CD Projekt RED Awarded $7 Million in Funding via Polish Government

We’ve learned (via WCCF Tech) the Polish government has awarded CD Projekt RED a handsome amount of funding, following the company’s application for these funds earlier this year.

In total the RPG-powerhouse was granted $7 million in government funding across a variety of subjects, including seamless multiplayer, cinematic feel, and even city creation. Here are the proposals from CD Projekt:


City Creation
Comprehensive technology for the creation of “live”, playable in real-time, cities of great scale based on the principles of artificial intelligence and automation and taking into account the development of innovative processes and tools supporting the creation of high-quality open world games.

Seamless Multiplayer
Comprehensive technology enables the creation of unique gameplay for many players, taking into account the search of opponents, session management, replication facilities, and support of a variety of game modes along with a unique set of dedicated tools.

Cinematic Feel
Comprehensive technology for providing a unique, film quality RPG with open world, also taking into account innovative solutions Process and unique set of dedicated tools.

Animation Excellence
Comprehensive technology enabling a significant increase in quality and production of complex face and body animations for open world RPG games, also taking into account the innovative process solutions and a unique set of dedicated tools.


The company also proposed “generic support cross-platform multiplayer gaming software for popular consoles and operating systems” for their DRM-free games platform, GOG.com.

CD Projekt RED was valued at $1 billion back in August of this year, making them quite easily one of the most valuable, independent game developers in the world. Their next game, Cyberpunk 2077, is being set to high expectations.

Brandon Orselli

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