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GOG received a realistic slap in the face of poor financial performance

The CD project goes back to what was successful (and what made GOG popular).

Yesterday we reported the business report for the third quarter of the CD RED project A About the new generation version of Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3, but since GOG is also affiliated with the Polish company, we will discuss this as well. Net profit decreased by $1.15 million, which led to negative financial results for the digital store, which offers games that are DRM-free in principle. Piotr Nielubowicz, Chief Financial Officer, CDP He saidThat there is a reorganization coming and they will focus again on the games they are curating.

GOG’s performance is challenging and steps have been taken to improve its financial position. First, the site will focus on its core business, so by following a unique DRM-free philosophy, they will choose the games in their system themselves. At the same time, their lineup will change. Nielubowicz said that some of the GOG developers who worked on the online store solutions will be transferred to the studio.

GOG will also leave the Gwent consortium at the end of the year. This means that you will not pay for it on the one hand, but you will not get any income from it. Restructuring changes related to the operation of GOG Nielubowicz said that the site will be able to focus more on its business focused on DRM-free games, and in 2022, its financial efficiency will improve as well.

Covering the acronym Good Old Games, GOG was launched in 2008 by CD Project with the goal of selling vintage and classic DRM-free games, but over time, the content and size of the store has grown (and not alone: ​​Valve Steam has been used) and new releases can be found based on On the publisher (Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, Activision Blizzard or Japan, for example, Square Enix and Capcom don’t take such steps, they prefer Denuvo DRM).

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Source: WCCFTech