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59% of All Cyberpunk 2077 Preorders Were PC

Fastest selling PC game

Poorna Shankar Posted:
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It seems like the vast majority of preorders for Cyberpunk 2077 were on PC, according to some statistics from CD Projekt RED via GamesIndustry.biz.

In fact, 59% of preorders were for PC. Some additional stats include 74% of all preorders were digital. This means that there were 4.72 million PC gamers with Cyberpunk 2077 at launch, which beats World of Warcraft’s record last week with Shadowlands as the new fastest-selling PC game.

There wasn’t a clear explanation given for the overwhelming PC ownership, but no doubt some of that can be attributed to the fact that the PC version is pushing some seriously next generation visuals and technology. It may simply be that more people wanted to experience Cyberpunk 2077 that way.

Elsewhere in Cyberpunk 2077 news, check out our initial impressions of the Stadia version. Additionally, be sure you read up on our coverage plans which include reviews in progress and a tech analysis taking a look at the ray tracing and DLSS.


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Poorna Shankar

A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.