The Witcher 3 developer CD Projekt RED not for sale despite rumors, says co-founder

By Stephany Nunneley
15 September 2015 13:51 GMT

The Witcher 3 developer CD Projekt Red is not for sale, despite rumors to the contrary.

The independent company is known for putting its customers first and is a staunch supporter of DRM-free games – a philosophy which is the complete opposite of the majority of publishers and developers. So the rumor can as a complete shock to some, but the majority of CDP seem to have brushed it off.

Speaking with Eurogamer, co-founder Marcin Iwinski said that while the firm usually refrains from commenting on rumors, due to the viral nature of the story it wanted to nip it in the bud rather quickly.

“We usually don’t comment on rumours but this one has become quite viral and we think it deserves to be put to bed,” said Iwinski. “We are not talking with anyone regarding selling CD Projekt Red or Period.”

Yesterday, a source which claimed to work for CDP told DSOgaming the firm was in talks with EA over a “possible takeover.” A supposed payslip was sent to the site, showing the alleged deal.

“The payslip is a fake – it was not issued by our company, Iwinski added.

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