CD Projekt, the Polish studio behind one of the crucial anticipated and derided video games of 2020, can have numerous explaining to do when it updates buyers on its technique on Tuesday. Cyberpunk 2077, a futuristic role-playing recreation that includes Keanu Reeves, launched in December to scathing opinions amid studies of bugs. Analysts say it should current a reputable plan to repair these issues and to start out regaining the belief of players and buyers.
“(We count on) a smart autopsy of what went incorrect within the CY77 improvement course of and the way the studio would forestall this from occurring once more with different video games,” Jefferies analyst Lyra Li stated.
The corporate, which has misplaced 50 % of its market worth since December, was unlikely to flag any new video games in improvement and would as an alternative deal with repairing the harm brought on by Cyberpunk 2077’s botched launch, analysts stated.
“The corporate must show that it could be taught from its errors and is ready to flip a short-term disaster into long-term success,” stated Piotr Cieslak, managing director at Poland’s Retail Buyers Affiliation.
CD Projekt’s shares jumped 9 % on Monday amid hypothesis about plans at no cost and paid downloadable content material (DLC) for Cyberpunk on the social media platform Reddit.
CD Projekt stated it could not touch upon market hypothesis.
Maciej Kietlinski, analyst at Noble Securities, stated if the discharge of three paid DLCs is true, it could imply that the corporate has an concept for the restore and improvement of the Cyberpunk universe.
“It will take a pair massive DLCs to stir up curiosity in Cyberpunk 2077. Add substantial content material, add storylines, add playability and re-playability. Repair the remaining glitches,” stated Claudio Lenato, a 26-year-old gamer from Italy.
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