merely put: CD Projekt Red hasn’t launched a non-mobile sport since 2020, however final 12 months was the second most profitable within the firm’s historical past. It recorded a rise in income and internet revenue, a lot of which was resulting from greater gross sales of “Cyberpunk 2077” and decrease working prices.
CD Projekt Red’s newest monetary outcomes confirmed it had income of $222 million final 12 months, up from $207 million the 12 months earlier than. Net revenue can also be up year-over-year, leaping 66% from $49 million in 2021 to $81 million in 2022. An 18% drop in working prices additionally helped the corporate obtain profitability.
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Much of the corporate’s luck final 12 months was resulting from elevated gross sales of Cyberpunk 2077. A next-gen replace in February 2022 helped its reputation, however the sport’s huge revival got here after the debut of Netflix’s Cyberpunk: Edge Runner sequence. Like The Witcher, Netflix’s stellar anime has led to a surge in gross sales for CDPR’s video games.
Last 12 months’s progress nonetheless fell wanting the preliminary gross sales of Cyberpunk 2077 when it was launched. Despite its many issues at launch, the sport offered 13 million copies in ten days. As of September 2022, whole world gross sales will exceed 20 million models. It’s acquired numerous criticism for its many bugs and efficiency points, however the replace brings the present Cyberpunk 2077 nearer to the sport we’re wanting ahead to in 2020.
“The reputation of the sequence (Edgerunners) and the constructive response to the replace launched every week earlier than the premiere had a noticeable impression on Cyberpunk gross sales and the final sentiment of the sport, as evidenced by gamer feedback .It’s a transparent signal that getting extra deeply concerned with our franchises and increasing their attain is the fitting method to go,” stated Adam Kicinski, CEO of CD Projekt Red.
CD Projekt Red added that it’s going to reveal extra about Cyberpunk 2077’s first (and solely) main story DLC, Phantom Liberty, at a devoted showcase this June forward of its launch later this 12 months. .
CD Projekt Red has additionally restarted growth on its Witcher spin-off Project Sirius, which is being developed by the corporate’s The Molasses Flood studio. There are plans for extra Witcher video games and a sequel to Cyberpunk 2077. Check out all the main points on these video games right here.