CD Projekt Pink will purchase the Canadian studio Digital Scapes, which assisted the Polish developer on Cyberpunk 2077. In its announcement of the deal, CD Projekt Pink stated it had been working with the Vancouver-based Digital Scapes for 3 years already.
In buying Digital Scapes, CD Projekt Pink is creating a 3rd studio that will probably be henceforth generally known as CD Projekt Pink Vancouver. It joins the studio’s fundamental groups in Krakow and Wroclaw Poland, and all three will work collectively on the corporate’s upcoming video games.
“For 3 years we have now been intently working collectively, and we belief them utterly. Digital Scapes have put in a substantial amount of work throughout the making of Cyberpunk 2077, helping with growth of the sport and optimizing its varied options,” CD Projekt Pink head of manufacturing and CTO Paweł Zawodny stated. “Along with contributing to our tasks the brand new workforce will assist us good our applied sciences and can broaden our competences on this respect. “We imagine that the vastly gifted Digital Scapes crew is the right basis upon which to construct a wider CD Projekt Pink Vancouver workforce.”
Heading up CD Projekt Pink Vancouver is Marcin Chudy, who himself is Polish-Canadian.
“Being a Polish Canadian, I personally take nice satisfaction in constructing bridges between Canadian and Polish sport growth industries,” he stated. “It is a nice alternative for Canadian builders to get entangled with CD Projekt Pink’s unimaginable IP and for CD Projekt Pink to faucet into Canada’s deep expertise pool and game-making craft.”
Certainly, Vancouver is likely one of the largest sport growth hubs in Canada, alongside Montreal, Toronto, Quebec, and others.
CD Projekt Pink Vancouver has round 12 workers proper now, however the firm didn’t say if it plans to develop on account of the buyout.
It has been a tumultuous time for CD Projekt Pink, which launched Cyberpunk 2077 in December to a blended response and many bugs and points. Simply this week, CD Projekt Pink launched an update for the game containing 500+ fixes. Nevertheless, it stays to be seen if the sport will probably be reinstated on PSN.
Regardless of the problems, Cyberpunk 2077 had one of many most successful commercial launches for an RPG in the history of video games.