Cyberpunk 2077 overshadows Call of Duty Modern Warfare II hype by smashing Steam records

The return of Call of Duty to Steam has sparked new excitement among all fans of the franchise that has been teased for the upcoming Modern Warfare II. So much so that the game took the number one spot on Steam’s list of global best sellers. However, the biggest game of 2022 is currently facing an unexpectedly difficult challenge from a nearly two-year-old AAA game; It’s CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077.

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Yes, that is indeed true! Cyberpunk 2077 breaks records on Steam so far. Especially after the recent Edgerunners update, along with the release of a Netflix series based on the lore of a sci-fi title. As a result of positive momentum, the open world title is now one of the best-selling games on Steam, while threatening even a heavyweight like Call of Duty Modern Warfare II.

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Cyberpunk 2077 is giving Call of Duty Modern Warfare II a run for its money on Steam!

The Red Projekt CD The game was released almost two years ago in December 2020. Not to mention, it turned out to be a terrifying experience for many players after a very excessive release. There were major issues with the gameplay. However, the ambitious open world project seems to have come a long way since those early days.

It’s because the fans are really getting deep now Cyberpunk 2077 movieA captivating world, thanks to recent improvements by the growing team. The miserable sci-fi game’s performance on Steam has been amazing lately. Currently, it has become the second best-selling title in steamGlobal Best Sellers List.

Cyberpunk 2077 is only behind Call of Duty Modern Warfare II. The latter reached the number one position with a large amount of pre-order sales. However, Cyberpunk 2077 may end up giving it a run for its money in the way it is affecting users at the moment.

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Aside from having a great performance and being the second best seller, recently Cyberpunk 2077 has also had a record number of concurrent players. It has surpassed 70,000 concurrent users, for the first time since its launch. All this indicates that the CD Projekt Red team is making a real effort to make it too cool for fans to enjoy.

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Fans of the open-world AAA game are hoping that the game will regain the glory it once enjoyed before its release. This time around, it seems ready to offer a lot in many different aspects.

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The dystopian science fiction game is now available on all supported platforms. In 2023, it will receive a new expansion titled Phantom Libertywhich has not yet received a release date.

What are your thoughts on the continued popularity of the CP77? Have you played recently or not? Let us know in the comments below.