Two legislation corporations have introduced authorized motion to CD Projekt RED over the botched Cyberpunk launch.
Regardless of the robust gross sales Cyberpunk 2077 has loved out the gate, the open world RPG’s launch has been a disastrous one for developer CD Projekt RED in a number of methods. The sport has been on the receiving finish of widespread criticism for its litany of technical points, particularly on base PS4 and Xbox One consoles. Not solely has it been delisted from the PlayStation Retailer (with Microsoft additionally providing refunds to Xbox One gamers and CDPR themselves having provided restricted refunds to retail purchasers), it’s additionally seemed probably for some time that CD Projekt RED will probably be hit with a category motion lawsuit. That, in actual fact, is precisely what’s ended up occurring.
In truth, they’ve been hit with not one, however two class motion lawsuits, from New York Metropolis’s Rosen Regulation Agency and Los Angeles’ The Schall Regulation Agency. Each corporations, as you would possibly guess, have alleged ” made false and deceptive statements to the market.” The vast majority of their arguments lie within the almost unplayable state the sport launched in on base PS4 and Xbox One consoles, which is the place numerous Cyberpunk 2077’s playerbase and potential customers lie, which has led to the corporate’s inventory plummeting and traders consequently shedding cash.
Earlier than Cyberpunk 2077 launched, CD Projekt RED stated in an traders name that the sport’s efficiency was “surprisingly good” on the PS4 and Xbox One, and steered that the sport wouldn’t have many disruptive bugs. Each these issues have been very unfaithful, on reflection. In truth, evaluation aggregation web site OpenCritic additionally has a warning on its Cyberpunk web page that accuses CDPR of deliberately deceptive customers.
Cyberpunk 2077 is at present obtainable on PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Stadia.