Cyberpunk 2077 Offered 13.7 Million Copies In 21 Days
CD Projekt has introduced its newest earnings outcomes, and Cyberpunk 2077, regardless of its technical points and PR debacles, has confirmed to be an infinite success for the corporate. The sport bought 13.7 million copies in 2020 alone, making it probably the most profitable RPG launches in historical past. This determine components in those that returned the sport for a refund, as properly.
The sport launched on December 10, 2020, which implies it bought all these copies within the house of three weeks, or simply 21 days. An enormous launch for Cyberpunk 2077 was no shock, as the sport achieved 8 million pre-orders and bought 13 million copies in its first 10 days.
Cyberpunk 2077’s launch in December was marred with points, significantly for its last-generation editions. The issues had been so unhealthy that Sony pulled the sport from sale on PSN, and it is nonetheless MIA. Since launch, CD Projekt Crimson has defined the sport’s technical points, regularly supported the sport with patches, and promised to vary its methods sooner or later.
In a post-earnings name, CD Projekt Crimson administration confirmed it processed 30,000 refunds. In complete, CD Projekt Crimson stated it spent round 8.46 million PLN ($2.23 million) for its “Assist Me Refund” program, in keeping with GI.biz.
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The launch points with Cyberpunk 2077 additionally reportedly led to CD Projekt Crimson’s resolution to again away from its deliberate standalone multiplayer sport. The way forward for Cyberpunk 2077’s multiplayer formally stays unsure, nonetheless.
CD Projekt Crimson has stated it stays dedicated to fixing Cyberpunk 2077 so the sport can proceed to promote for years into the long run. CD Projekt Crimson additionally reaffirmed throughout its earnings briefing that the bespoke PS5 and Xbox Collection X|S editions of Cyberpunk 2077–and The Witcher 3–remain on schedule to launch within the second half of 2021.
When it comes to gross sales by platform, PC led the best way with 56% of gross sales, or 7.67 million copies. PS4 got here in at 28%, or 3.84 million, whereas Xbox One rounded out the group with 17% of gross sales, or 3.84 million models, as shared by CD Projekt Crimson and relayed by analyst Daniel Ahmad.
Additionally within the report, CD Projekt Crimson disclosed that Cyberpunk 2077’s price range was about 1.2 billion PLN, which works out to round $315 million USD.
73% or 10 million of Cyberpunk 2077 copies had been bought digitally.
If we assume all of the PC gross sales had been digital, meaning digital gross sales on console had been a minimal of ~38%, seemingly greater.
The entire price range for Cyberpunk 2077 was 1.2bn PLN / $315 million. pic.twitter.com/1CmmxyWCoY
— Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) April 22, 2021
CD Projekt Crimson additionally disclosed that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt had its strongest gross sales 12 months in 2020 for the reason that sport was launched in 2015. The sport has now bought greater than 30 million copies, whereas the Witcher franchise general has now handed 50 million models bought.
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