CD Projekt revenue up 29% for first half of 2021

CD Projekt revenue up 29% for first half of 2021

Polish games firm CD Projekt has reported a 29 per cent increase in revenue for the six months ending June 2021.

Per the company's report for the six month period, the outfit brought in zł470.7 million ($123.7 million), with the majority of this coming from the firm's CD Projekt Red studio arm. This division was behind zł371.9 million ($97.7 million), of which zł359 million ($94.4 million) was from "sales of products".

Speaking to investors, CFO Piotr Nielubowicz said that Cyberpunk 2077 was "the leading source of revenue" for the company.

CD Projekt hasn't provided any update on how well Cyberpunk 2077 has sold to date; at last official count – on December 20th, 2020 – the title had shifted 13 million copies. Before launch, the firm announced that the game had been pre-ordered eight million times.

The company has decreased the amount of money it had set aside for settling with physical distributors over Cyberpunk 2077's launch by zł 39.5 million ($10.4 million).

Sales revenue from CD Projekt's GOG digital storefront arm remained steady with the previous 12 months.

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