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CD Project: GOG Causes Loss, Cyberbank Updates 2022

CD Projekt’s quarterly report reveals that GOG is unprofitable. As early as 2019, there were signs that the sales platform was slipping into red. The report also reveals news about extensions for Cyberbunk 2077 (trial).

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Sales of the CD project increased by 40 percent compared to the previous year. The company explains that by investing in Cyberbank 2077 and investing in new projects that are in the early stages of their respective growth, profits are declining at the same time. The situation is different for GOG. Although a slight increase of three per cent was recorded in sales, it slipped into red overall. Profits of 27,000 euros from the third quarter of 2020 are comparable to a loss of 1.01 million euros this year.

The reasons for this did not go to CD Projekt. The omens for the store were really positive: in addition, the new AAA games, most recently Psychonauts 2 (tested) were released there. In addition, there are always classics that are considered to be lost, including all kinds of Star Trek games only in the fall. The list now has a total of 5,600 games. Sees primarily in providing opportunities for team development “Brand new games“With each new release, GOG’s popularity and sales increase. In addition, the number of user accounts is steadily growing. Fierce competition in the store segment will be detrimental to these efforts.

Cyberpunk will be planted in 2022

At the same time, CD Projekt confirmed that the next gen version of Cyberpunk 2077 will not appear until the first quarter – until 2022. An updated version of The Witcher 3 will follow in the second quarter.

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Meanwhile, the company’s developers are developing another patch for the cyberbank roll-flaming game, which will appear at the same time as the next-gen version. The last update for version 1.31 appeared in September. Tariff extension is also in the works. CD Projekt does not disclose how free DLC works. So far, only a small extension with some clothing and another vehicle has been released.