Cyberpunk 2077 Gets Epilepsy Fix

Cyberpunk 2077 Gets Epilepsy Fix
Image: CD Projekt Red
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Cyberpunk 2077 was updated today with a patch that, among other things, fixes the strobing effects that reportedly caused a Game Informer journalist to suffer an epileptic seizure.

The patch, which is available on PlayStation 4 and PC with an Xbox One release still forthcoming, adjusts the flashing effects during Cyberpunk 2077’s braindance sequences in the hopes of reducing the risk of inducing epileptic symptoms. “The effect has been smoothed out and the flashes reduced in frequency and magnitude,” the official patch notes read.

Other updates in today’s Cyberpunk 2077 patch include fixes for a handful of buggy quests, a reduction of vehicle pop-in, improved stability, and removing songs that were previously playing even when copyrighted music was disabled.

While a simple patch isn’t going to fix Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red’s issues with trans folks and crunch culture, it’s good to see them correct the specific problem with the braindance animation so soon after release. Lord knows there are a lot of issues waiting to be addressed, especially on consoles.

Comments

  • “While a simple patch isn’t going to fix Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red’s issues with trans folks and crunch culture” Nor should anyone be expecting this. While I can get some people will be disappointed with such things, they would have to understand such things are hardcoded in the DNA of the game. IF they were to ever change such things it would only be excepted in the DLC going forward. No idea why the author would lament these features of all things not being patched. Two days into crisis levels launch of a new game.

    Personally I am having a blast playing it on my PS5, will all the film grain and stuff turned off, it doesnt look or play too terrible (bugs aside)

    • lol, oh yeah, totally. Between all the flashing lights people have on their bikes to cops thinking I’m dodge looking down with my eyes closed around em 😛

  • Unfortunately I saw strobing occur in streams when certain textures and lighting broke so I still won’t be playing the game.

  • The ‘performance and stability’ part of the patch worked wonders.
    I went from crashing 1-2 times per hour down to one every maybe 4-5hrs.

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