Thieves demand ransom for stolen Cyberpunk 2077 internal documents

Avoid any info not from CD Projekt RED, says developer.

Cyberpunk 2077

An unidentified individual or individuals have obtained access to a few internal files belonging to CD Projekt RED, including “old and largely unrepresentative” documents connected to early designs for the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt RED said in a message published today.

Said individual or individuals is demanding ransom in exchange for keeping the files private, but CD Projekt RED will not be complying with their demands.

In the message, CD Projekt RED warned users looking forward to Cyberpunk 2077 to avoid any information not coming directly from the company, as it would not be representative of the game, and that we’ll hear more about it officially “when the time is right.”

Here’s the full message:

Dear gamers,

An unidentified individual or individuals have just informed us they are in possession of a few internal files belonging to CD Projekt RED. Among them are documents connected to early designs for the upcoming game, Cyberpunk 2077.

A demand for ransom has been made, saying that we should not comply, the files will be released to the general public. We will not be giving in to the demands of the individual or individuals that have contacted us, which might eventually lead to the files being published online. The appropriate legal authorities will be informed about the situation.

The documents are old and largely unrepresentative of the current vision for the game. Still, if you’re looking forward to playing Cyberpunk 2077, it would be best for you to avoid any information not coming directly from CD Projekt RED.

When the time is right, you will hear about Cyberpunk 2077 from us — officially.

CD Projekt RED Team

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