CD PROJEKT Suspends All Game Sales in Russia and Belarus

CD Projekt Red, the game developer responsible for The Witcher series of games and upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 title has announced that it will be halting all sales in Russia. The company cited recent “recent changes in legislation” as the reason for its decision to suspend operations with clients located within Russia or Belarus.

CD PROJEKT, the company behind The Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077, has suspended all game sales in Russia and Belarus. This is due to a new law that recently went into effect there. Read more in detail here: cd projekt red.

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Although Ukraine’s deputy prime minister, Mykhailo Fedorov, just called on Sony and Microsoft yesterday to cease supporting Russia’s invasion of the nation (see letter below), a growing number of gaming businesses have already opted to act and express their support. One of the most recent is CD PROJEKT Group, the company behind GOG and the Witcher and Cyberpunk 2077 titles, which announced today that all game sales in Russia and its partner, Belarus, had been halted. While customers in certain areas will still be able to access their accounts, they will not be able to purchase anything on sites like GOG.

@PlayStation @Xbox

You are undoubtedly aware of the current situation in Ukraine. Russia declares war on the whole civilized world, not just Ukraine. You should live the Russian market if you believe in human values! pic.twitter.com/tnQr13BsSv

March 2, 2022 — Mykhailo Fedorov (@FedorovMykhailo)

EA has also shown its support for Ukraine by removing Russian teams from two of its key sports products, FIFA 22 and NHL 22. FIFA and the NHL removed Russia from their real-life contests, prompting the decision.

EA SPORTS FIFA has issued a statement: pic.twitter.com/v3pZvpblgS

— March 2, 2022, EA SPORTS FIFA (@EASPORTSFIFA)

SALES IN RUSSIA AND BELARUS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED (GOG)

  • We have decided to cease all sales in Russia and Belarus until further notice due to the Russian military assault of our neighboring nation, Ukraine.
  • We are suspending sales of all games sold on the GOG platform in Russia and Belarus as of March 3rd, 2022. While it is not possible to purchase things on GOG, customers in the impacted areas may still log in to their accounts and view their bought stuff.
  • The CD PROJEKT Group as a whole is committed to the people of Ukraine. While we are not and do not aim to be a political body capable of directly influencing state concerns, we think that when commercial companies band together, they have the ability to inspire global change in the hearts and minds of ordinary people. We recognize that our decision will have an effect on people in Russia and Belarus who have had nothing to do with the invasion of Ukraine, but we hope that by taking this move, we will further energize the worldwide community to speak out against what is happening in the heart of Europe.

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