Cyberpunk 2077 developer will need crunch before November launch


Cyberpunk 2077 According to Bloomberg reports developer CD Projek Red is reportedly implementing a mandatory crunch period before the game’s November release date. According to an email allegedly leaked from the Polish company, employees would need a six-day work week – “the specific amount of their work and one day of the weekend”.

Earlier, CD Projekt Red promised that its employees would not have to “crunch” – that is, to work at intervals of time to complete a game. However, in January, CD Project Red CEO Adam Kinski admitted during an investor call that a “somewhat” crunch would be necessary in completing the game. Cyberpunk 2077 It has been delayed several times, the move that viewers hoped would ease the shortfall. The game is now slated for 19 November.

As reported by Bloomberg, CD Project Studios head Adam Badowski sent an email informing employees about the required crunch period.

“I take it upon myself to get a full response to the decision,” Badowski wrote in the email. “I know what we have said about the crunch is in direct opposition to it. It is also in direct opposition that I personally grew up believing some time ago – that the crunch should never be the answer. But we have extended all other possible means of navigating the situation. “

An employee also told Bloomberg that some workers have already been doing poorly “for more than a year”. CD Projekt Red has not responded to Polygon’s request for comment.

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