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Cyberpunk 2077 Enlargement within the Works, Subsequent-Gen Model Launch Schedule Not But Sure

CD Projekt is engaged on a primary growth of Cyberpunk 2077, Chief Govt Adam Kicinski mentioned after the Polish video video games maker reported a first-half beat on its internet revenue.

Cyberpunk 2077, that includes Hollywood star Keanu Reeves, was one in all final yr’s most anticipated video games, however after a bug-ridden begin it was stored off Sony’s PlayStation Retailer for six months, solely returning in June.

CD Projekt didn’t give an replace on what number of models of Cyberpunk it had offered within the first half of 2021, however firm officers instructed a convention name that the sport was the main income within the interval.

Together with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Cyberpunk drove CD Projekt’s income 29 % increased within the first half of the yr to PLN 470.6 million (roughly Rs. 900 crores).

CD Projekt mentioned its internet revenue was PLN 105 million (roughly Rs. 200 crores), which was 28 % decrease in comparison with final yr however above the PLN 71 million (roughly Rs. 140 crores) anticipated by analysts.

The deliberate Cyberpunk growth would contain a cost to avid gamers, just like those launched for The Witcher, board member Michal Nowakowski mentioned throughout Wednesday’s name.

“Once we speak about expansions then we speak about greater issues,” he mentioned, whereas declining to offer a selected timing for its launch.

CD Projekt has been engaged on fixing the sport since its launch and launched 10 patches and fixes. Its promoting prices rose to PLN 131.2 million (roughly Rs. 250 crores) from PLN 72.1 million (roughly Rs. 140 crores) a yr earlier than.

The video video games maker plans to launch subsequent technology variations of Cyberpunk and The Witcher Three late this yr.

“Contemplating the comparatively small variety of Subsequent Gen variations of current high-quality video games accessible available on the market, we predict CP77 may doubtlessly grow to be among the many best-selling titles,” JP Morgan analysts wrote in a observe.

© Thomson Reuters 2021


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