CD Projekt Red faces another class action lawsuit over the launch of Cyberpunk 2077 that is plagued by bugs and controversy.
Last week it was from the New York Times that the studio behind it Cyberpunk 2077 could face a lawsuit from an application for approval from Warsaw, Poland. Well after KotakuAnother lawsuit is brewing against CD Projekt Red – a US-based company.
Earlier this week, Manhattan-based law firm Rosen in the Central District of California filed a lawsuit “on behalf of any person or entity that purchased or otherwise acquired CD Projekt Red publicly traded securities between January 16, 2020 and December 17, 2020 to have”. Aka all investors who bought shares within this year.
A statement from official press release Extrapolation to the submission:
(1) Cyberpunk 2077 was practically unplayable on current generation Xbox or Playstation systems due to an enormous number of bugs; (2) As a result, Sony would remove it Cyberpunk 2077 from the Playstation Store, and Sony, Microsoft and CD Projekt would be forced to offer full refunds for the game; (3) As a result, CD Projekt would suffer damage to its reputation and property. and (4) as a result, Defendants’ statements about their business, operations and prospects were materially false and misleading and / or were unfounded at all relevant times. When the real details hit the market, the lawsuit alleged that investors suffered damage.
The lead plaintiff in the case is Andrew Trampe. However, the press release states that the law firm is looking for other investors to join the lawsuit.
The start of Cyberpunk 2077 was interspersed with Controversy and mistakesThe first update was introduced last week which fixed some issues. The most notable of these problems was that of the player Save files that are damaged when they exceed 8MB but fortunately Cyberpunk 2077 latest patch (1.06) removed the PC version 8 MB memory file limit. However, this is good news for those who have already lost their saves. However, CD Projekt Red says that unfortunately this does not fix memory files that were corrupted before the update.
In addition to the mistakes that plagued the start, Liana Ruppert from GameInformer suffered a serious attack during the game. This was due to patterns of light similar to those used by neurologists to induce seizures in patients. It was also later discovered that the game did not have a clear epilepsy warning at the start of the game, which has now been fixed.
The same RPG has been seen even before launch with its share of other controversies Reports of Transphobiaand Crunch Culture as well as the studio also refuse to share information about the game’s accessibility. Read why we think CD Projekt Red should have confirmed Cyberpunk 2077 ′s accessibility options sooner.
According to a new report from the BloombergCD Projekt executives took responsibility for the incorrect publication of Cyberpunk 2077 and told the staff that They get their full bonuses no matter how the game is rated. Previously, developers were told that they would receive additional compensation based on the aggregated critical performance of the game presented by Metacritic.
A Report published by Bloomberg discovered yesterday that the glitches and rocky start of the game cost the founders of CD Projekt Red over $ 1 billion. Over the past week, the company’s stock has fallen, despite not recording any lows. Apart from that in a Notice to investorsCD Projekt Red’s management board has indicated that the game has sold an additional five million copies in addition to the game 8 million pre-order salesThis means that a total of more than 13 million units have been sold. This figure takes into account “returns from retail customers in both brick-and-mortar and digital stores”.
Cyberpunk 2077 is currently available for PC, Xbox One, and Google Stadia. As for PS4, copies are still available in retail stores Sony removed the game from the PSN Store. Now the official Microsoft Store has an explanation that warns players of performance issues until the Xbox One version is updated. The game is also playable on the Xbox Series X | S. and PS5 thanks to backward compatibility. You can read our review of the game Here: “Cyberpunk 2077 is a deeply contradicting game that you will love in the end, but that you will also hate and feel deeply disappointed. “