Cyberpunk 2077 Third-Person Bug Reveals V Is A Shambling Monstrosity

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Cyberpunk 2077 Third-Person Bug Reveals V Is A Shambling Monstrosity

Cyberpunk 2077 is a disaster that the executives at CD Projekt knew full well was going to crash and burn. That said, one of its numerous bugs has the benefit of giving players what they’ve asked for since the game’s long-ago 2012 reveal: a third-person mode.

In various videos uploaded since the game’s launch on December 10, Cyberpunk 2077 players have demonstrated an odd glitch that keeps the camera locked in third-person. This results in a mangled, headless version of the main character model being put in full view of the player, which they can then use to stroll the streets of Night City as a horrifying monstrosity.

This appears to be connected to the third-person perspective option that’s available while the player is inside a vehicle. As such, the area you can traverse while the bug is in effect is limited, since the camera remains locked onto whatever vehicle you just exited. While similar videos have been shared to the Cyberpunk 2077 subreddit, the problem doesn’t appear to be as widespread as other issues.

A lot can be said about Cyberpunk 2077, its development cycle, and the business models that led to its release in such a compromised state, perhaps too much to put in a simple blog about some silly glitch. Maybe this, along with the myriad other problems with the game, is the wakeup call studio execs need to stop exploiting their workforce. I guess we’ll see in the coming months.

Comments

  • “Cyberpunk 2077 is a disaster”

    What a fucking ridiculous comment.

    Sure, the console versions are shit on 7 year old tech, but given that over half the sales are on PC and people are happily playing it on Next gen and earlier consoles you comment just shows that you a) have an old console and b) you arrogantly assume you speak for everyone.

    Read the community review on the game. Lots of happy punters. And why not. On a mid level pc or better it’s a banging game. Pretty good on a next gen console too, apparently, though I don’t understand why you’d play it before the next gen update.

    How’s about you get your head out of your arse and try some objective journalism for a change. Your sensationalist, self centric bullshit is getting boring.

    • Objectively, how is it not a disaster?

      Just because a couple people like yourself are able to play it with minimal problems, does not mean its not a disaster. There are countless threads with people complaining about bugs and performance issues with the game on PC.

      Then on console you have weak performance all around, I mean they sold a damn Xbox branded with cyberpunk and it really is a complete mess there. It’s been pulled from Sony stores, blanket refunds offered by multiple retailers and Sony.

      Then the reviews are mixed, yes there are happy punters, that’s fine, doesnt mean its an amazing game on the level you’d expect from the witcher 3 people or for the hype they deliberatle built for the game. Doesnt seem like the writing is there, nor the interactivity is there. It still sounds like an interesting game, and for people who love the Cyberpunk asethetic, i’m sure its really scratching a good itch.

      They could have released PC only, and i still think you’d be getting people calling it a buggy mess. Hell look at this article as an example. Doesnt mean it’ll ruin the game for everyone, but it is buggy.

      I own it, but havent got around to playing it, will probably dive in mid next year when ever the next gen patches come.

      It’s fine if you love the game. But objectively it is a mess, Cyberpunk has been in damage control since launch. Getting so triggered by a throw away line in an article is concerning. May be log off for a bit and go enjoy your game.

    • As a launch, a commercial product and project management, it *is* a disaster though. It’s also still a fun game – I’d argue more are having fun with this than, say, NMS or FO76 at launch. But that doesn’t mean it wasn’t also a disaster too. The vast majority of those console sales are on last gen, which they have to be – because barely anyone could buy a next gen console!

      People need to chill a bit when faced with objectively defensible statements.

    • Jeez. Settle down. There is nothing objectively false/exaggerated about that statement. Having the most anticipated game of the year turn out to be so unstable and buggy that it has to be pulled from digital storefronts is definitely a mess, particularly for a developer with CDPR’s pedigree.

      No one’s claiming that people aren’t finding ways to enjoy it and if you are, good for you. Nothing to get worked up about.

    • Cyberpunk 2077 was planned for April 2020 release, way back when PS5 and Xbox SX hasn’t exist. CP2077 also been marketed to Ps4 and Xbox one user when they were ‘Next Gen’ since 8 years ago. 8 YEARS!
      Your comment simply shows that a) You assume that everyone except you have access to Next Gen consoles or Hardware. b) You arrogantly assume that you speak for everyone (lots of happy punters my ass.)

      PLEASE! Stop pushing the narrative that PS4 and Xbox one is ‘old hardware’.
      Yes it is 7 years old hardware but it was ADVERTISED that it would work on that consoles.

      How about you get your head out of your arse and try some objective marketing and consumerism point of view for a change.

      You’re a sophomoric, egocentric dogs hit is getting boring!

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