An inside investigation discovered him not responsible.

witcher 3Konrad Tomaszkiewicz, the director of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, CD Projekt Crimson’s most profitable sport, has resigned, in keeping with studies from Bloomberg. Tomaszkiewicz denies the allegations. In line with an e-mail Bloomberg obtained, CD Projekt Crimson had been conducting a months-long investigating studies that Tomaszkiewicz had been mobbing, a Polish workplace time period for bullying, different employees members. Within the e-mail, Tomaszkiewicz wrote {that a} fee had been shaped to analyze the allegations and had decided that he was not responsible. Tomaszkiewicz is resigning anyway.

Regardless of being discovered not responsible, “lots of people are feeling worry, stress or discomfort when working with me,” he wrote within the e-mail. Tomaszkiewicz additionally apologized to employees “for all of the unhealthy blood I’ve brought on.”

Tomaszkiewicz was anticipated to have a major position within the improvement of the following Witcher sport. Tomaszkiewicz confirmed his departure to Bloomberg, saying he was “unhappy, a bit disenchanted and resigned.”

It’s an infinite blow to an organization that has been reeling because the disastrous launch of Cyberpunk 2077, on which Tomaszkiewicz was the second director and head of manufacturing, in December of final yr. The sport ran effectively on PC however was buggy and practically unplayable on consoles, which brought on Sony to tug the sport from the PlayStation Retailer and Microsoft to supply full refunds to anybody to bought the sport from the Microsoft Retailer.

CD Projekt Crimson personally refunded 30,000 copies of the video games. Whole loses on refunds are reported to be greater than $50 million, however it’s exhausting to really feel too unhealthy for CD Projekt Crimson. The studio knew in regards to the issues on consoles; they launched the sport anyway. Maybe extra damning is that CD Projekt Crimson tried to cover how damaged the sport was by solely sending out PC copies and stopping reviewers from capturing their very own footage. 

As for Tomaszkiewicz, he hopes to alter. “I’m going to proceed engaged on myself,” he wrote within the aforementioned e-mail. “Altering conduct is an extended and arduous course of, however I’m not giving up, and I hope to alter.”


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