CD Projekt Red have released a statement regarding the theft of internal files, including some that belong to the studio's upcoming game Cyberpunk 2077.
Quick, someone get Liam Neeson on the phone!
Of all the developers to try and screw over those assholes go after the most gamer-friendly and gamer appreciated development studio in the industry? What the ever loving f***
This is how humans work. The most contradictory behavior is what suits us.
It sucks this happen, but im glad CD Projekt Red decided to go public with this rather than settle this by giving the culprit money. They arent promised anything if they pay them off, so might aswell just tell them off. Least they are open about it
Some men just want to watch the world burn.
There really are evil people in the world, and if you are not one of them, it's futile to try to understand them. The only understanding that the rest of us should want is where they like to be and when.
Looool why did this make me laugh. But on a serious note why them of all people. Though i wouldnt wish it on anyone but these guys are loved developers
Id prefer a classic B movie with Seagal
Of all the games to do this to...not saying I agree with it but they couldn't have gotten something on Half Life 3 instead
that game is locked up at CIA Headquarters by now.. get Tom Cruise and the rest of the IMF on that one :P
It may be possibly it was from someone on the inside to who wanted to try and make quick cash or leaked it themselves.
You can't steal information from something which doesn't exist.
I mean it probably does exist. There is no way they have nothing at all for HL3 considering the cliffhanger ending.
I was thinking the exact same thing...
They did, Half Life 2 stolen information was huge back in the day. Valve was almost done and decided to remake halflife 2.
Not condoning theft especially to good guy studios like CD Project Red but some details on the game would be nice
Why, so people can complain when the game changes throughout development (which is normal for any game) and they can scream about "downgrades"? Unfortunately there are too many dimwitted gamers these days who don't understand a thing about game development. Developers are right not to share their development process openly with gamers until closer to release.
Considering how gamer-friendly CD Projekt RED has been, this is cold. Meanwhile, I don't give a shit about some bribing crackers. If they want their files back, give it back.
Holy crap. Ciri must have teleported in, nabbed them and teleported out again!!!
why woudl she need to do that, she's already been to the world of cyberpunk 2077 and described it to geralt in Witcher 3
So we need someone to steal the files in order to see what the game is about hmm 🤔 Sounds to me like a die hard fan if you tell me
go play witcher 3 and you will learn more about cyberpunk 2077 than you will from this
I have it and i made a sarcastic remark which people in on n4g dont have
I knew that it was sarcasm. Just adding to it. The stuff mentioned in Witcher 3 will be more accurate than what the thieves took
No, they asked for a ransom. That's not someone stealing files because they couldn't wait.
That's messed up. CD Project RED is cool
Really cd project red cmon what did they do
You just don't mess CD Projekt RED, it's like kicking a puppy, you just don't do it.
Not only that but it's like kicking a puppy that's in the process of doing something adorable (like making a game).
This is why we can't have nice things....
I really don't understand what these people hope to accomplish with stealing things from a developer that hasn't done anything to deserve being targeted like this.
sure, but... what do they hope to accomplish? they allegedly stole old files that don't really have much to do with the current state of the game, so I fail to see how they think releasing those files would hurt CDPR in any way.
You're assuming they know how relevant what they stole is.
Wow. Great statement. They handled that excellently!
That was a dumb idea for the thieves. CD Projekt Red creates top notch games, sure the documents may spoil some things but it won't kill the project nor the hype around it. CDPR have nothing to worry about here so why pay?
Classy, good on them
Yea, I'll be avoiding any info those guys release, like the plague. I don't want to see anything from cyberpunk until cdpr is ready to show us. It would be great if they were just ignored.
Just give these guys back their stuff. WTF Bro!
Bloody hell. Hate these ransomware aholes. People really need to go Linux. Windows is full of holes it is horrendous.
Reality winner strikes again!!!
I'll be that guy and say I don't particularly like or care for the Witcher series (although GOG is amazing) but man this is bullshit, I can't believe this happened how on earth did this person or people get a hold of data like this I hope CDPR manages to track them down.
people really are scum
who stole these files and threatened this company, off with their hands, literally.
Guess this is similar to the stealing of "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "Orange is the New Black?" Wonder if they actually got anything..
This situation sounds like a game in and of itself. Wait a minute, did i take the blue or red pill?!
if you take the blue pill and notice an erection lasting longer than 4 hours, seek professional help. and by professional i am not talking about a doctor but someone of a certain industry who is very experienced with those sorts of... situations
I'm surprised this doesn't happen more with disgruntled employees etc... I hope they don't get a dime or any fame due to this
good that they acted before the culprits made a move
This IS intentional. "Cyber"- Relating to the culture of computers "Punk"- a worthless person Worthless people stealing computer files is what happened. This is GENIUS on CD Projekt Red's part
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