Cyberpunk 2077 Developer CD Project RED is reported to have made the six-day workweek mandatory by the start of the RPG.
This is according to a leaked internal email to employees Bloomberg. Studio boss Adam Badowski said in an email that the company would introduce an “overdrive” starting this Monday (September 28). After that, he explained in detail, this means that staff members have to work “your typical amount of work and one day a week”.
Bedowski further said, “I am here to get a full response to the decision.” “I know this is in direct opposition to what we have said about Crunch. It is also a direct opposition to what happened to believers a while ago – it should never be a bitter answer. But we have expanded on all other possible means of navigating the situation. ”
Bloomberg The CD project will pay RED employees more for extra work, according to Polish labor law. However, the release also notes that other game studios generally do not pay for overtime. The report also states that some CD project RED employees have been in a “crunch” position for over a year.
The decision to move to “Crunch” is a departure from the comments of co-founder Marcin Ivisky. Kotku In 2019, where he said the studio would take a more “humane” approach to development with a “non-mandatory crunch policy”.
Cyberpunk 2077 Currently set to release on November 19th. The game has been experiencing a series of delays over the past year due to balance issues, bugs, plate testing and more. The game was originally scheduled to launch on September 17 and before that, April 16.
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