CD Projekt not too long ago introduced a “new framework” for The Molasses Flood’s Challenge Sirius, a by-product of The Witcher sequence. Whereas this appeared like excellent news after the corporate seemingly rebooted the title, numerous staff started tweeting shortly after about being laid off.
CD Projekt confirmed to PC Gamer that 29 individuals, most from The Molasses Flood, had departed the group. A consultant for the corporate mentioned, “As a result of the mission modified, so has the composition of the group that’s engaged on it – primarily on The Molasses Flood’s aspect.” Because of this, twenty-one group members in the USA and eight in Poland suffered layoffs.
It’s a fairly important quantity, contemplating Challenge Sirius had over 60 builders concerned when first introduced. Nonetheless, when discussing its choice in March to re-evaluate the title’s growth, CFO Piotr Nielubowicz mentioned, “It’s higher to chop prices early – and even restart if wanted – than to hold on.” The layoffs could also be a part of that cost-cutting measure.
Challenge Sirius doesn’t have a launch window or introduced platforms. With these modifications, it may very well be a lot farther off than beforehand deliberate. Keep tuned for extra updates within the meantime.