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CD Projekt Red Settles Lawsuit Over Cyberpunk 2077’s Rough Launch for $1.85 Million

CD Projekt Red has settled another lawsuit over Cyberpunk 2077’s rough launch for $1.85 million.

As reported by game spot, settlement CD Projekt Red will pay settlement administration costs, taxes, legal fees, etc. to investors who purchased shares between January 16, 2020 and December 17, 2020.

Investors filed a class action lawsuit in 2020, claiming that CD Projekt Red hid the state of Cyberpunk 2077 from them. At least on consoles, after the game launched with some bugs that made it unplayable for many people.

Several lawsuits were filed against CD Projekt Red after the game’s launch, one of which was settled in December 2021 for the same $1.85 million amount.

Cyberpunk 2077 was buggy for several months, and as a result was removed from the PlayStation Store entirely, returning in June 2021. CD Projekt Red has updated the game several times since, but its players’ It led to a resurgence – base and won Steam’s Labor of Love award in early January.

Cyberpunk 2077’s biggest leap forward was arguably the February 2022 next-gen update, or version 1.5 release for PC players, which added several bug fixes and free DLC to the game.

The theme continued in September, when developer CD Projekt Red released an update to Edgerunners to coincide with the launch of the anime series (which itself was praised by both fans and critics). It also continued to build excitement by announcing the upcoming Phantom of His Liberty expansion this year and revealing that its sequel, codenamed Orion, is also in the works.

Ryan Dinsdale is an IGN freelancer and UK news editor. He talks about witchers all day long.

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