Microsoft will offer full refunds to those who have purchased Cyberpunk 2077 on the Microsoft Store, the company announced today. While it had been refunding previously, it today made an announcement on Twitter about an expansion of the refund program to cover anyone who bought the game from their digital storefront.
Cyberpunk 2077: To ensure that every player can get the experience they expect on Xbox, we will be expanding our existing refund policy to offer full refunds to anyone who purchased Cyberpunk 2077 digitally from the Microsoft Store, until further notice. https://t.co/04TcniwVzyDecember 18, 2020
On Monday, developer CD Projekt Red apologized for not showing the base game on the base PlayStation 4 (PS4) and Xbox One consoles and told unhappy players to ask for refunds from Sony and Microsoft if they weren't willing to wait for upcoming patches. Last night, Sony, which had stayed quiet and wasn't offering refunds to many, took an unprecedented step, offering full refunds to players and removing Cyberpunk 2077 from the PlayStation Store.
Microsoft, though, has said nothing about delisting Cyberpunk 2077 from its own storefront. As of this writing, it's still available.
"While we know the developers at CD Projekt Red have worked hard to ship Cyberpunk 2077 in extremely challenging circumstances, we also realize that some players have been unhappy with the current experience on older consoles," Xbox Support said in a tweet.
CD Projekt Red has a number of planned patches for this game, including one rumored for December 21.
Update: Dec. 18: Best Buy has changed its return policy for the game, it said in a forum post today. It will provide refunds for open copies of the game on disc for Xbox One and PS4, as well as Collector's Editions and the Xbox One Digital edition. In a tweet, CD Projekt Red it will provide refunds to those who can't get them from stores to thsoe who email at firstname.lastname@example.org until December 21. "We will do this out of our own pocket, if necessary," it wrote.
Update on Retail Refunds https://t.co/7hAHo19jfa pic.twitter.com/nFMbhvokvlDecember 18, 2020
The retailer GameStop is reportedly asking players to wait until the next patch on December 21.