Cyberpunk 2077 has already reimbursed its development costs and made a profit for CD Projekt RED, but the long-term performance is still a question mark. The title was removed from PlayStation Store three months ago and there is still no ETA for return. On top of this, Cyberpunk 2077The Steam player base has seen a significant decline – far from it The Witcher III: Wild Huntits performance on the platform. Now the research and analysis company M Science has joined a number of other analysts to report that the game’s long-term sales forecasts look bleak.
“We have seen a significant slowdown in the pace of sales of digital devices Cyberpunk 2077 in our data, ”senior analyst Corey Barrett told The Gamer via email. “We believe the company was able to sell through as few as 500,000 digital devices in the March quarter. This is based on the extent of deceleration we have observed, and takes into account some of the comments the company has made on the first sale after the launch. ”
Barrett acknowledged that Cyberpunk 2077PSN delisting has a role to play here. However, “incremental sales look depressed on other platforms where the title is still listed.”
Comparison Cyberpunk 2077‘s performance to other heavy hitters, Barrett noted that the natural decline in sales of new digital devices is much higher for CD Project REDs title compared to, for example, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.
That said, Barrett believes that CD Projekt RED can turn things around by letting go Cyberpunk 2077 on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, and aims to expand adoption on the new platforms.[Source: The Gamer]