CD Projekt donates $950,000 to prevent Coronavirus spread

CD Projekt, the parent company of dev studio of the Witcher series fame, announced they donated roughly $950,000 to fight the spread of Coronavirus in Poland. The donation is split between the board of directors and the company itself.

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BigBosss7d ago

God bless them and God help us all. Stay safe everyone

fr0sty7d ago (Edited 7d ago )

That's one tenth of what Facebook, a multi-BILLION dollar company, offered to give. Impressive (and shameful for FB).

Jon615867d ago

What have you given? Because if you haven't given anything you have know room to talk about how much one should've given.

AnubisG7d ago

Who decides how much an individual or a company must give to not be called "shameful"?

Be grateful that Facebook gave anything. How much did you give?

Shane Kim7d ago

If we give the amount in percentage that fb gave it wouldn't amount for anything. It would be like we gave a cent.

Atticus_finch6d ago

Why are you guys defending efffing FB. SMH

rainslacker6d ago (Edited 6d ago )

Yeah. Shameful of facebook to just give away 10 million of their liquid capital.

Shame, shame shame. March them through the streets naked and throw rotten food at them.

I'm not a fan of FB, but give credit where it's due.

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AnubisG7d ago

Good guy CDprojektRed.

My only wish is that because of this pendemic, humanity will finally find the cure for viruses so we don't have to suffer through a flu, cold or this ever again.

Atticus_finch6d ago

Sorry dude, that's not how it works. The virus has to come into existance before we can try to develop a vaccine. That's why you need a flu shot every year. Viruses are constantly changing.
But one thing is sure, the entire world should be much better prepared for next time.

rainslacker6d ago

The vaccine for the flu is basically a version of the flu they expect to be prevalent that year, in a form that doesnt replicate persistently. Your bodies immune system fights off the basic version, then is more like to be immune to the actual flu virus. Because of this, there is no way to just make a permanent vaccine, and the cold and flu are two different kinds of viruses.

Xristo7d ago

Considering was in financial trouble last year, this is huge of CDPR to do. What an amazing company.

lobyz5d ago (Edited 5d ago )

if they couldn't afford it, they wouldn't. Don't forget the incredible increase of witcher game sales with the netflix serie and the royalties for all derived goodies. It's colossal. Not for nothing they have finally announced a new witcher game while they said some months ago it would not be a new witcher game development before several years (stay a good news I love this ip).