Poland’s Workplace of Competitors and Client Safety (UOKiK) is investigating CD Projekt, developer and writer of Cyberpunk 2077. This information was first reported by Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, a Polish enterprise newspaper.
A spokesperson from UOKiK, Małgorzata Cieloc, advised the press that they approached the developer in an effort to know what occurred with the sport to make it launch within the state that it did. The actions being taken to enhance the sport and convey it as much as customary are additionally being investigated.
The assertion within the paper reads that UOKiK shall be checking on what actions CD Projekt Red is taking to make sure that the sport works throughout all consoles. This contains amendments and options like patches and bug fixes, which CD Projekt Pink has claimed are on the way in which.
The physique can also be checking on what CD Projekt Group is doing in regards to the complaints which were filed by gamers. These complaints vary from points with the sport equivalent to visible bugs, to game-breaking crashes that make it unattainable to play on older consoles just like the PS4 and Xbox One.
The following phases of this investigation haven’t been determined as of but. UOKiK will decide on how you can transfer ahead as soon as they’ve heard again from CD Projekt Pink on all of those issues.
Curiously, the newspaper additionally introduced in Dominik Jędrzejko, a lawyer, to advise on the place this investigation might go. He defined that the developer could possibly be the topic of “unfair market apply” regardless of their finest efforts to maneuver ahead and repair the sport as a lot as doable. All of it comes right down to the situation that the title launched in.
If UOKiK finds that CD Projekt Pink has been deceptive customers within the lead as much as the launch of Cyberpunk 2077, they could possibly be fined 10 p.c of their annual earnings, or be pressured to present out refunds. The extent of these refunds isn’t recognized proper now.
Cyberpunk 2077 launched in December after three delays in 2020 alone. The sport’s pre-launch advertising and marketing confirmed a pristine launch that was able to be performed on all consoles. The ultimate product labored on PS5, PC, and Xbox Collection X/S, however on PS4 and Xbox One it was a large number.
Many customers demanded refunds, and got them. On the time of writing, the sport continues to be not listed on Sony’s PlayStation Retailer as a result of sheer variety of refund requests and high quality of the sport.
Hopefully this investigation reveals why CD Projekt Pink launched their recreation in what man deem to be an unfinished state.