Cyberpunk 2077: Government ultimatum for developers – foul million penalty threatens


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Cyberpunk 2077 is still not running on PS4 and Xbox One. For this reason there is now also a government ultimatum for CD Projekt RED.

  • CD Project RED has on December 10, 2020 after an eight-year waiting period Cyberpunk 2077 brought out (All Cyberpunk 2077 News).
  • Because of the bad Performance on Xbox One and PS4 has the developer a class action lawsuit on the neck.
  • Apparently now even the Polish authority for Consumer protection the progress of the Patches for the role playing game check.

Warsaw, Poland – Where should the journey for Cyberpunk 2077 go? As things currently stand, probably nowhere except upwards. Even before Release of the role-playing game on December 10, 2020 CD Project RED hardly noticed by positive reports, there were allegations of crunchtime and a bunch of disappointed fans because of multiple postponements. Now after that Release of Cyberpunk 2077 needs the development studio out Warsaw grappling with falling stocks and a class action lawsuit by investors. And now Polish consumer protection comes into play.

Release (date of first publication) December 10, 2020
Publisher Bandai Namco (Europa), Warner Bros. (USA), Spike Chunsoft (Japan)
platform PS4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Google Stadia, PS5, Xbox Series X
developer CD Project RED
Genre Action RPG, open world

Cyberpunk 2077: Polish authorities want to control work on patches

As reported by, the UOKiK said Polish authority for competition and consumer protection in the case of Cyberpunk 2077 switched to the since Release existing problems PS4 and Xbox One to be examined. It is well known game plagued by poor performance and bugs on the two last-gen consoles, so that it is practically unplayable for many. This is of course anything but consumer-friendly, which is why the UOKiK now with the further work Cyberpunk 2077 wants to keep a close eye on the development studio to make sure that promises of improvement are kept.

To do this, the UOKiK an ultimatum. Mainly progress is made on the promised Patches checked the console versions of the Cyberpunk 2077 should make it playable. In addition, the entrepreneurs of CD Project RED asked how the problems with the game present themselves and what countermeasures would be taken against it. For the developer there is a lot on the table game. Should the UOKiK impose a penalty on the studio, it could be up to 10% of its annual revenue. When selling more than 13 million copies of Cyberpunk 2077 that could be a hefty sum.

Cyberpunk 2077: Studio plans to deliver patches in the coming months

To some extent, the surveillance of CD Project RED through the UOKiK possibly also initiated by the Polish government itself. A few years ago, the development studio received a grant of the equivalent of seven million US dollars from the Polish Center for Research and Development to support the work on Cyberpunk 2077 to support. ©

 The  money was provided by the government. Overall, the development costs of Cyberpunk 2077 were incredibly high aside from that.

Cyberpunk 2077: Another shock for CD Projekt RED – Polish authority issues ultimatum

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CD Project RED is currently working at full speed on the new one Patches For Cyberpunk 2077. Just a few days after Release the studio announced that the first major Patch should appear in the course of January, followed by a second in February. How much this Patches in the end avail to Fans back to game to bring remains to be seen. Cyberpunk 2077’s player numbers are currently on the decline and the studio needs to bring them back with an improved gaming experience.

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Cyberpunk Government ultimatum developers foul million penalty threatens


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