Maker Witcher games gets seven million euros from the Polish government
CD Projekt Red, developer of The Witcher games, has almost seven million euros received from the Polish government. The money is intended for research in various areas, including the creation of seamless multiplayer in their games.
The Polish government has all four of the proposals of CD Projekt Red approved that are submitted. In total, the gamestudio thirty million Polish Zloty, which is equivalent to about € 7 million.
The president of CD Projekt Red, Adam Kicinski, released a statement on the stock exchange and the high costs involved in making games: “The development of video games is a hyper-innovative activity, but also brings a lot of financial risks, ongoing R&D work and a lot of experimentation and development of prototype.”
The four proposals are aimed at: the development of true-to-life “live” cities on a large scale, seamless multiplayer with easy systems and varied modes, “cinema-quality” techniques and the improvement of animation in the faces and bodies.
Techland, developer of Dying Light, will also receive a scholarship from the Polish government to a prototype for an “action-rpg set in an original fantasy world”. Other studios that will receive money are CI Games Lords of the Fallen, The Farm 51, Get Even, and The Bloober Team of Layers, or Fear. The largest section of the fair is to CD Projekt Red have gone.
It is still unclear when the first results of the research will be delivered. The chances are that the improved technology is used for the next game from CD Projekt Red: CyberPunk 2077. The futuristic rpg comes to pc, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One but has no release date.