A new report reveals that shares of CD Projekt Red have dropped more than 75% since Cyberpunk 2077’s disastrous debut in December 2020.
Cyberpunk 2077 is arguably one of the most controversial games of the past decade. It was released in December 2020 and received backlash from the entire gaming community for various reasons. Gamers who purchased the game have faced all sorts of technical issues while playing Cyberpunk 2077 on consoles, especially the base PS4 and Xbox One. The PC version performs better, especially on high-end configurations, but they also suffer from some bugs and other issues.
Aside from glitches and technical issues, many gamers claimed that CD Projekt Red lied about Cyberpunk 2077’s gameplay features. It was marketed as a new generation open-world game with a chi city. detailed and immersive. Unfortunately many of these features didn’t make it to the game in the end, and some aspects such as the police system were broken at launch. Shares of CD Projekt Red fell dramatically after the game’s release, and a new report has now revealed the full extent of this drop exactly.
As reported by Business Insider Poland, shares of CD Projekt Red have dropped more than 75% since the release of Cyberpunk 2077. CD Projekt Red was valued at over 40 billion Polish złoty in December 2020, but the company is currently only worth less than 10 billion. Video Games Chronicle reports that CD Projekt Red is no longer the highest-rated video game company in Poland, having lost its crown to Techland, the developer of the Dying Light series.
While CD Projekt Red dealt with the aftermath of Cyberpunk 2077’s disastrous launch, Techland enjoyed the success of Dying Light 2. The game sold more than 5 million copies in its first month despite its release in a single month. Competitor-filled time like Elden Ring and Horizon Forbidden West also launch in February 2022. According to reports, the Dying Light series has sold more than 25 million copies, of which the first game contributed more than 20 million. into this impressive total.
CD Projekt Red has some exciting games in development as the company focuses on rebuilding trust with its fan base. The company is working on the PS5 version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, the Cyberpunk 2077 expansion, and the next story in the The Witcher series. The PS5 and Xbox Series X versions of The Witcher 3 are slated for release this year, and the next big game looks like it’s in the early stages of development. Despite all the problems that CD Projekt Red has faced since the release of Cyberpunk 2077, the future looks promising as Cyberpunk 2077 is better than before and gamers also have a lot of games to look forward to in the coming years. next year.
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