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CD Projekt refutes rumours about cut Cyberpunk 2077 content

CD Projekt refutes rumours about cut Cyberpunk 2077 content

Polish games firm CD Projekt has refuted the claims made allegedly by a developer at the studio.

In a post on Twitter, the studio said that it does not normally comment on rumours, but wanted to deny what is written in the post, saying it "is simply not true."

Someone claiming to be an employee at CD Projekt wrote that there was initially meant to be a huge sewer and underground part of Cyberpunk 2077's Night City setting but this was ditched as execs felt it "looked ugly."

The developer also claimed that "morale is on an all time down," perhaps unsurprising, while PlayStation maker Sony "is roasting [CD Projekt's] asses. The "intended" version of Cyberpunk 2077 apparently "might be ready by June 2021."

Cyberpunk 2077 launched on December 10th following a number of delays. Since release, CD Projekt has faced a wealth of criticism for the game's quality, with Sony pulling the game from the PlayStation Store. The company's stock dipped 15 per cent overnight after this took place.

Meanwhile, investors are suing the company over allegations they were misled. CD Projekt has vowed "vigorous action" to fight these suits.

The game has apparently lost 79 per cent of its players on Steam already, less than a month after launch.


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Alex Calvin is a freelance journalist who writes about the business of games. He started out at UK trade paper MCV in 2013 and left as deputy editor over three years later. In June 2017, he joined Steel Media as the editor for new site PCGamesInsider.biz. In October 2019 he left this full-time position at the company but still contributes to the site on a daily basis. He has also written for GamesIndustry.biz, VGC, Games London, The Observer/Guardian and Esquire UK.

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