Witcher Game From The Molasses Flood Being Re-evaluated by CD Projekt Red
CD Projekt Red is re-evaluating The Molasses Flood’s upcoming Witcher game, codenamed Sirius, and has filed a claim for damages as a result.
Shared by Twitter user Game Over Thirty (below) Notice to investors From CD Projekt Red. Impairment charges are filed by companies to write off assets that have declined in value or have been completely lost.
What this means for the game is unknown at this time, but it’s possible that CD Projekt Red has essentially reset development.
1/ CD Projekt Group bears impairment charges for Project Sirius. They seem to have evaluated the commercial viability of the current design and dropped it. indicates that there is https://t.co/mjuxGcozSX
— Game Over Thirty (aka RallyCarDelta) (@GameOverThirty) March 20, 2023
While denying that the project will be scrapped entirely, as Senior Communications Manager Paweł Burza told IGN, “Our current focus is to ensure that Project Sirius is in line with the strategy of the CD PROJEKT Group. to make sure there is.
“At this time, we have not provided any insight into the evaluation of the project or its potential future framework.”
Sirius was announced last October, along with three other new Witcher games. At that time, it was only in pre-production, and it was two or three years away at the most, promising to bring the world of The Witcher to an audience beyond RPG series fans.
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Molasses Flood, a studio owned by CD Projekt Red, increased adoption of Sirius. Alongside Fool’s Theory, who are working on The Witcher Remake, they become one of the first developers to create a Witcher game outside of CD Projekt Red’s core studio.
However, the company has a history of scrapping non-CD Projekt Red Witcher games. A remake of The Witcher was previously planned by French studio Widescreen Games in development for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, but despite millions of dollars being invested in it, it was eventually scrapped. has been discontinued.
Ryan Dinsdale is an IGN freelancer and UK news editor. He talks about witchers all day long.