enjoying Cyberpunk 2077 on PS4 and Xbox One won’t fairly be the identical as their counterparts on new platforms.

CD Projekt Red world PR director Radek Grabowksi claimed in an announcement to IGN that the choice to omit AI fixes to Cyberpunk 2077 on last-gen was as a result of “technical complexity” of the game’s techniques requiring extra from the {hardware} and reminiscence than the PS4 or Xbox One can present. While update 1.5 fastened bugs and tweaked graphics on last-gen, the update nonetheless left the residents of Night City clueless as rocks, and gamers will simply need to cope with it.