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Cyberpunk 2077 Slow Download Fix | How to speed up downloads on PC, PS5, PS4, and Xbox

The Cyberpunk 2077 slow download error is causing the game’s installation to chug across PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X. So how do you speed up downloads for Cyberpunk 2077 across PC and console, and why are they so slow in the first place?

Why is the Cyberpunk 2077 download so slow?

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Cyberpunk 2077‘s popularity will ensure that servers across various platforms will be hammered right now, as players download the latest CD Projekt Red game on its launch day.

There are various factors across PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC platforms like Steam which can cause slow downloads for Cyberpunk 2077. Here’s how to fix them individually.

Fix Cyberpunk 2077 slow downloads on Steam

To fix slow downloads on Steam, players can change the location of the server they’re using.

To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Steam
  2. Go to Settings
  3. Select Downloads
  4. Click the Download Region dropdown menu
  5. Select a nearby server from the list

Alternating servers can lead to quicker download speeds, which should speed up the game’s installation. However, if your download is outright stuck on Steam, then this is a separate issue that can be resolved here.

Fix Cyberpunk 2077 slow downloads on PS5

Slow downloads on PS5 can be resolved by troubleshooting the console. Follow these steps to resolve the issue:

  • Restart your router and modem
  • Switch to a wired connection
  • Switch to a static IP address and place it in DMZ
  • Close games or apps that may be open in Switcher

Fix Cyberpunk 2077 slow downloads on PS4

If Cyberpunk 2077 is experiencing a slow download on PS4, you can check

  • Restart your router and modem
  • Switch to a wired connection
  • Move your PS4 closer to your router if you are wireless

If your Cyberpunk 2077 download on PS4 is stuck on copying, this is unfortunately a common issue. While players can choose to wait it out, setting the location for your download to an external drive speeds up the process for many PS4 owners.

Fix Cyberpunk 2077 slow downloads on Xbox Series X

If you’re experiencing a slow download for Cyberpunk 2077 on your Xbox Series X, S, or Xbox One, you should follow these steps:

  • Restart your router and modem
  • Switch from a wireless connection to wired
  • Pause and then resume your download
  • Close any app or game that is running in the background

After performing the above, you should get your Cyberpunk 2077 download to speed up.