August 3, 2021

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Epilepsy charity calls for urgent Cyberpunk 2077 safety update

UK charity Epilepsy Action has called for an urgent update to Cyberpunk 2077 in response to a warning the game could be a trigger to those with epilepsy.

CD Projekt Red’s upcoming RPG was yesterday branded a potential epilepsy risk in a high-profile PSA article published by Game Informer based on a pre-release copy of the game.

That website’s reviewer, who has previously experienced epileptic seizures while playing other video games, said Cyberpunk 2077’s clubs and bars were “danger zones”, and that a flickering “glitch” effect around Keanu Reeves’ character Johnny Silverhand was something to be mindful of.

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