Image: CD Projekt RedThe Cyberpunk 2077 saga has been a protracted one but it surely’s nonetheless removed from over. The newest growth? Fans co-opting the sport’s social media advertising marketing campaign to dunk on issues lacking from the sci-fi RPG’s open world.As first noticed by Forbes’ Paul Tassi, a variety of posts have been blowing up on the Cyberpunk 2077 subreddit taking photographs at CD Projekt Red’s present “Cyberpunk In Numbers” social media marketing campaign on Twitter. In lieu of any updates on the video games within the final couple weeks, the Cyberpunk 2077 Twitter account has been sharing statistics in regards to the playerbase.“Since gamers had been first unleashed on Night City’s streets, 13 billion folks have been defeated by V. By comparability, the megalopolis has a inhabitants of 6.9 million,” reads one of many tweets. “Wellsprings is formally probably the most harmful neighborhood in Night City with a mean of 57 participant deaths per day (actual time),” reads one other.Now gamers are responding with memes of their very own highlighting all of the belongings you nonetheless can’t do within the recreation. The hottest on the subreddit thus far with over 20,000 upvotes is “Cyberpunk By Numbers: V has modified its look 0 occasions!” Another one which’s blown up is “Cyberpunk By Numbers: 0 MILLION SPENT on automotive and truck customization!” My private favourite is, “Cyberpunk By Numbers: Police officers have teleported 7,300,000 occasions behind the gamers’ backs.”G/O Media might get a feeThese and plenty of extra every spotlight a function gamers have requested be added to the sport because it launched over six months in the past, or one thing they thought could be current within the recreation based mostly on the years and years of trailers, interviews, and different advertising. A giant one has been that regardless of the emphasis on character modding and customization, gamers can’t basically alter their look after the sport begins, not even by getting a haircut. While vehicles play an enormous position on this planet you may’t swap out paint jobs, shoot whereas driving, or purchase a storage to deal with them in. And then there are Cyberpunk 2077’s cops, which regardless of subsequent patches can nonetheless act fairly wonky.None of that is to say that CDPR builders had been lazy, or that they need to proceed to crunch to attempt to expedite the sport’s attainable redemption arc. But it does communicate to the place a number of the recreation’s most ardent gamers’ heads are at as they await DLC and PS5 and Xbox Series X/S upgrades.Cyberpunk 2077 lastly returned to the PlayStation Store final month, and has subsequently shot as much as the highest of the gross sales charts on PS4 because of this. At the identical time, the roadmap for upcoming patches and content material has gotten much more imprecise. The recreation might have lastly reached a “satisfying degree” of efficiency for CDPR executives, however gamers are nonetheless clearly determined to see the sport develop and evolve into the style defining immersive sim they as soon as thought it could be. And till it will get there, extra memes.