game development studio

CD PROJEKT RED is an award-winning creator of story-driven role-playing games. Established in 2002, they are headquartered in Warsaw with teams in Cracow and Wrocław — as well as Boston and Vancouver. As a global video game development company, it develops and publishes video games for PCs and video game consoles. The studio’s flagship titles include the futuristic RPG Cyberpunk 2077, its spy-thriller expansion Phantom Liberty, and The Witcher series of games, including The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and its two expansions. In collaboration with Studio Trigger, CD PROJEKT RED also created the award-winning Netflix anime series Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, set in the same universe as the game. Other games developed by the studio include Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales and GWENT: The Witcher Card Game.

The studio’s founders: Michał Kiciński and Marcin Iwiński, both pioneers in video game distribution in Poland in the 90s, decided to employ their gaming industry experience in video game development. In 2007 their first project together, The Witcher, was born. After the success of the first instalment of the game, the studio set sail for bigger leagues and began working on a sequel. Hitting PC in 2011 and Xbox 360 a year later, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings became one of the most critically acclaimed role-playing games in the genre’s contemporary history.


The Witcher franchise nowadays registers 7 games, including GWENT The Witcher Card Game. The series garnered 1000+ awards and the trilogy alone sold 50+ million copies of games.

More recently, the studio launched also Cyberpunk 2077. Telling the story of V, a hired gun on the rise, it is an open world role-playing game, set in the most dangerous city of the future.