Some time in the past, somebody posted a collection of unsubstantiated claims on GameFAQs purportedly from a disgruntled CD Projekt RED worker, detailing Cyberpunk 2077‘s development troubles and the studio’s inside state of affairs. Given the circumstances surrounding the sport’s launch, the rumor caught a variety of consideration, prompting CD Projekt RED to formally debunk it.
In a quick tweet linking to a Reddit thread devoted to discussing the rumor, CD Projekt RED stated:
Normally we don’t touch upon rumors however this time we wished to make an exception as this story is just not true.https://t.co/JuOTY2qJbM
— Cyberpunk 2077 (@CyberpunkRecreation) January 6, 2021
Part of the debunked statements made reference to content material allegedly minimize from the sport, which many assumed is true as a result of gamers have been discovering unutilized content material like a whole monorail system and a romance choice. While CD Projekt RED hasn’t commented on the monorail system, talking of the latter, the studio stated that the romance choice gamers discovered within the recreation’s recordsdata was by no means part of the inventive imaginative and prescient and artistic course of.
As far as worker resignations and low morale are involved, the assertion appears to be impressed by a Bloomberg report that exposed CD Projekt RED’s administration faced backlash from developers in a company-wide assembly. Employees have been reportedly upset about crunch main as much as launch, and the best way the controversy was dealt with as soon as it grew to become clear that Cyberpunk 2077‘s last-gen variations weren’t prepared for launch.
CD Projekt RED is presently going through a number of lawsuits in reference to Cyberpunk 2077.