CD Projekt RED is a Polish video game developer, founded in 2002 as the development department of CD Projekt, who are most well known for the critically acclaimed and well-loved Witcher series of games, based on the book series of the same name by Andrzej Sapkowski. They are also working on Cyberpunk 2077, an adaptation of the tabletop role-playing game Cyberpunk.
Their sister company, Gog Dot Com digital distribution website, has garnered them no small number of fans for two reasons:
As the PC gaming industry at large moves to more and more intrusive DRM methods in hopes of preventing piracy, CD Projekt RED essentially said: "We don't condone piracy but all this DRM does is screw over our legitimate consumers and doesn't even prevent piracy so we're not going to use it at all", which has established them as champions of consumer rights in the eyes of many gamers.
Games developed by CD Projekt Red:
- The Witcher (2007)
- The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (2011)
- The Witcher Adventure Game (2014)
- The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (2015)
- Gwent: The Witcher Card Game (2016)
- Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales (2018)
- Cyberpunk 2077 (2020)