CD Projekt Red suspends gross sales of its video games and all titles on GOG in Russia and Belarus in assist of Ukraine

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In solidarity with its neighboring nation Ukraine, the Polish Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher studio CD Projekt Red has suspended all digital gross sales and bodily inventory deliveries of its video games in Russia and Ukraine. Sales of all video games on GOG, no matter writer, have been suspended in Russia and Belarus by CD Projekt Red, too.

Taking to Twitter to verify its move to droop digital gross sales and bodily inventory deliveries of its video games in Russia and Belarus, CD Projekt Red defined that it’s also suspending gross sales of “all games distributed on the GOG platform, to the territories of Russia and Belarus.” This is a giant act of assist for Ukraine on this broadly unpopular battle. Despite inflicting some unrest within the Twitter feedback, the extra the Russian (and Belarusian) persons are made sad in regards to the conflict, hopefully, the extra doubtless it’s to come back to an finish. Any dip in tax funds made to the Kremlin, too, might be seen as a step in the best route in direction of the top of combating.

This is CD Projekt Red’s sentiment, telling everybody that “commercial entities, when united, have the power to inspire global change in the hearts and minds of ordinary people.” For the Polish studio, suspending its game gross sales in Russia and Belarus has been achieved in an effort to “further galvanize the global community to speak about what is going on in the heart of Europe.”

On prime of this gesture, CD Projekt Red has additionally donated 1 million PLN to the Polska Akcja Humanitarna group to assist ship help to the folks of Ukraine. CD Projekt Red isn’t the one studio to behave out in help of Ukraine, with EA eradicating Russian groups from sports activities titles akin to FIFA 22. Nintendo claims, too, that it almost didn’t announce Pokémon Scarlet and Violet out of respect for everybody caught within the battle.