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Cyberpunk 2077 hotfix tackles save file corruptions and console crashes

After launching with more issues than a magazine archive, Cyberpunk 2077 is getting a flurry of fixes. Creator CD Projekt Red is diligently rolling out patches to ensure that frustrated players don’t end their gaming session by throwing their PC or console out the nearest window.

Hotfix 1.06 for PC and consoles landed on Wednesday, December 24, and it tackles random crashes on consoles and save file corruptions for PCs. Here are the changes according to CD Projekt Red:

Quests: Dum Dum will no longer go missing from the Totentanz entrance during Second Conflict.

Console-specific: Improved memory management and stability, resulting in fewer crashes.

PC-specific: Removed the 8 MB save file size limit. Note: this won’t fix save files corrupted before the update.

Hotfix 1.06 is available on PC and consoles!

Here is the full list of changes:

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The highly anticipated role-playing action game launched earlier this month. But it soon became clear that it contained numerous flaws, especially on legacy consoles, which made it virtually unplayable on some platforms.

The situation was so serious that Sony took the unprecedented decision late last week to pull Cyberpunk 2077 from its PlayStation Store and offer customers full refunds.

But despite the disastrous launch and the negative publicity that followed, the company recently revealed that it sold a whopping 13 million copies of the game from its launch date on December 10 through December 20. There are no publicly available figures on how many customers have so far returned the game for a refund.

In a statement on December 14, the company apologized for the game’s troubled launch and promised to roll out “two large patches” in the early part of 2021.

If you’re new to Cyberpunk 2077 and wondering what all the fuss is about, take a moment to check out Digital Trends’ review of the blockbuster game. Our other Cyberpunk 2077-related content can be found here.

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