Marchin Ibinsky, co-founder of CD Project Red (CDPR), co-president, apologized to users of’Cyberpunk 2077′ around the world.
On the 14th, CEO Marchin Lee Binsky directly appeared in a video on YouTube’s official account and commented on the optimization and bug issues that occurred after the release of’Cyberpunk 2077′. “The PC version’Cyberpunk 2077′ received good reviews, but the console version did not meet the quality we wanted,” he said. “Both I and the management apologize, and this video was created to publicly acknowledge it.” Said.
‘Cyber 2077’, which has been highly anticipated before its launch, has sold over 13 million copies worldwide as of the end of last year. However, shortly after launch, it was controversial when it turned out that the bugs and optimization issues were at a serious level. In particular, in the case of the console version, it was difficult to play the game, so Sony decided to delete the game from the PS store and refund it. Investors have made a class action action against CD Project Red, and the company’s stock price hasn’t shown signs of recovery after plunging more than 40%.
President Marchin Ibinsky said, “Please do not hold our team members responsible for this incident. “We worked really hard,” he said. “The final decision makers were me and the management team, and it was our decision to launch the game. He added, “I never intended this kind of situation,” he added. “I will do my best to restore your trust.”
According to him, the CDPR development team implemented a huge city on the PC version of’Cyberpunk 2077′ and tried to match it with the old console model. However, this work did not go smoothly. “It didn’t seem like a problem at first, but as time passed, we found out that we thought this process too easily,” said CEO Marchin Ibinsky. “Until the last moment, we tried to improve the quality of the console version.” . In addition, he explained that these processes were all carried out by telecommuting due to the Corona 19 situation, and that there were many difficulties in this process.
“Our goal is to fix the bugs and crashes that gamers experience on all platforms,” he said. Not only that, but we will continue to improve the game.” Lastly, he concluded the video with the words that “the plan to support Cyberpunk 2077 for a long time has not changed” and that “I am seriously taking this situation and are working tirelessly to correct the problem.”
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