In short: CD Projekt Pink hasn’t launched a non-mobile recreation since 2020, but final 12 months was the second most-successful within the firm’s historical past. It recorded a rise in income and web revenue, a lot of which was attributable to an uptick in Cyberpunk 2077 gross sales, whereas working prices fell.
CD Projekt Pink’s newest monetary outcomes present that it introduced in $222 million in income final 12 months, up from the $207 million it made the earlier 12 months. Web revenue was additionally up year-on-year, leaping 66% from $49 million in 2021 to $81 million in 2022. An 18% fall in working prices additionally helped the corporate’s backside line.
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A lot of the corporate’s luck final 12 months resulted from elevated Cyberpunk 2077 gross sales. The following-gen replace in February 2022 helped its reputation, however the recreation’s large resurgence adopted the debut of Netflix’s Cyberpunk: Edgerunners sequence. Because it did with The Witcher, Netflix’s good anime resulted in a surge in gross sales for CDPR’s recreation.
Final 12 months’s enhance nonetheless did not match the preliminary gross sales Cyberpunk 2077 loved at launch. Regardless of the various issues it skilled at launch, the sport offered 13 million copies in ten days. As of September 2022, the entire variety of items offered was over 20 million worldwide. It confronted loads of criticism for the various bugs and efficiency points, however updates have made the present Cyberpunk 2077 lots nearer to the sport we have been anticipating in 2020.
“The recognition of the sequence (Edgerunners) and the constructive reception of the replace, launched per week earlier than the premiere, had a notable impact on Cyberpunk gross sales and basic sentiment across the recreation, as evidenced by avid gamers’ critiques. This can be a clear signal that deeper involvement in our franchises and increasing their attain is the best technique to go,” stated CD Projekt Pink CEO Adam Kicinski.
CD Projekt Pink added that it could reveal extra details about the primary (and solely) large story DLC for Cyberpunk 2077, Phantom Liberty, in a devoted showcase this June forward of its launch someday later this 12 months.
CD Projekt Pink has additionally restarted growth of its Witcher spin-off Mission Sirius, a spin-off developed by the corporate’s The Molasses Flood studio. There are plans to make a number of extra Witcher video games in addition to a sequel to Cyberpunk 2077. Try all the small print of these titles here.