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Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty hits 4.3 million copies sold, as CD Projekt reports best Q3 in its history
CD Projekt has released its financial report for the third quarter ended September 30. The company has achieved significant growth in revenue and net profit, with Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty reaching a new milestone.
CD Projekt devs unionize after series of layoffs to achieve more security and “stronger voice in times of crisis”
CD Projekt workers have decided to unionize in the wake of several waves of job cuts that happened at the company this year. They joined forces with fellow developers from other Polish companies to improve employment conditions.
Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty tops 3 million copies sold on $84.5 million budget: how it compares to original game
CD Projekt has shared the launch sales of Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty, also disclosing the game’s production and marketing budgets. Here is how these figures compare to the base game.
CD Projekt designer on dialogue scenes in Starfield vs. Cyberpunk 2077: “Every major scene in 2077 took literal years to make”
Some players have recently started criticizing dialogue animations in Starfield, comparing them to the way character interactions are staged in Cyberpunk 2077. CD Projekt RED designer Patrick Mills has tried to explain the difference in design approach between the two games and why such criticism is generally ignorant.
Cyberpunk 2077 peaks at over 200k CCU for first time since launch, topping Steam’s highest-grossing games chart
The hype around patch 2.0 and the Phantom Liberty expansion has boosted the sales of Cyberpunk 2077. This has helped the game top the top-selling charts on Steam, with its concurrent player count also skyrocketting.
CD Projekt’s development expenditures hit nearly $40 million in H1, as Project Polaris (The Witcher) team gets bigger
CD Projekt has released its financial report for the first half of 2023 ended June 30. Despite a decrease in revenue and net profit, the company remains optimistic due to the upcoming release of Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty and the progress on the next Witcher game.
CD Projekt CEO Adam Kiciński on laying off 9% of employees: “Today we are overstaffed”
CD Projekt RED has announced its decision to lay off roughly 9% of its employees, or around 100 people. This move is part of deep transformations within the studio, as it currently doesn’t have opportunities for all current team members.
How CD Projekt gave Gabe Amatangelo carte blanche to fix Cyberpunk 2077 and direct its sequel
Industry veteran and former BioWare dev Gabe Amatangelo has been with CD Projekt RED since 2020. And he seems to have been instrumental in not only fixing Cyberpunk 2077, but shaping the future and finding the right vision for the game.
CD Projekt to lay off about 30 remaining GWENT devs during 2023 as resources and roles “naturally decline”
CD Projekt has been reducing the size of the GWENT team for a while now. It looks like the remaining employees will be laid off before the end of 2023, when the game enters the so-called GWENTfinity phase (in other words, the end of content support).
CD Projekt’s Q1 report: net profit grows, The Witcher 3 passes 50M mark, research expenses on new games gradually rise
CD Projekt has released its financial report for the first quarter ended March 31. The company announced a decline in revenue (but an increase in profit), while also sharing the updated sales figures for The Witcher 3 and providing more context about its development pipeline.
The Molasses Flood hit with layoffs shortly after CD Projekt rebooted The Witcher multiplayer spin-off Project Sirius
Several The Molasses Flood employees have said they were laid off from the studio. This comes right after CD Projekt announced the successful reboot of Project Sirius, a multiplayer Witcher title developed by its Boston subsidiary.
Cyberpunk 2077 quest director on cut content: “If something is unused, this is done for a reason”
Every game goes through a feature cut, and Cyberpunk 2077 is no exception. One of the game’s key developers has tried to explain why it is game designers’ responsibility to get rid of some content that doesn’t meet the overall level of quality.
Cyberpunk 2077 generated about $116 million in 2022, over 50% of CD Projekt’s annual revenue
CD Projekt has released its financial report for the full year ended December 31, 2022. Thanks to strong sales of Cyberpunk 2077, the company recorded its second-best year in terms of both revenue and net profit.
Former Witcher game director Jason Slama leaves CD Projekt to work on NFT game Gotchi Guardians
Many have been wondering what happened to CD Projekt RED veteran Jason Slama after he was first appointed as the game director of the next Witcher project. It turns out that he is now working on a new NFT title at Pixelcraft Studios.
Cyberpunk 2077 quest director Paweł Sasko on game’s non-linearity: “Players expected more because of the fact how The Witcher 3 is built”
Cyberpunk 2077 gained a second wind two years after launch, thanks to a slew of bug fixes and the popularity of the Edgerunners anime series. However, there are still debate about the level on non-linearity of the game.