An investor in CD Projekt, the studio behind ‘Cyberpunk 2077,’ has sued the company and its executives in federal court in Los Angeles, claiming that the company hyped the game with false and misleading statements which has now cost him and other investors money.
‘Cyberpunk 2077, has come under several criticisms since its release on December 10, 2020. The game was touted to be among the best releases of the year, leading over eight million people to pre-order copies of the game but it has since not lived up to those huge expectations.
A series of glitches and bugs has led to the likes of Sony and Microsoft offering refunds to players who bought the game through their PlayStation and Xbox online stores, with Sony in particular going as far as to pull the game from its store.
The protest continued last week with frustrated and angry staff of the company firing questions at the board during an internal video meeting that opened even after management had apologize for Cyberpunk 2077’s disastrous launch.
The Class action complaint filed by investor Andrew Trampe alleges that CD Projekt hyped the game and its stock price for months with a series of overly positive statements, such as one in January that said ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ was “complete and playable” at the time.