Witcher 3 Director Leaves CD Projekt Following Office Bullying Claims

Witcher 3 Director Leaves CD Projekt Following Office Bullying Claims

May 5, 2021 Off By tracy

Konrad Tomaszkiewicz, the director of The Witcher 3, has resigned from CD Projekt following office bullying allegations, which he denies.As reported by Bloomberg, CD Projekt had been conducting a “months-long investigation in to accusations of mobbing, a Polish time period for workplace bullying,” in opposition to Tomaszkiewicz. The fee that was shaped to analyze these allegations discovered him not responsible, however Tomaszkiewicz determined to nonetheless go away the corporate as there was clear discomfort between him and different members of the studio.“Nonetheless, lots of people are feeling concern, stress or discomfort when working with me,” he wrote. He apologized to workers “for all of the dangerous blood I’ve precipitated.”

“I’m going to proceed engaged on myself,” he continued. “Altering habits is a protracted and arduous course of, however I’m not giving up, and I hope to alter.”

In response to his LinkedIn profile, he joined CD Projekt as a junior tester in February 2004 to work on The Witcher, and has labored on all three Witcher video games and was the Design Director, VP of Sport Improvement, Secondary Sport Director, and Head of Manufacturing on Cyberpunk 2077.

Bloomberg notes that Tomaszkiewicz was set to play an enormous function in CD Projekt’s subsequent Witcher recreation. When Bloomberg reached out to him for a remark, he mentioned he was “unhappy, a bit upset and resigned.”

That is one other entry within the the fallout following Cyberpunk 2077’s troublesome launch, together with the poor efficiency points on last-gen consoles and a focused cyberattack. These troubles led to Cyberpunk 2077 being faraway from the PlayStation Retailer on December 17, 2020. It has but to return.

Regardless of all that, and the roughly 30,000 refunds issued for Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt’s CEOs and different board members are nonetheless set to obtain massive, multi-million greenback bonuses.

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Adam Bankhurst is a information author for IGN. You may observe him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst and on Twitch.