There Was An ARG For That Cyberpunk 2077 Console All Along

Sometimes an alternate reality game (ARG) can be complex, interesting, and feature an amazing reward at the end of some challenging online detective work, but at other times it can turn out to be a boring promotion for Cyberpunk 2077.

It is a shame, really, that the fake-looking leak from April 16 of a limited-edition Xbox One X turned out to be so underwhelming. A group of people online began digging into a series of clues, with the initial message having a strong Cyberpunk feel that told users to check back on April 20. Less than a day later, and a full three days early, the case was solved.

This Reddit thread provides all the pertinent details about how the ARG was solved, and the discovery in the end was little more than confirming that the leaked console with a Cyberpunk 2077 console was in fact real, and comes bundled with a code for the game for release on September 17.

The ARG is so underwhelming due to the fact that the number of people who are excited to buy an Xbox One X a few months before the release of the next generation console, the Xbox Series X, must be astronomically low. Considering that the game was supposed to release yesterday before its delay, we all hoped for an ARG with a little more substance.

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