CD Projekt RED Receives Financial Help from Polish Government; Put Towards Researching New Technologies
CD Projekt RED is putting that money into good use.
CD Projekt RED asked the Polish government for a financial grant back in September, and they will be getting $7 Million.
WCCFTech reported that their request got accepted, and that the studio will be getting a total of $7 Million. The money will be used to research and develop new technologies that will most probably be implemented in CD Projekt RED’s upcoming game, Cyberpunk 2077. The technologies mentioned include cinematic feel, improved visuals and graphics, a “live” city that is playable in real-time and finally, seamless multiplayer, a feature present in Ubisoft’s latest game, Watch Dogs 2.
Here are the full description for each technology:
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.
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.
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.
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.
CD Projekt RED weren’t the only to receive such a financial grant, since Lords of the Fallen developer CI Games, Layers of Fear developer Bloober Team, Dying Light developer Techland were among those who got some extra cash to research new technologies.