"Cyberpunk 2077" has faced several issues in the past days because of its poor performance on older consoles, and now, Redditors shared that PS4 Discs have sticker labels that saying that it "Plays Better on PS5." The shade to its elder console is understandable but the game has been showing massive performance problems with overheating problems.

The most anticipated title of 2020 from CD Projekt Red, "Cyberpunk 2077," had a mixed reception since its initial release last week, December 10, for poor performance due to its overwhelming graphics. This aspect of the game follows up on the title's general theme, which focuses on futuristic plots and gameplays, which the current generation is not yet ready for.

According to Reddit's r/gaming community and user u/Epsil0nStar, game shelves that sell the year's most coveted game bore a sticker that says "Plays Better on PS5" despite the sleeve showing that it is for the PS4. The photo was posted just today, so there's no telling when CD Projekt Red or Sony have included the labels that throw shade for the PlayStation 4.

You're not wrong there pal from r/gaming

"Cyberpunk 2077" have recently faced the music, with CD Projekt Red pulling out the game for the PS4 and Xbox One consoles, offering gamers a refund for the title. Both digital and physical releases of the games are subject to a refund in cash from its developers. The game has shown massive performance issues on the old gaming consoles as the developers have not foreseen this issue as it was released for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. This event leaves PS5 and Xbox Series S and X as the only consoles to receive the game, which has no release dates yet. Read Also: 'Cyberpunk 2077' Netrunner Guide: Best Perks Build for 'Techie' Class, Outfits, Suit and MORE!

'Cyberpunk 2077' Performance Issues: Redditor Shows Hilarious Overheating Solution

On the other hand, another Redditor's viral post in r/gaming community shows his solution to "Cyberpunk 2077's" overheating issues by sitting in the middle of the snow while playing the game. Reddit's u/Jarrodeus shared a photo of having the PC laptop placed on his lap and "chilling" in the snow.

Cyberpunk kept overheating my laptop so I found a solution. from r/gaming

The Redditor said that he "found a solution" to "Cyberpunk 2077's" heating problem which is manifesting and evident on most computers. The futuristic dystopian game has proved to be one of the most challenging games to play on any platform, may it be for the consoles or PCs.

CD Projekt Red or Sony's label of "Plays Better on PS5" would be easy and possible if there are enough stocks of the next-generation console for people to purchase. However, the PlayStation 5's stocks are still seeing shortage issues and immediately sell out upon restocking on its direct website and retailers.

'Cyberpunk 2077' Performance Issues: Are There Any Solutions from CD Projekt Red?

Sadly, CD Projekt Red cannot do anything with regards to "Cyberpunk 2077's" performance issues as the game's problems rest more on the console or platform's performance to run the new title. The best solution for playing the game is to secure a PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X.

However, if that is not possible, gamers should turn to PC gaming and upgrade their systems to the recommended PC requirements from CD Projekt Red. "Plays Better on PS5" would indeed be better if there are enough stocks of the PlayStation 5 for gamers to purchase.

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