Life is not easy for CD Projekt Red, the company responsible for the development of the controversial Cyberpunk 2077. After all the problems presented by the game, which even led to its withdrawal from Sony’s PlayStation Store, several investors sued the company for this have not been clear with them regarding these flaws.
But now the creator has made a point of publicly announcing that she will defend herself in court against this action that she is now subject to.
If you are not understanding the context, we explain it in a simple and quick way.
Cyberpunk 2077 was one of the most anticipated games in 2020. And after being postponed several times, it was finally released on December 10, 2020. However, the first reviews of the game, for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, revealed that the game was a real failure, full of various flaws and bugs. This opinion was also shared by several players around the world.
As a consequence, Sony even removed the game from the PlayStation Store and initiated refunds to injured players. And even the promise of the game's creator, CD Projekt Red, to solve the problems with the various updates, did not deter the Japanese manufacturer.
More recently, a Lawyer's office, representing a group of gambling investors, sued CD Projekt Red. Investors claim that the company deceived them for not being clear and transparent about the gambling problems.
CD Projekt Red will defend itself against court action
In response, the creator of Cyberpunk 2077 made it known publicly that will defend itself against the action brought against you due to the game's flaws. According to the official statement:
The CD Projekt Red Board of Directors, with an office in Warsaw (hereinafter referred to as “the Company”), hereby announces that it has today received confirmation from a law firm that a joint civil action has been brought in the California District Court. The firm acts on behalf of a group of US investors who operate under the 'OTGLY' and 'OTGLF' stock symbols and are based on the Company's shares.
The plaintiffs ask the court to judge whether the decisions and actions taken by the Company and the members of its Board of Directors, together with the launch of Cyberpunk 2077, constitute a violation of federal law. For example, how to deceive investors and, consequently, harm them. The action does not specify the amount of compensation sought. The Company will take vigorous action to defend itself against these allegations.
It seems that this will be a complicated process, but interesting from the point of view of the players and those who follow this controversy. For these, certainly, will want to know what the defense arguments that CD Projekt Red will have to present, as well as the outcome of this action.