The Witcher 3 director resigns from CD Projekt, denies workplace bullying accusations
The Witcher 3 director Konrad Tomaszkiewicz has resigned from CD Projekt following an investigation into allegations of office bullying.
Tomaszkiewicz’s departure comes regardless of an investigation discovering him not responsible of office bullying (or mobbing, because it’s known as in Polish) and his personal denial of the unique allegations.
In accordance with Bloomberg, he acknowledges in a departure electronic mail that “lots of people are feeling worry, stress or discomfort when working with me” and apologizes for any “unhealthy blood” that got here because of his tenure at CD Projekt.
Tomaszkiewicz began at CD Projekt in 2004, and finally rose to function the Sport Director for CD Projekt’s longtime flagship recreation The Witcher 3 and in a lot of management roles on the studio’s most up-to-date (and controversial) launch, Cyberpunk 2077.
His departure comes as CD Projekt works to regain the belief of its playerbase following the troubled launch of Cyberpunk 2077, which has been suffering from bugs and efficiency points since launch. Tomaszkiewicz’s resignation additionally comes as consciousness of office misconduct, starting from bullying to sexual harassment, is at a excessive as a result of allegations made in opposition to high-ranking builders at studios like Riot Video games and Ubisoft over the previous couple of years.