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Skyrim vs Cyberpunk

Yes, but will take more time 6 13.64%
 
Yes, in less time 4 9.09%
 
Never 34 77.27%
 
Total:44

A lot of Skyrim's success is attributed to the era of its launch and the mod community, it was a great game at the time of release but it came at the perfect time for such a game and the mod community also gave it the longevity to reach the sales it has to the point a lot of people don't even play or have not played Skyrim's vanilla game.

I feel CP can possibly sell 15m but not the 30m as it would require an equivalent community behind the game to reach those numbers as such numbers are obtained in the very long run.



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I doubt it. Skyrim sales were announced to be over 30m back in 2016, bound to be closing in on 35m by now. CD Projekt's Witcher 3 managed to sell 20m so far, and cyberpunk is a more niche genre than fantasy. If Witcher 3 couldn't manage it, I doubt that Cyberpunk will be able to either. I do think that Cyberpunk stands a good chance of topping 25m lifetime though, if it gets a cross-gen release, with PS5 and Scarlett ports Holiday 2020 or early 2021.



I don't think so. If we're counting Skyrim as a 360/PS3/XONE/PS4 combined unit we have to remember people HAD to buy upgraded versions on newer hardware. With these upcoming consoles, they'll be backwards compatible out of the box, so no need for remasters of Cyberpunk on the PS5 and Xbox Two. 

Also, Pokemon RGB I think just edges out Skyrim in sales if we're talking about the genre of the RPG with 31.38M sold on Gameboy alone. Correct me if I'm wrong. And If we include yellow...yeah.

Last edited by Ljink96 - on 20 June 2019

Unlikely.
Setting is not as popular as fantasy medieval in TES games and 2077, while being targeted at mainstream, seems to have more traditional RPG mechanisms than Skryim (and Witcher, while we're at it), so not as forthcoming to non-RPG gamers.



A non-traditonal cyberpunk "RPG" in first person view virgin vs 1st/3rd person most acclaimed medieval western RPG of all time chad.



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CDPR is definitely expecting to ship around 20M units in Q1 2020 alone.



Lol, no.



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People aee overhyping this to all hell and even if it comes out as the best RPG in history it will not meet expectations. It's time to let it settle until 2020.



 

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John2290 said:
People aee overhyping this to all hell and even if it comes out as the best RPG in history it will not meet expectations. It's time to let it settle until 2020.

I'd say chances are both The Outer Worlds and VtM - Bloodlines 2 alone will be better RPGs than 2077.