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Cyberpunk 2077: How To Play On Nintendo Switch

Although Cyberpunk 2077 hasn't been out long, one user has already managed to get the game running on Nintendo Switch.

Cyberpunk 2077 and consoles have had quite a rocky relationship since the game's launch on December 10th.

The game has been pulled from the Playstation Store and Sony is already providing refunds amidst the reaction from disappointed players.

Cyberpunk 2077 is fraught with a number of issues, most notably poor performance on last-gen consoles, and a whole slew of distracting bugs.

It would be surprising then to discover that the Nintendo Switch, not the most powerful console by any means, is actually able to run the game.

Albeit through rather unconventional and questionable means, one Youtuber name Nintendrew uploaded a video where he managed to get Cyberpunk running at a rather surprising level of quality.

Cyberpunk 2077: Console Conundrum

To get Cyberpunk 2077 running on the Nintendo Switch would be an impressive feat, seeing as the game is currently not available on this system.

It's clear that CD Projekt will want to focus on fixing their game first before they can even consider a possible Switch release in the future.

The latest issue to affect players is Cyberpunk 2077's save files becoming corrupted when they get too big. It's safe to say that until the game is fixed, we are a very long way from this point.

One user however managed to get the rather graphically demanding game running on Nintendo Switch. You can see the full video below:

Cyberpunk 2077: Running On Nintendo Switch?

You might be shocked to see that the game actually runs surprisingly well on Nintendo Switch. But what's the secret to this success?

How To Play Cyberpunk 2077 On Nintendo Switch

So, how is it possible to play Cyberpunk 2077 on Nintendo Switch?

As you can see, Nintendrew is utilizing a rather unconventional method in order to get the game running on Switch.

The secret that he uses involves using a hacked switch with Android and a version of Google Stadia installed.

Google Stadia is a cloud gaming service that is capable of streaming games up to 4K resolution at 60 FPS.

Surprisingly, the game looks and plays really well on Google's cloud gaming service.

Cyberpunk 2077: Nintendo Switch
Cyberpunk 2077: Nintendo Switch

Perhaps this is the way forward for players who are struggling on last-gen consoles. It has certainly raised questions as to whether or not Cyberpunk can be fixed and be successful.

In the video, you might notice that the game can even output 1080p when connected to the Nintendo Switch dock.

Another interesting feature to note is that the game can be played with Pro-controller and Joy-Cons.

Although it may be a ways off, CD Projekt's 'The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt' another huge open-world RPG experience is already available on the Nintendo Switch.

You may be interested in learning how to get the Witcher's black Unicorn sword in Cyberpunk 2077.

Players might be able to look forward to a release at some point in the future. However, for the time being, news of a possible Cyberpunk 2077 Switch release will be very scarce.

At least until the game is in a playable state on other consoles first...

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