October 1, 2022

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Class action concluded, CD Projekt will pay $1.8 million to shareholders – Nerd4.life

red cd project It announced that it had reached a settlement with investors who filed a lawsuit after its troubled launch Cyberpunk 2077 movie. Specifically, the Polish software company will pay $1.85 million to close the order permanently.

For those of you who don’t know what we’re talking about, several months ago some CD Projekt RED contributors gave way to a class action lawsuit, accusing the studio of not being transparent about the actual conditions of Cyberpunk 2077, which as you surely know, had a rather turbulent launch, The console versions were released in such a disastrous state that the digital versions were temporarily removed from Sony’s PlayStation Store.


Cyberpunk 2077, promotional image

As reported in recent days, CD Projekt RED has started negotiations with the aforementioned investors, to reach an agreement satisfactory to both parties, without proceeding with the bureaucratic process of the courts.

Well, as it reports the edgeAt these hours, CD Projekt RED agreed to pay the group of shareholders $1.85 million, or approximately 1.6 million euros. It is possible that such an agreement will be ratified by the relevant court first, but we can say with confidence that this legal dispute is over.

Recently, 17.3 million copies of Cyberpunk 2077 were sold. Much less than the 30 million units CD Projekt RED initially set, but despite all we’re talking about a good commercial success, the $300 million in production and merchandising costs were covered within a few days of launch.