Cyberpunk 2077 Save Files Become Corrupted After Exceeding 8 MB, GOG Warns Players to Keep a Lower Amount of Items

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We’ve lost track of how many bugs and glitches CD PROJEKT RED managed to miss in Cyberpunk 2077, but here’s a pretty big one that deserves reporting. GOG has admitted that there is an issue whereby save data gets permanently corrupted if the player collects or crafts too many items. The advisory doesn’t offer any additional specifics, but a report from r/pcgaming suggests that the corruption happens once a save file reaches 8 MB in size.

“Unfortunately the save is damaged and can’t be recovered,” GOG wrote. “Please use an older save file to continue playing and try to keep a lower amount of items and crafting materials.”

“If you have used the item duplication glitch, please load a save file not affected by it. The save file size limit might be increased in one of the future patches, but the corrupted files will remain that way.”

Our understanding is that Cyberpunk 2077 regularly makes auto saves, which means that affected players should have no trouble loading up previous checkpoints, but this bug is embarrassing for sure. And we have no idea why CD PROJEKT RED is contemplating leaving the save file size limit in.

Tsing Mui
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