CD Projekt Red has confirmed that it has sold-through over 13 million copies of Cyberpunk 2077 as of December 20, even with most refund requests factored in.
Announced by CD Projekt Red, this number included all retail and digital sales across all hardware platforms, and has accounted for all refunds submitted by both brick-and-mortar stores and digital storefronts, except for those submitted directly to CD Projekt Red.
“This figure represents the estimated volume of retail sales across all hardware platforms (factoring in returns submitted by retail clients in brick-and-mortar as well as digital storefronts), i.e. the “sell-through” figure, less all refund requests e-mailed directly to the Company by the publication date of this report in the framework of the “Help Me Refund” campaign.” CDPR wrote.
CDPR chose to disclose this information in this way due to the “potential impact on investment-related decisions.”
Cyberpunk 2077 launched on December 10, and had already sold 8 million copies and recouped all of its marketing and development costs before it was released.
The refunds were in-part due to the major performance and technical issues players had with Cyberpunk 2077, especially on base Xbox One and PS4 units.
This led to CDPR, Sony, and Microsoft all allowing for refunds above and beyond what is normally allowed. Furthermore, Sony removed Cyberpunk 2077 from the PS Store indefinitely.
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