Cyberpunk 2077 dev CD Projekt estimates document income for 2020

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CD Projekt is not because of share its full-year financials till April 22, however that hasn’t stopped the Cyberpunk and The Witcher developer from sharing a sneak peek at estimated figures forward of time.

The corporate shared a single slide to its IR-focused Twitter account at this time, reporting estimated consolidated gross sales income of two.139 billion PLN and consolidated web revenue of 1.154 billion PLN.

Transformed to USD, that is roughly $562.4 million in income and $303.6 million in revenue for the monetary yr that includes CD Projekt’s controversial launch of Cyberpunk 2077. As highlighted by business analyst Daniel Ahmad, that is fairly the leap in comparison with years previous, and at the very least double what CDP reported in years pushed by the success of The Witcher 3 and associated video games.

In fact, the whole 2.139 billion PLN consists of income from CD Projekt’s usually highly effective again catalog as well as no matter it’d’ve generated from Cyberpunk 2077‘s first month or so out on the planet.

The total report on Monday needs to be an fascinating one given the extremely unusual scenario CD Projekt discovered itself in following Cyberpunk 2077‘s December 10, 2020 launch.

The much-hyped and long-awaited recreation launched late final yr after a barrage of delays. On launch day CD Projekt was fast to report that there have been over 8 million preorders for Cyberpunk 2077 by launch and that it estimated, on the time, that the sport had already recouped its improvement and advertising and marketing prices.

Important points had been quickly found by gamers as soon as the sport’s retail rollout continued, starting from bugs and crashes on higher-end {hardware} to points rendering the sport unplayable on last-generation consoles just like the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One. These points had been so vital that Sony eliminated Cyberpunk 2077 from digital sale, and the sport has but to reappear regardless of a handful of fixes since.

Whereas Sony and Microsoft each shared refund steps particularly over the state of Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt itself began facilitating refunds of bodily copies of Cyberpunk 2077 “out of our personal pocket if crucial.”

Nonetheless, by December 22 CD Projekt reported 13 million copies of Cyberpunk offered, and simply this week CD Projekt joint CEO Adam Kicinski stated the studio was “satisfied” its fixes will get Cyberpunk to the purpose the place they will “efficiently promote it for years to return,” very similar to CDPR has with The Witcher 3 for the final half-decade.

The total report of CD Projekt’s financials and accompanying investor name for the yr ending December 31, 2020 needs to be fascinating with all this in thoughts, however given how a lot of the refund and restore course of bled into 2021, it is not clear if even this report will paint an entire image of the affect of Cyberpunk 2077‘s launch.





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