CD Projekt RED

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Bug montages the first to leak from CD Projekt’s stolen data

By Sherif Saed 7 June 2021 09:39 GMT Leaks from CD Projekt’s data breach have begun, and more is likely on the way.It looks like hackers weren’t bluffing. Everyone had moved on from CD Projekt‘s major ransomware hack from earlier in the year, when it was believed that the nightmare is over after a mysterious buyer obtained all data in a deal worth millions, with the condition that the data won’t be shared afterwards.Watch on YouTubeBut last week, a group of hackers claimed they have access to the same stolen data, and organised a fundraiser whereby buyers could donate $10,000…

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CD Projekt Red’s stolen Cyberpunk 2077 and Witcher 3 source code reportedly leaked online

By Sherif Saed 4 June 2021 10:32 GMT CD Projekt Red’s stolen data has seemingly remerged.Data from CD Projekt Red‘s ransomware hack has reportedly started making its way online again, after everyone assumed this won’t happen.Watch on YouTubeIn February, the story of CD Projekt’s plight was believed to have reached some conclusion when it was reported that someone bought the stolen data at a dark web auction, with the specific stipulation that original leakers won’t share it afterwards. It now appears that batch of data has returned, only those distributing it are not asking for a big ransom this time…

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CD Projekt reports big profit slump in Q1

By Sherif Saed 1 June 2021 13:45 GMT CD Projekt’s 2021 fiscal year is off to a bad start.Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher publisher CD Projekt has published [PDF] its earnings for the first quarter of FY2021. Profits dropped by 64.7% to roughly $8.7 million, well below the $21.8 million analysts expected the company to generate.Watch on YouTubeThis is a result of a 2% revenue slump, but mainly because of the company’s continued development to fix Cyberpunk 2077 and create DLC. Although CD Projekt did not say how many copies of Cyberpunk 2077 were sold during the quarter, the publisher…

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That big Cyberpunk 2077 combined lawsuit will be filed next month

By Dom Peppiatt 26 May 2021 10:39 GMT The lawsuit consisting of four class action lawsuits being brought against Cyberpunk 2077 developer, CD Projekt, is due to be filed with the court in June, the company has said.Just last week, we heard that Polish developer CD Projekt will be facing one major lawsuit over Cyberpunk 2077 instead of four, as the court dealing with proceedings has consolidated the four class action lawsuits filed against it in December and January into one case.Now, CD Projekt has issued an update on the situation during a shareholder meeting, stating that a lead plaintiff had been appointed ahead and…

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This Cyberpunk 2077 Frasier Crane mashup is too good

It was only on the second watch that I noticed. The video embedded below doesn’t just mash together Frasier Crane with the world of Cyberpunk 2077, it creates a cover of “Never Fade Away” from the game’s soundtrack which is so convincing I didn’t even notice the lyrics had been changed to “tossed salad and scrambled eggs.” Read more

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Cyberpunk 2077 hotfix touches upon frequently reported issues since the last patch

By Stephany Nunneley 28 April 2021 14:13 GMT The latest Cyberpunk 2077 hotfix is out and addresses some reported issues.Cyberpunk 2077 hotfix 1.22 touches upon the most frequently reported issues since the last patch and it introduces further improvements to stability and performance.Watch on YouTubeQuests and open-world fixes include the removal of glitches in Johnny’s appearance occurring after buying the Nomad car from Lana. An issue where you couldn’t use the elevator in Gig: Until Death Do Us Part was addressed.You should no longer get trapped in the garage during the Epistrophy quest if you didn’t follow the drone.A retrofix for the issue…

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CD Projekt Red estimates over $562 million revenue for 2020, despite Cyberpunk 2077’s troubled launch

By Dom Peppiatt 18 April 2021 17:35 GMT Ahead of a full breakdown of its revenue being released in a financial summary on April 22, CD Projekt Red has announced its estimated income for 2020.The company, posting an image to its IL Twitter account, seems to be estimating a sales revenue of 2.139 billion PLN, with net profit coming in around 1.154 billion PLN (thanks, Gamasutra).If you convert that to dollars, you’re looking at an estimated revenue of  $562 million for CD Projekt Red in 2020, with about $303 million in profit for the financial year. Not bad, considering the issues…

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Cyberpunk 2077 has patched more quest-blocking bugs

Following Cyberpunk 2077‘s huge patch 1.2 at the end of March, CD Projekt Red today followed-up with the hotfix patch 1.21. This is a smaller update, focused on improving stability and fixing crashes as well as addressing some bugs which stopped certain quests from progressing. Every little helps. Read more

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CD Projekt Red won’t start marketing their games until closer to launch now

During CD Projekt Red’s company strategy video yesterday, the studio covered all sorts of ways in which they feel they got things wrong during Cyberpunk 2077‘s development. Not just development, but Cyberpunk’s marketing too. In the future, they say they’ll wait until much closer to a game’s launch to start firing up trailers and demos and in depth looks at gameplay. That means if there’s another big Witcher game out there on the horizon, we may not hear about it for quite a while yet. Honestly? Good. Read more

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CD Projekt Red “reconsidering” Cyberpunk 2077 multiplayer

We’re not getting that mysterious Cyberpunk standalone multiplayer game, at least not in the way we originally imagined.As part of Tuesday’s CD Projekt strategy update, where the developer announced its intention to work on multiple AAA games simultaneously, and delay its marketing push until closer to a given game’s actual release, the studio also shared some news about Cyberpunk 2077‘s standalone multiplayer game.That game, which we were told would be CD Projekt Red’s next project after finishing the core Cyberpunk 2077, has been “reconsidered.” President and joint-CEO Adam Kicinski shared this news in the group strategy video, explaining that the…

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Cyberpunk 2077 multiplayer is no longer CD Projekt Red’s next big game

In a company strategy video released today, CD Projekt Red have outlined changes they plan to make to the development studio’s structure and focus. Chief among the changes is the news that their next project will no longer be a standalone multiplayer Cyberpunk game. Instead, they’re going to focus on developing fundamental technology that will eventually bring multiplayer components to all of their games. This was explained alongside a shift towards “parallel AAA game development”, which will allow them to simultaneously work on both Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher series. Read more

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New-gen update for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt coming later this year

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 30 March 2021 18:11 GMT CD Projekt RED is on a roll with news this morning. After announcing a new company strategy, and the acquisition of and formation of a new studio in Canada, the studio has announced it will release the new-gen update for The Witcher 3 later this year. Fans of the game who play on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S can expect these versions to arrive during the second half of this year. That’s according to the firm’s lead PR manager Radek Grabowski. Further information on these versions of the game was…

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Cyberpunk 2077 patch 1.2 is out now, fixing bugs and improving performance

I believe I’ve enjoyed Cyberpunk 2077 more than many, but I do still think it’s unfinished. While I don’t demand major new features, I sure would like the RPG to be less janky, slow, and crashy. So I am quite pleased to see the huge patch notes CD Projekt Red released today as a teaser for the upcoming update 1.2 (“soon”, they say). It’s a list over 500 changes, including bug fixes, crash fixes, performance improvements, and more. Sounds good. Update: Annnd now the patch is now out on PC and consoles, with Stadia following later in the week. 28.8GB…

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Cyberpunk 2077 v1.2 patch notes are huge and look good

I believe I’ve enjoyed Cyberpunk 2077 more than many, but I do still think it’s unfinished. While I don’t demand major new features, I sure would like the RPG to be less janky, slow, and crashy. So I am quite pleased to see the huge patch notes CD Projekt Red released today as a teaser for the upcoming update 1.2 (“soon”, they say). It’s a list over 500 changes, including bug fixes, crash fixes, performance improvements, and more. Sounds good. Read more