Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Geek News NOWGeek News NOW

Breaking News

Cyberpunk 2077 Falls Victim To Hackers

Image from EIP Gaming

I can’t imagine that CD Projekt Red could have imagined that launching the highly anticipated Cyberpunk 2077 during a pandemic would feel like a tragic and complex storyline that could have been ripped from the headlines of Night City News. Unfortunately, the developers have once again found themselves in the news, CD Projekt Red announced that they have been the target of a sophisticated ransomware attack.

According to reports from The Verge the attackers are threatening to release source code along with internal legal, HR and financial documents as well as an unreleased version of Witcher 3. CD Project Red announced the breach on their Twitter page where they advised that they have secured their IT infrastructure and have reported this to the relevant authorities in addition to hiring IT forensic specialists.

CD Projekt Red developers, in true Arasaka style, have stated that they will not be giving into the demands or negotiating with the attackers. Based on their investigation there is nothing indicating that any of the data accessed compromised the personal data of the players or service users.

Image from Cyberpunk wiki

Can Projekt Red Catch a Break?

The company and the developers came under fire for releasing a game in what some called an “unfinished state” and are currently working to roll out patches to fix some issues that caused the game to be considered “unplayable” by some users of older consoles.  The problems at launch just seemed to go with the overall theme of 2020 that no matter what happened CD Projekt Red just could not catch a break and I’m sure that they hoped that 2021 would offer some sort of reprieve from the bad news.


The saying goes that bad things come in threes, lets’ hope that this puts an end to the bad luck that has plagued the game since the beginning.



Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

You May Also Like

Breaking News

Tom Kane, the voice actor behind a number of beloved characters such as Yoda (“The Clone Wars”), Magneto (“Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3”), Professor Utonium...

Star Wars

Jake Lloyd was only six years old at the time he auditioned for the role of “Anakin Skywalker” in the Star Wars prequel film...


The cosmetics industry is a multi-billion dollar industry, so why even cater to fandoms? They know that there is still money to be made...

Star Wars

Hi Everyone, Rick the Star Wars Heretic here and what a week for The Mandalorian. So far Season Two has had incredible reveals, massive...

Geek News Now is fundamentally driven to provide factual news, coupled with passion, and fueled by what the fans want. We're not about us, we're about you. Copyright © 2020 ZoxPress Theme.