CD Projekt heads will obtain massive bonuses regardless of Cyberpunk 2077’s troubled launch


It appears to be like just like the bosses and board members of CD Projekt will obtain massive bonuses for Cyberpunk 2077 regardless of the sport’s troubled launch.

Based on a report on Bloomberg, and CD Projekt’s annual report, CEOs, Marcin Iwinski and Adam Kicinski will every obtain round $6.three million every as an finish of the 12 months bonus.

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In the meantime, the sport’s director and board member Adam Badowski will obtain $4.2 million.

The bonus figures are primarily based on the corporate’s 2020 internet earnings, that are estimated to be round $562 million.

Whereas a lot of that revenue got here from gross sales of Cyberpunk 2077, different titles from the corporate resembling The Witcher three additionally contributed to the underside line.

Of those earnings, 20% goes to profit-sharing bonuses, cut up down the center between workers and board members.  These numbers can range vastly with workers getting between $5,000 and $9,000 in bonuses whereas extra senior workers can get in upwards of $20,000. Managers and administrators get even greater bonuses.

In a press release to Blomberg, a CDP spokesperson mentioned $29.eight million was dispersed between 865 workers, which averaged out to round $34,000 every. That mentioned, 5 of the corporate’s board members earned bonuses totaling $28 million.

4 of the board who personal round 33% of firm inventory, did lose some cash this 12 months when inventory in CDP fell 57%, however the bonuses ought to soften the blow a bit.

Co-CEO Adam Kicinski was requested on the investor’s name in regards to the massive bonuses and mentioned the financial payouts had been “all the time” tied to earnings.

“We earned this cash and the corporate earned this cash, in fact, however extra internet earnings, extra bonuses,” mentioned Kicinski. “We’ve got outcomes, we get bonuses, and that’s the contract we’ve.”

Cyberpunk 2077 was plagued with glitches and nearly unplayable on Xbox One and PS4 at launch, and on the time of writing, the PS4 model of Cyberpunk 2077 continues to be delisted from the PlayStation Retailer.

The developer has been releasing patches and hotfixes for the sport, with the newest fixing a number of the most incessantly reported points for the reason that final patch and it introduces additional enhancements to stability and efficiency, which was additionally touched upon with the earlier hotfix.

CDP hopes to get the sport to a state the place it might probably proceed to promote the sport on numerous platforms “for years to return.”

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