Co-CEO Adam Kicinski told Reuters that video game maker CD Projekt has no plans to shelve “Cyberpunk 2077” and is committed to troubleshooting so that its flagship game will be able to Achieve long-term success.

Kicinski said that CD Projekt is in contact with Sony, and Sony withdrew Cyberpunk 2077 from its PlayStation store a week after its debut in December because of complaints about video games malfunctioning.

The role-playing game is called “open world, action-adventure story, the background is…a metropolis obsessed with power, charm and body modification”, the role of Hollywood star Keanu Reeves was postponed three times .

Kicinski said: “I don’t see an option to shelve Cyberpunk 2077. We firmly believe that we can bring this game into a state we are proud of, and therefore successfully sell it.”

CD Projekt released a patch for “Cyberpunk 2077” last month. Kissinski said that the new 1.2 patch is a step for the game to return to the PlayStation store, and that the Polish game console manufacturer has a “friendly” relationship with Sony. relationship”.

Since 2015’s “Witcher: Wild Hunt”, “Cyberpunk 2077” has been CD Projekt’s highly anticipated game.

Last month, the company also unexpectedly cancelled plans to develop a stand-alone version of Cyberpunk 2077.

Kicinski said this format is more risky for the company, which has so far only focused on single-player games.

In another setback, CD Projekt was attacked by a cyber attack in February. Kicinski said that the company did not lose any data in this attack, which was caused by external software vulnerabilities and only caused its development work to be delayed by 2-3 weeks.

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Kicinski has been working at CD Projekt since CD Projekt was founded nearly thirty years ago. He said the company is looking for acquisition opportunities because it is making “fundamental” changes to be able to develop two high-budget games in parallel starting next year. He said that mergers and acquisitions will not be aimed at improving financial performance and will not be limited to any geographic location.

He also said that since hostile acquisitions in the gaming industry cannot be completely ruled out, the company has taken measures several years ago to reduce the risk of becoming an acquisition target, including limiting shareholders’ voting rights to 20%.

CD Projekt is facing a class action lawsuit in the United States after its Cyberpunk debut, and Kicinski said the company is represented by the law firm Cooley LLP.

In one of these cases, CD Projekt said on Friday that it had withdrawn its legal requirements for the terms of the company’s distribution agreement with Valve Corp. in the United States. Co-CEO Adam Kicinski told Reuters that video game maker CD Projekt has no plans to shelve “Cyberpunk 2077” and is committed to troubleshooting so that its flagship game will be able to Achieve long-term success.

Kicinski said that CD Projekt is in contact with Sony, and Sony withdrew Cyberpunk 2077 from its PlayStation store a week after its debut in December because of complaints about video games malfunctioning.

The role-playing game is called “open world, action-adventure story, the background is…a metropolis obsessed with power, charm and body modification”, the role of Hollywood star Keanu Reeves was postponed three times .

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Kicinski said: “I don’t see an option to shelve Cyberpunk 2077. We firmly believe that we can bring this game into a state we are proud of, and therefore successfully sell it.”

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