Iwinski will run for the role of Chairman of the Supervisory Board of CD Projekt after deciding to step down from the CEO position.
Marcin Iwinski, Co-Founder and Joint CEO at CD Projekt has made an announcement, saying that after nearly 30 years at the company, he will be leaving the role of joint chief executive officer at the end of this year. . The Polish game maker also said that he will apply for the position of Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
The experienced salesman and studio executive said neither Michal Kicinski nor he saw that CD Projekt would become the company that took the next step. Iwinski also said he’s excited for the company’s future and looks forward to doing more for it. CD Projekt Red just announced a new Witcher 5 game, another Cyberpunk game, and a separate new IP.
Iwinski also shared some of the following in his message: “It is thanks to the great things at CD Projekt Red that I now feel the same as years ago: longing and optimistic for what lies ahead. I feel like this is just the beginning, but for a new journey. Our ambitious strategy is to build an inspirational and powerful team. And I believe deeply in your plan to take CD Projekt to the next level.”
Marcin Iwinski intends to remain a majority shareholder and in his new non-executive role. “I will continue to be active and dedicate myself to supporting the entire board. I will also continue to connect with the members to create the best games in the world.”
This piece of Iwinski’s message comes from Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red’s latest title with a buggy release. Sony pulled Cyberpunk 2077 from the PlayStation Store at the time and refunded all players who purchased the game. The studio did not allow the game to be sold on the PS Store until it was finalized.
However, despite all the setbacks and setbacks, Cyberpunk 2077 has done better and has sold over 20 million copies since its release. In fact, the game had a fruitful week, recording over a million daily players daily for a while, largely thanks to the surge in popularity received from Netflix’s new Cyberpunk anime featuring The name is Edgerunners.