Pre-Order If You Want to Play ASAP
If you want to play Cyberpunk 2077 the second it's released, you'll want to pre-order a digital copy.
We don't expect CD Project Red to release a playable demo ahead of the game's release date which means your first chance to play the game will probably be on December 10th or the night of December 9th if you live in a western time zone.
Note that emails have been going around claiming that people have been granted beta access to Cyberpunk 2077.
CD Projekt Red says these emails aren't coming from the company and that official emails will always come from a cdprojektred.com address.
If you buy a digital copy of the game you should be able to pre-load it onto your platform of choice ahead of the game's release date.
Pre-loading the file ahead of time will allow you to jump right in when the game unlocks at 12AM Eastern on the 16th.
If you buy a physical copy you won't get your delivery until the morning, afternoon, or night of December 10th.
For some of you, that might not be ideal.
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