CD Projekt has announced the acquisition of Digital Scapes Studios, a
“The well-known Digital Scapes team is our trusted partner. For three years we have been closely working together, and we trust them completely. Digital Scapes have put in a great deal of work during the making of Cyberpunk 2077, assisting with the development of the game and optimizing its various features,” says Head of Production and CTO Pawel Zawodny. “In addition to contributing to our projects the new team will help us perfect our technologies and will broaden our competencies in this respect – says Paweł Zawodny, Head of Production and CTO at CD PROJEKT RED. He goes on to add – We believe that the hugely talented Digital Scapes crew is the perfect foundation upon which to build a wider CD PROJEKT RED Vancouver team.”
With the new Canadian studio now known as CD Projekt Vancouver, the plan is to assist the three other studios and work jointly on upcoming projects.
On the acquisition, CD Projekt RED Vancouver studio head Marcin Chudy mentions, “We are very excited to join a studio that forges the incredibly engaging, vastly scoped experiences, such as The Witcher trilogy and Cyberpunk 2077. We believe our contribution in the area of gameplay and technology can make them even more captivating.”
Marcin Chudy also said, “Being a Polish Canadian, I personally take great satisfaction in building bridges between Canadian and Polish game development industries. This is a great opportunity for Canadian developers to get involved with CD PROJEKT RED’s incredible IP and for CD PROJEKT RED to tap into Canada’s deep talent pool and game-making craft.”
Currently, the Vancouver studio employs a dozen game creators with various areas of expertise, including multiplayer development, programming, and animation for all major hardware platforms.