With Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt accomplishes the most sales in the first month of a video game launch in history, in spite of its problems.

The most controversial launch that is remembered in a long period of time has actually not avoided Cyberpunk 2077– with a new upgrade currently offered– from being thought about a fantastic success for CD Projekt, although it has actually triggered numerous problems, even legal. Two weeks after a month has passed because its arrival in shops, there is currently new official data on its sales figures, and the conclusion could not be more illuminating: in spite of the returns performed on multiple platforms, Cyberpunk 2077 has actually accomplished the very best digital release ever.

This is clear from a SuperData report that, although it does not take into account these returns, it does clarify that these “have actually not significantly affected sales of the game.” In overall, SuperData figures in no less than 10.2 million copies offered in digital format of Cyberpunk 2077 given that its launch on December 10.

According to SuperData, this accomplishment is primarily due to 2 factors: on the one hand, a fantastic and powerful marketing campaign that has been able to create an excessive buzz around the video game. On the other, the freehand credit for CD Projekt thanks to The Witcher franchise. Both elements have actually resulted in immediate results in the sales of Cyberpunk 2077, although the controversy produced around the game makes it possible to expect a considerable reduction in the pace of sales.

What has actually come after the sales success

In addition, it is detailed that 80% of these sales have actually been on PC, a platform where the game works as it needs to and where the analyzes were carried out before its launch, given the rejection of CD Projekt to provide copies of the console version, another of the points that has actually damaged the image of the Polish research study. “Regardless of the short-term monetary success, the intense criticism now implies that the designer is going to have to invest a substantial quantity of resources to fix the game and rehabilitate its image prior to the launch of its next video game,” the report said.

On The Other Hand, CD Projekt continues to work on the game according to strategies that include improvement spots for PS5 and Xbox Series, a DLC previously this year and numerous updates to enhance its performance on various platforms.


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