The anticipated CyberPunk 2077 launch wasn’t only a catastrophe for avid gamers, however for the sport’s buyers, too. A lawsuit filed yesterday towards CD Projekt, the corporate behind Cyberpunk, claims buyers had been misled concerning the recreation’s efficiency forward of its launch, inflicting a major inventory worth drop and losses. CD Projekt allegedly didn’t convey that the sport was “just about unplayable,” the lawsuit states, and as an alternative marketed it as a hit with just a few points that might go unnoticed by gamers. The plaintiff, Andrew Trampe, is seeking to embody different buyers within the swimsuit to show it into a category motion.
Because the recreation’s launch earlier this month, it’s been plagued with bugs, prompting retailers and console makers to supply full refunds. GameStop is accepting returns, even when individuals opened the sport, which matches towards its typical coverage, and Sony pulled the sport final week and started processing digital refunds for unhappy consumers.
Nonetheless, the sport bought greater than 13 million copies within the two weeks since its launch, making it probably the greatest promoting video games of the yr. Lots of these gross sales got here from preorders after a a lot hyped advertising marketing campaign, which helped CD Projekt recoup the practically decade-long prices of constructing the sport.