CD Projekt Red’s highly anticipated Cyberpunk 2077 launches — officially — on Thursday, Dec. 10, ending an eight-year wait for the futuristic role-playing game. Exactly when you’ll be able to fire up Cyberpunk 2077 and start playing depends on where you live; players in the Americas can technically start playing the game on Dec. 9.
The developer recently specified global unlock times for Cyberpunk 2077 on PlayStation 4, Stadia, Windows PC, and Xbox One, as well as when players who pre-ordered the game can begin preloading. The good news is that preloads for Cyberpunk 2077 on PC are live now, as of Monday, Dec. 7, on the Epic Games Store, GOG.com, and Steam.
As for when Cyberpunk 2077 will actually be playable, you may want to refer to CD Projekt Red’s map of global release times below. It says that on PC and Stadia, Cyberpunk 2077 unlocks on Dec. 10 at 12 a.m. GMT — which is Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. EST/4 p.m. PST for players in the U.S. And in CD Projekt’s home city of Warsaw, the game unlocks on Dec. 10 at 1 a.m. CST.
For players on console, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Cyberpunk 2077 unlock at 12 a.m. local time on Dec. 10. Pre-loads for the Xbox One version went live Dec. 3 at 5 p.m. CET, and pre-loads for the PlayStation 4 version will go live “2 days prior to the release date on PlayStation.” The PS4 and Xbox One versions will be playable on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, respectively, through backward compatibility.
The wait is almost over!— Cyberpunk 2077 (@CyberpunkGame) December 3, 2020
If you're looking to play #Cyberpunk2077 as soon as it's available, here's a map with global release timings.
For PC and Stadia players, the release is simultaneous and scheduled for midnight GMT, and for all console players – midnight local time. pic.twitter.com/W0QLIFAhH1
Here’s a rundown of all the global unlock times for Cyberpunk 2077, as specified by CD Projekt Red:
- Los Angeles - Dec. 9, 4 p.m. PST
- Mexico City - Dec. 9, 6 p.m. CST
- New York - Dec. 9, 7 p.m. EST
- Bogota - Dec. 9, 7 p.m. COT
- Brazil - Dec. 9, 9 p.m. BRT
- London - Dec. 10, 12 a.m. GMT
- Paris - Dec. 10, 1 a.m CET
- Warsaw - Dec. 10, 1 a.m CET
- Moscow - Dec. 10, 3 a.m. MSK
- Istanbul - Dec. 10, 3 a.m. TRT
- Dubai - Dec. 10, 4 a.m. GST
- Cairo - Dec. 10, 2 a.m. EET
- Johannesburg - Dec. 10, 2 a.m. SAST
- Beijing - Dec. 10, 8 a.m. CST
- Singapore - Dec. 10, 8 a.m. SGT
- Seoul - Dec. 10, 9 a.m. KST
- Tokyo - Dec. 10, 9 a.m. JST
- Sydney - Dec. 10, 11 a.m. AEDT
- Wellington - Dec. 10, 1 p.m. NZDT