Who was going to tell us that, after the disastrous launch of Cyberpunk 2077 in terms of what it meant for the image of CD Projektthe video game was going to be the spearhead of the Polish company in the second half of 2022. Coinciding with the arrival of the patch 1.6 in September, the title enjoyed a reconciliation with the fans, and since then it has recorded a huge success in terms of players.
This resurrection of Cyberpunk 2077 almost two years after its release on PC and consoles has meant that, according to the data from the last financial report shared by the company recently, CD Projekt signs the best third quarter in its historywith a record in the fiscal results that ended on September 30.
They have achieved benefits of 21.3 million dollars
This has been confirmed in the last hours from CD Projekt, who explain that this success is “mostly due to strong sales of Cyberpunk 2077”, which as of September we knew were around 20 million units worldwide. The Polish group achieves, in this way, profits of 21.3 million dollars, with income of more than 54 million dollars. Of course, we still need to know what their results are for the last quarter of the year.
“While we believed in the success of the series, its debut exceeded our expectations. The popularity of the franchise and the positive reaction to the 1.6 update […] It had a considerable impact on the game’s sales.”
More Cyberpunk on the horizon
Although CD Projekt will surely feel more comfortable with the saga The Witcherwhich has not caused them as many headaches or seriously affected their image as the controversial launch of Cyberpunk 2077 did, the truth is that It’s not the last we’ll see of the franchise. set in the dystopian future.
Without going further, in 2023 the great expansion of the game will arrivecalled Phantom Liberty. This will offer even more hours of content, and will be exclusive to PC and the new generation of consoles. Likewise, CD Projekt plans to carry out future installments of Cyberpunkso everything indicates that it will become another of the company’s main sagas.