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Cyberpunk 2077 reportedly had the biggest digital game launch of all time

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Cyberpunk 2077, despite all of its launch issues and refunded copies, reportedly had the biggest digital launch ever based on digital revenue and digital units sold. As adored by SuperData Global Digital Games Market Report For December 2020, Cyberpunk 2077 has sold over 10.2 million digital copies, with PCs accounting for around 80% of those sales. It is important to note that Sony removed Cyberpunk 2077 from PlayStation Store in mid-December 2020 next performance issues which are particularly prevalent on base PS4 and Xbox One consoles.

SuperData notes that these estimates include digital copies that were refunded but that its “data shows that refunds did not have a substantial impact on overall game sales.”

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Cyberpunk 2077 helped digital game sales reach $ 12 billion in December, up 15% year-over-year and made December the highest monthly revenue on record . While console revenue climbed 16% year over year, PC saw a 40% increase from 2019. SuperData also reported that Fortnite PC and console revenue was at their highest since August 2020 and that the number of players was higher than at any time since August 2019.

Cayo Perico Heist released from Grand Theft Auto V resulted in the highest monthly digital earnings from GTA V, and although The number of players among us has dropped from “about half a billion users” in November. it was still “2.8 times more popular than the next popular game, Roblox”.

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Among Us also launched on Nintendo Switch in December and reportedly sold 3.2 million copies, making it the highest-paying version of the game this month.

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Adam Bankhurst is a news editor for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst and on Tic.

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