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The hacker who gained unauthorized access to CD Projekt Red's servers and seemingly stole the source code for several games has already reportedly leaked one of them, after the developer publicly declared it had no intention of paying a ransom or negotiating. In addition, the hacker appears to be trying to start a bidding war for the remaining data. To be clear, CD Projekt Red never outright acknowledged that the hacker stole actual source code, but said the person responsible "collected certain data" belonging to the developer, as well as encrypted some devices on its network. However, reading between the lines of the developer's broader statement on the intrusion, it sure sounds like the hacker... Read more...
Netflix launched the original series called The Witcher last month, and the show has proven to be very popular for the streaming company. The Netflix original has also proven to be quite a boon for CD Projekt Red's video game as well. This week more people have played The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt concurrently on Steam than when the game initially launched. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt launched in 2015, and its previous all-time highest concurrent player count came when it launched on May 1, 2015. SteamCharts shows that on that day, 92,268 players were logged in. The new all-time high has now been reset, with 94,601 people playing the game in 24 hours recently. The game is also on the Steam top 10 charts... Read more...
Developer CD Projekt Red gave thanks to fans of The Witcher series by posting a short video reminiscing about the past 10 years, narrated by Geralt. Oh, you were not aware? Difficult as it may be to fathom, next month marks the 10th anniversary of the original The Witcher game, which would go on to spawn two sequels and an Enhanced Edition of the first title, followed by a Director's Cut (same as Enhanced version, but without the censorship that was applied to the release in North America). The video is particularly emotional if you are the type who measures life's milestones and relentless pace by what games you played at any particular point in time. For example, Super Mario Bros. on the original... Read more...