After the great controversy that there was with Cyberpunk 2077, it seems that the storm has finally stopped. CD Projekt has put all the meat on the spit to fix the problems of your futuristic RPG on PS4 and Xbox One, and much of this is due to the help of Digital Scapes.
As a consequence, and after releasing patch 1.2 for the game on PC and consoles, CD Projekt RED has announced with a statement the acquisition of this Canadian studio, based in Vancouver, which has collaborated with the Polish company in the development and further optimization of Cyberpunk 2077.
Over three years, CD Projekt and Digital Scapes have worked together, which gives a lot of sense to this purchase operation. According to the statement from the creators of The Witcher, this small studio will work on the company’s next titles, such as the rumored new installment of the White Wolf or new DLC for Cyberpunk 2077.
”The well-known Digital Scapes team is our trusted partner. For three years we have been working closely together and we fully trust them. Digital Scapes has done a lot of work during the creation of Cyberpunk 2077, helping with the development of the game and optimizing its various features.. In addition to contributing to our projects, the new team will help us improve our technologies and expand our skills in this regard.” explains Pawel Zawodny of CD Projekt.
As a result of this movement, Digital Scapes to be renamed CD Projekt RED Vancouver, and will collaborate with the other three development studios of the Polish company, whose headquarters are Warsaw, Krakow and Wroclaw.
”We are very excited to join a study that forge incredibly engaging and powerful experiences, like The Witcher trilogy and Cyberpunk 2077. We believe that our contribution in the area of play and technology can make them even more captivating. Being a Canadian-Polish, I personally feel great satisfaction in build bridges between the Canadian and Polish game development industries. This is a great opportunity for Canadian developers to get involved with CD PROJEKT RED’s incredible intellectual property and for CD PROJEKT RED to take advantage of Canada’s wealth of talent and game creation.” explains the CEO of Digital Scapes.
From now on, CD Projekt Vancouver will support the development teams after Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3 in new experiences, as they have a lot of experience in fields such as online games, programming and animation, among other things.
Source: CD Projekt RED