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CD Projekt and The Witcher author Andrzej Sapkowski settle differences – Pocket Gamer.Biz

January 2nd, 2020 – 11:20am

Polish video games firm CD Projekt has stated that it has “solidified” its relationship with the author of The Witcher, Andrzej Sapkowski.

In a put up on the agency’s investor relations web page, CD Projekt stated that the duo has signed an settlement outlining how they are going to work collectively shifting ahead, in addition to what each events need and want from the connection.

This is probably going in reference to Sapkowski’s demand for royalties from The Witcher video games franchise on the finish of 2018 after the author took a smaller upfront cost as a substitute of a slice of the earnings.

Furthermore, CD Projekt now has “new rights” relating to The Witcher IP – although what these are is not acknowledged – along with retaining the IP for video video games, tabletop video games, comics and merchandise.

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Alex Calvin launched in August 2017 and has been its editor since. Prior to this, he was deputy editor at UK based mostly video games commerce paper MCV and content material editor for advertising and marketing and occasions for London Games Festival 2017. His work has additionally appeared in Eurogamer, The Observer, Kotaku UK, Esquire UK and Develop.



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