On October 5, CD Projekt held an investor day to discuss the development and launch of Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty, as well as the company’s future plans. Here are the key takeaways.

PC accounted for 68% of Phantom Liberty sales, with all CD Projekt games reaching 100M units sold

CD Projekt shared highlights from the meeting on its official website, with the full video available on YouTube.

  • Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty hit 3 million units sold in its first week, with the base game crossing the 25 million mark (see our separate article for more details).
  • Most sales of the expansion came from North America and Europe — 35.9% and 35.1% respectively. Another major region is Asia, accounting for 23.1% of units sold.

  • PC accounted for 68% of Phantom Liberty’s sales, of which 10% came from CD Projekt’s own store GOG. When it comes to consoles, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S accounted for 20% and 13% of total sales respectively.

  • The development team of Phantom Liberty consisted of 360 CD Projekt employees, with a total of 3,600 involved in the production.

  • The company noted that the expansion’s total budget of PLN 370 million ($84.5 million) is preliminary. Final numbers will be shared in the upcoming Q3 report.
  • CD Projekt expects Cyberpunk 2077 to become a long-seller, just like The Witcher 3 and its two expansions.
  • Overall, the company’s gaming portfolio, which includes The Witcher 1-3 and Cyberpunk 2077, has reached 100 million copies sold globally.
  • The Witcher 3 accounts for roughly 50% of it, as the game topped 50 million units sold earlier this year.

  • Project Orion, a codename for the Cyberpunk 2077 sequel, is currently “at a conceptualization stage.” The game will be developed at the newly established US studio with additional support from the Polish team.
  • CD Projekt also plans to develop the IP with transmedia products. It has now partnered with production company Anonymous Content (True Detective, Mr. Robot) to create a live-action project set in the Cyberpunk 2077 universe.
  • In other news, Adam Kiciński will step down as CEO of CD Projekt on January 1, 2024. He will take on the role of the chief strategy officer (CSO) and become a candidate for the position of the member of the company’s Supervisory Board.
  • After that, Adam Badowski and Michał Nowakowski, two executives who has been with CD Projekt for 20 and 18 years respectively, will become joint CEOs.

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