Polish playmaker CD Projekt was infected with Lawsuit The Warsaw-based company allegedly lied about the unfinished game case in order to protect its share price.
The lawsuit, filed Thursday in US District Court in Central California by New York-based Rosen Law Firm, criticizes CD Projekt for its recent release of Cyberpunk 2077.
The blockbuster game – which features Hollywood star Keanu Reeves as a leading player – has seen a catastrophic spread, with players and reviewers reporting that the software is virtually unplayable for many with the current generation of PlayStation 4 and Xbox Series X consoles.
CD Projekt acted with « reckless disregard for the truth » when inflating its game, failing to inform both investors and customers that it will not be fully finished and playable for many players until at least February, Rosen’s lawyers He said in a statement.
The problems were reportedly so severe and widespread that Sony was He had to pull it off From its PlayStation Store, while Xbox manufacturer Microsoft offered refunds.
« [Investors] He would not have bought the company’s securities at the artificially inflated prices they did, or at all, “had they known about the bug-ridden state of the game, the lawsuit states.
CD Projekt earlier this month released an apology to players for now allowing them to « make a more informed decision » about their $ 60 purchase.
The game’s troubled rollout has sent CD Projekt shares down 40 percent since early December, when reports of the game’s seemingly unfinished state of affairs began making waves a week before its launch.
CD Projekt said this week it sold 13 million copies of Cyberpunk 2077 between December 10 and 20 – less than the 16.4 million units analysts predicted. The demand for video games Rocket.