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techbeck
1 minute ago, George P said:

Yup all of those things need to be added back in with these future updates. 

 

Also we need to see some better representation of public transportation imo. 

You have the fast travel points and that's cool but I'd like to have some options to ride a bus or the trains and check out the city when I don't want to drive around. 

There is a video out there where someone discovered an unfinished train station.  You have to climb up on the tracks and there are doors into the building.  But it is way unfinished.  Also seeing there is a missing map as well.

 

 

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George P
1 hour ago, techbeck said:

There is a video out there where someone discovered an unfinished train station.  You have to climb up on the tracks and there are doors into the building.  But it is way unfinished.  Also seeing there is a missing map as well.

 

 

Yeah, I've been following all these posts, it's clear that they haven't opened up the city as much as was originally the plan.  There's going to be something in the future with the space port for sure.  There's also items that help you breath/stay underwater for longer but we have no real underwater mission besides that little bit with Judy.   

 

Another thing you'll notice is that some doors don't give you a prompt or anything if you go up to them but others flat out say they're locked.  I think those will start to open up more, as well as gates that they've placed in parts to keep you from exploring them.    The huge stadium in Pacifica should be another thing that we get to explore later on as well, but right now there's no way to get into it that I've seen.

 

It would be cool to see post ending dlc that updates/opens up more of the city to play with as well as adding a bunch of new missions ofc.   

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techbeck

On screen Dialogue Being stuck stopped so I guess temp bug. 

9 hours ago, George P said:

Yeah, I've been following all these posts, it's clear that they haven't opened up the city as much as was originally the plan.  There's going to be something in the future with the space port for sure.  There's also items that help you breath/stay underwater for longer but we have no real underwater mission besides that little bit with Judy.   

 

Another thing you'll notice is that some doors don't give you a prompt or anything if you go up to them but others flat out say they're locked.  I think those will start to open up more, as well as gates that they've placed in parts to keep you from exploring them.    The huge stadium in Pacifica should be another thing that we get to explore later on as well, but right now there's no way to get into it that I've seen.

 

It would be cool to see post ending dlc that updates/opens up more of the city to play with as well as adding a bunch of new missions ofc.   

Read some place cyberpunk is going to be multi-player and like gta online. 

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I wanted to bring my experience to the table. So far, I've experienced some bugs leading me to reload the save point (nothing major, fortunately). No crashes. Currently running in Win 10 20H2, with a laptop Dell XPS 15 7590 @ GTX 1650 and an i7 9750H with 32GB RAM. Think I have around 20 - 25 hours of play time.

 

Currently playing at 22, 33 - 37, 44, 55 FPS (depends a lot on what's going on in the game.).. We know that driving is the biggest sucker. When there are a gazillion things happening my FPS can drop to 22, but that rarely happens. I'm averaging at 35-37 FPS on High Settings at 720p.

 

1080p was too much even on low settings.

900p was doing OK in low but I had some FPS issues (Probably the 99th percentile dropping below the 30s).

 

I finally set on 720p and was able to crank it to High settings! I'm pretty happy with the experience so far.

 

Now, besides the sporadic issues I'm so freaking loving this game. The story is amazing, I love the combat, and the many many things that you can do in the game... The dialog is superb as well.

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George P
4 hours ago, techbeck said:

On screen Dialogue Being stuck stopped so I guess temp bug. 

Read some place cyberpunk is going to be multi-player and like gta online. 

The multi-player is going to be its own game like gta online but at this point I don't think we're going to get that till 2022.

 

Personally I'm fine with a single player only experience for this and am glad that they're splitting up MP into its own game. 

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yeah the perf in this game is a bit wack, I mean on a 5700 XT I can barely hold 1440P above 30fps it seems which just seems wrong.  I had to switch back to my 32CHG70 to play it well with low framerates cause I still prefer the higher visuals.

 

But there's so much detail in the game when its maxed out it's crazy.

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George P
56 minutes ago, LostCat said:

yeah the perf in this game is a bit wack, I mean on a 5700 XT I can barely hold 1440P above 30fps it seems which just seems wrong.  I had to switch back to my 32CHG70 to play it well with low framerates cause I still prefer the higher visuals.

 

But there's so much detail in the game when its maxed out it's crazy.

The last hotfix, 1.06 did improve performance for me a bit to where I moved a few more settings from med to high. But there's a weird bug now where I get some odd graphics glitches if I turn some specific shadow settings to high instead of medium. I forget the names but it's the first two shadow settings in the list. 

 

I might upgrade my gfx drivers and try again to see if that changes anything. 

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techbeck
7 hours ago, George P said:

The multi-player is going to be its own game like gta online but at this point I don't think we're going to get that till 2022.

 

Personally I'm fine with a single player only experience for this and am glad that they're splitting up MP into its own game. 

Single player is still fun. How new content comes out soon. But still on my second play. 

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techbeck
9 hours ago, George P said:

The multi-player is going to be its own game like gta online but at this point I don't think we're going to get that till 2022.

 

Personally I'm fine with a single player only experience for this and am glad that they're splitting up MP into its own game. 

You get the pet cat yet?   Funny as it is mentioned they were extinct but there are 2 other cats in the game.  One outside Vic's shop and one during the main story like quest with Goro.

 

Also, the hidden quest to get the free bike?  I couldn't enter the code at the end of the mission to get the bike so the garage door never opened.  I got it tho with a bug/work around anyway.

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George P
1 hour ago, techbeck said:

You get the pet cat yet?   Funny as it is mentioned they were extinct but there are 2 other cats in the game.  One outside Vic's shop and one during the main story like quest with Goro.

 

Also, the hidden quest to get the free bike?  I couldn't enter the code at the end of the mission to get the bike so the garage door never opened.  I got it tho with a bug/work around anyway.

Yup I got both of those already.   What I can't get to spawn is the free car you can get in the cave after you do one of Panams side missions.  No matter when I go, how much time I skip and reload, it never spawns.  

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techbeck
12 minutes ago, George P said:

Yup I got both of those already.   What I can't get to spawn is the free car you can get in the cave after you do one of Panams side missions.  No matter when I go, how much time I skip and reload, it never spawns.  

Has to be done after the quest where you go in the ave after you kill that one guy.  You do it right after the quest is done?  Or do you wait a while/several days?   Pretty much drive far into the cave until the car icon appears on the map.

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George P
1 hour ago, techbeck said:

Has to be done after the quest where you go in the ave after you kill that one guy.  You do it right after the quest is done?  Or do you wait a while/several days?   Pretty much drive far into the cave until the car icon appears on the map.

I've long done the quest, went all the way through the cave but nothing. All the other items in the shipping container are there and I grabbed them. No car though, I'll give it another try next time. 

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techbeck
2 minutes ago, George P said:

I've long done the quest, went all the way through the cave but nothing. All the other items in the shipping container are there and I grabbed them. No car though, I'll give it another try next time. 

Odd. Been there the be both play thrus. Sure you didn't get it already? Could be a bug as I notice some bugs on certain platforms and not others. 

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George P

A post from one of the CDPR developers said that people haven't found everything yet, very interesting. This shows that they have even more hidden side stuff and items out there. 

 

I keep hoping for a update on the big January patch but they're been quite so far. 

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+LostCat
1 hour ago, George P said:

A post from one of the CDPR developers said that people haven't found everything yet, very interesting. This shows that they have even more hidden side stuff and items out there. 

 

I keep hoping for a update on the big January patch but they're been quite so far. 

90% of the time you see anything in January it's late January because of the holidays it seems.  I'm hoping for a few things to show up.

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George P
2 minutes ago, LostCat said:

90% of the time you see anything in January it's late January because of the holidays it seems.  I'm hoping for a few things to show up.

Looks like it.  My hope is that it'd be around the 15th.  If it's later oh well but some news about what to expect in it would be nice. 

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George P

A minor post from CDPR with a update roadmap as well.

 

https://www.cyberpunk.net/en/news/37298/our-commitment

 

The two big updates they've talked about will be v1.1 and v1.2.  It never made sense that 1.07 would be a "big" update.   After patch 1.2 they're going to be releasing more updates and free dlc for the rest of 2021.  So that's good news to me, specially if the free dlc isn't lame stuff like just cosmetics.  I think with the bad pr so far they'll be forced to give us some meaty stuff, like more side jobs etc.

 

*edit*  I just noticed reading towards the end of the page that the next update is coming in the next 10 days.  After that will be a bigger update, so sounds like we're in for another smaller hotfix maybe, 1.07, and then later on 1.1?

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Honestly,  I was one of the most excited people for this game, I loved the cyberpunk literature classics (gibson and stephenson and dick in particular, but others were amazing too)

 

now, i just wish they manage to fix it up, and then focus on the next Witcher story.

 

to be honest - not interested in the 2 planned story DLCs at all.  cyberpunk genre is NOT their strength - or at least the way they see it, differs from my view by almost infinity.

 

i hope they don't forget Witcher (of course they won't, it is the money maker - Cyberpunk is in recovery, but i am not sure it will fully be good enough for real sequels) - and i hope they have the resources to focus on what they finally mastered - Witcher, not on new stuff.

 

Writing a new game engine at the same time as content - no wonder the actual programmers were stressed. WTF!!!

 

also, i had a rule to never pre-order but i made an exception for THIS ONE GAME.

 

never again.  final lesson learned.  NEVER EVER PRE-ORDER!

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      Borderlands Legendary Collection - Amazon US: $29.83 | GAME (UK): £39.99 Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker - Amazon US: $32.84 ($7.15 off) | Amazon UK: £27 DOOM - Amazon US: Check stock | Amazon UK: Check stock Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition - Best Buy (US): $59.99 | Amazon UK: £39.99 (£5 off) Immortals Fenyx Rising (releases December 3) - Amazon US: $49.94 ($10.05 off)| Amazon UK: £49.99 Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory - Amazon US: $49.94 ($10.05 off) | Amazon UK: £49.99 Kirby Star Allies - Amazon US: $49.94 ($10.05 off, in stock December 8)| Amazon UK: £49.99 Luigi's Mansion 3 - Amazon US: $39.99 ($20 off) | GAME (UK): £44.99 Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit - Best Buy (US): $99.99 | Amazon UK: £99.99 Mario Tennis Aces - Amazon US: $29.99 ($30 off) | Amazon UK: £39.99 Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order - Amazon US: $59.99 | Amazon UK: Check stock Minecraft - Amazon US: $23.92 ($6.07 off)| Amazon UK: £19 Minecraft Dungeons Hero Edition - Amazon US: $19.99 ($10 off) | Amazon UK: £19.99 Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered - Amazon US: $39.99 | Amazon UK: £29.99 (£3.80 off) New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe - Best Buy (US): $34.99 ($25 off)| Amazon UK: £39.99 Octopath Traveler - Amazon US: $49.84 ($10.15 off, in stock December 20)| Amazon UK: Check stock Ori and the Blind Forest (releases December 8) - Amazon US: $39.99 | Amazon UK: £39.99 Ori and the Will of the Wisps (releases November 8) - Amazon US: $39.99 | Amazon UK: £39.99 Paper Mario: The Origami King - Best Buy (US): $59.99 | Amazon UK: £39.90 Pikmin 3 Deluxe - Amazon US: $59.99 | Amazon UK: £39.99 Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX - Best Buy (US): $54.43 ($5.56 off) | Amazon UK: £36.99 Sniper Elite 4 - Amazon US: $39.99 | Amazon UK: £29.99 Splatoon 2 - Best Buy (US): $39.99 ($20 off) | Amazon UK: £39 Super Mario Maker 2 - Amazon US: $39.99 ($20 off) | GAME (UK): £44.99 Super Mario Odyssey - Amazon US: $44.99 ($15 off) | Amazon UK: £39.99 Super Mario Party - Amazon US: $44.99 ($15 off) | Amazon UK: £39.99 The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening - Amazon US: $39.99 ($20 off)| Amazon UK: £39.99 The Outer Worlds - Amazon US: $37.82 | Amazon UK: £38.72 The Witcher 3 - Amazon US: $49.99 ($10 off)| Game (UK): £39.99 Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition - Amazon US: $49.99 ($10 off)| Amazon UK: £35.99 Nintendo Switch Accessories

      One thing you're most likely going to need if you own a Switch is a Nintendo Switch Online subscription, which is required if you want to play games online. If you don't know what games your gift recipient likes or has, a Nintendo eShop gift card can be useful so they can buy whatever they want.

      Nintendo eShop Gift Card - Amazon US: from $5 | Amazon UK: from £15 Nintendo Switch Online 12-month Individual Membership - Amazon US: $19.99 | Amazon UK: £17.99 Nintendo Switch Online 12-month Family Membership - Target (US): $19.99 ($15 off) | Amazon UK: £31.49 If you're shopping for someone who already has a Switch, or you want to bundle in some extra goodies, accessories may be the way to go. If the Switch is going to be used by a lot of people, a set of extra Joy-Con will be nice, or you can get a more traditional controller if you're about more traditional-style gaming. Here are some of our suggestions:

      Joy-Con Set - US: from $69 | UK: from £59 Joy-Con Charging Grip - US: $24.88 | UK: £24



      If your Switch is often used by a lot of people, an extra set of Joy-Con will help make sure everyone can play. There are a few color options available, so you can choose your favorites. Keeping that extra set of Joy-Con charged won't be easy with a single switch, so a charging grip can be pretty useful, too. It lets you play and charge the Joy-Con at the same time. Nintendo Switch Pro Controller- US: $59 | UK: £53 Satisfye ZenGrip Pro - from $20.99/£17



      For more traditional-style gaming, Nintendo offers the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller, which has bigger buttons, better grips, and almost all the same features as the Joy-Con, including six-axis motion controls, HD rumble, and amiibo scanning. The Switch's form factor makes it very versatile but being so flat and thin isn't always ideal for comfort in handheld mode. The Satisfye ZenGrip pro helps the Switch feel more comfortable in your hand, and you can get it bundled with all sorts of goodies like a carrying case. There's also a version for the Switch Lite from $19.99/£16. 8BitDo Wireless Adapter - US: $19.99 | UK: £13.84 Genki Covert Dock - $74.99 ($69.99 with coupon)



      If you already have a controller you like lying around, such as the Xbox Wireless Controller, you may want to use it with the Switch. The 8BitDo Wireless Adapter lets you do just that, and it actually works pretty well, allowing you to save some money. You can also use it with other devices, like a PC. The Switch comes with a dock that lets you connect it to a TV, but it's quite bulky if you want to take it to a friend's house or on a long trip. The Covert Dock is a fantastic way to take the full Switch experience with you, and you can read our full thoughts on it here. It's only available on Amazon US or Genki's website, but it ships worldwide. Beware, though, this won't make a Switch Lite connect to a TV. Carrying case - US: $12.99 | UK: £14.99 SanDisk microSD card - US: from $6.19 | UK: from £4.91



      If you're carrying your Switch around a lot, you might want to keep it protected, and cases are the best way to do it. There are options from a ton of companies, and the links we included here are just examples made or licensed by Nintendo. You can also find some for the Switch Lite, such as this HORI one for $13.99 in the U.S. or this Nintendo one for £12.99 in the UK. No matter which model of the Switch you get, it only comes with 32GB of internal storage, which is going to run out very quickly if you install games from the eShop. SanDisk is one of the most renowned microSD card makers, and we thoroughly recommend its products. Outside of sales, the 128GB or 200GB cards usually offer the best price-to-capacity ratio, but it's definitely worth checking for sales to get a better deal. We hope these options help bring some joy to your 2020. Happy holidays!