I had no idea this was going on and am not surprised
CD Projekt - the publisher behind studio CD Projekt Red, developer of The Witcher games and, of course, Cyberpunk 2077 …
1) CDPR stocks were hilariously overvalued
I think around that time they announced, that DLC will be released in 2023, which might or might not have caused investors to lose some faith. I might be wrong, but I think the news were around that time frame.The biggest portion of the drop happened shortly after the problems with CP2077 became widely recognized. The stock rebounded slightly, but never got back close to where it was. That being said, it's dropped by half again since April, and I don't know why.
Traffic yes, but above all :I mean, yes, I know that it's to generate traffic
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I think the "news" is that the price has fallen again, quite quickly. Whether that's actually news -- by now it probably isn't. July is 3 months out of date for it. Also, the ad blocker notice is irritating. It's why I run both an ad blocker and a script blocker. This forum is one of the few places I allow past the script blocker.Published as a "News" on July 16, 2022... lol
(Yes, it's probably "a news" if you live in a cavern since the last 2 years...)
Traffic yes, but above all :
I'm not against ads, because like everything or almost, maintaining a website require money and money doesn't fall from sky... But as user, it let me choose which kind of content that I want to "reward" and this kind of content, I don't wantAlso, the ad blocker notice is irritating. It's why I run both an ad blocker and a script blocker. This forum is one of the few places I allow past the script blocker.
It's usually not the case, but if after buyout their management goes into "early retirement" while studio retains large degree of creative freedom, this might be a change for the better.Cyberpunk has become the horror story in the entire industry lol. It's such a shame, but CDPR brought it on themselves. One has to wonder how long they'll actually stay 'independent'.
As you said, to generate clicks and traffic. The anger is still kinda fresh even if it was 2 years, a lot of distrust of CDPR and doubt against them. The media is exploiting this for, of course, EZ Money.This. Quite simply.
The stock were grossly overvalued, that bubble had to burst at one point or another. There is no denying that CP2077's poor release was the catalyst that precipitated the fall but it was bound to happen at some point.
With that said, I have no clue why the medias are suddenly going back to this. I mean, yes, I know that it's to generate traffic, but it's hardly news at this point and not the doom and gloom they try to portray it as.