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CD Projekt Purple, the developer of the recently launched Cyberpunk 2077, is being investigated by Poland’s Workplace of Competitors and Shopper Safety, based on Polish enterprise newspaper Dziennik Gazeta Prawna.
Poland’s official client watchdog workplace is reportedly conducting an investigation to find out whether or not the developer misled the gaming group concerning the playability of the sport on the earlier era of consoles. It should additionally look into how CD Projekt Purple is making an attempt to treatment the big selection of sport points, in addition to the way it’s responding to dissatisfied clients.
In its report, DGP cites an opinion piece from a Polish legal professional during which he outlines some potential punishments the developer might face. This features a advantageous equal to 10 p.c of the sport’s income, government-imposed obligatory refunds, or a bundle of free digital content material and “devices” for gamers who bought the sport for PS4 or Xbox One.
The sport launched in November 2020 after a number of delays however was nonetheless marred by an extra of bugs and glitches on current-gen consoles and PC, and was thought-about almost unplayable on the last-gen consoles. Gamers who bought the sport on last-gen have been provided refunds by Microsoft, Sony, and CD Projekt Purple. Sony even delisted the sport on the PlayStation retailer.
Regardless of the problems, the sport has still sold over 13 million copies—and that takes into consideration the returns. Even so, the corporate’s repute has taken successful and it might lose much more pending the outcomes of this investigation.