Cyberpunk 2077 releases on November 19th and according to CD Projekt RED, there won’t be a free demo for gamers to try. Furthermore, the team claimed that there are no plans for the game coming on Xbox Game Pass.
As CD Projekt RED stated, a playable demo requires a lot of resources. After all, the team is currently focusing on completing the full game, meaning that it cannot spare any resources for such a thing.
Unfortunately not. ? Creating a playable demo for public requires a lot of resources and testing.
— Cyberpunk 2077 (@CyberpunkGame) July 11, 2020
Of course this should not surprise us as there wasn’t a public demo for The Witcher 3 too. And, in case you’re wondering, CDPR is not trying to protect its game – from pirates – by not releasing a demo. The game will come out on GOG, which means that a DRM-free pirated version will appear immediately.
Similarly, CD Projekt RED does not have any plans for Xbox Game Pass. Xbox Game Pass is a subscription service that allows you to play a lot of PC games.
You have to pick another example, Jeff. No Game Pass plans for Cyberpunk 2077.
— Radek ?? (@gamebowski) July 10, 2020
However, and while Cyberpunk 2077 will not come to Xbox Game Pass, it will be available at launch day on NVIDIA’s GeForce Now. This means that even those that do not own an RTX GPU will be able to experience the game’s Ray Tracing effects via this service. Furthermore, owners of DX10 or DX11 GPUs will be able to play the game via this service (as Cyberpunk 2077 will be a DX12-only game).
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