At the end of last year, the Polish studio CD Projekt RED delivered its long awaited Cyberpunk 2077. A title with obvious qualities, but shot down by a shovelful of bugs on the one hand, but also (and above all) by unworthy console versions. So much so that the game was withdrawn from the PS Store, that the reimbursement was made possible and that many updates are expected throughout this year 2021 to try to correct the situation …

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The CD Projekt RED studio hacked …

Already in turmoil, the studio behind Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher announces today that it has been the victim of a particularly critical cyberattack. Indeed, a group of hackers managed to infiltrate the company’s IT infrastructure, and a great deal of data was sucked up. As if the studio situation was not catastrophic enough …

Among the data stolen, the source codes of Cyberpunk 2077, The Witcher 3, Gwent games or even an unmarketed version of The Witcher 3, not to mention important internal company documents. Information that hackers have integrated into a small text, and which has been published publicly by the Polish studio.

CD Projekt RED explains: “It collected data belonging to the CD Projekt group, leaving a ransom note which we are making public. Although some machines on our networks have been encrypted, our backups remain intact. We have already secured our IT infrastructure and started data recovery.

The pirates also gave CD Projekt RED 48 hours to contact them, under penalty of selling and / or distributing many internal documents. According to them, if this is the case, “the studio image will be crappy more than ever, and people will become aware of how crappy the company works“. Without doubt the work of a disappointed Cyberpunk 2077 will say the bad tongues …