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GOG and CD Projekt Red Game Sales Stop in Russia, Belarus

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GOG and CD Projekt Red Game Sales Stop in Russia, Belarus(1)

As a result of Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine and Belarus’ contributions to that effort, CD Projekt Red announced it will no longer sell its own games or any games via its GOG platform in both countries. Its statement noted that it began efforts to halt sales. It also noted its support for Ukraine and its people. As a reminder, CD Projekt Red is a Polish company from Warsaw.

Here is CD Projekt Red’s full statement regarding its game sales for its own and GOG titles in Russia and Belarus.

In light of the Russian military invasion in our neighboring country of Ukraine, until further notice the CD Projekt Group has made the decision to halt all sales of our games to Russia and Belarus. Today, we begin working with our partners to suspend digital sales and cease physical stock deliveries of CD Projekt Group products, as well as all games distributed on the GOG platform, to the territories of Russia and Belarus.

The entire CD Projekt Group stands firm with the people of Ukraine. While we are not a political entity capable of directly influencing state matters, and don’t aspire to be one, we do believe that commercial entities, when united, have the power to inspire global change in the hearts and minds of ordinary people. We know that players in Russia and Belarus, individuals who have nothing to do with the invasion of Ukraine, will be impacted by this decision, but with this action we wish to further galvanize the global community to speak about what is going on in the heart of Europe.

To our brothers and sisters fighting for their home country — stay strong!

This is the second motion of support from CD Projekt Red in regards to the war. On February 25, 2022, the company pledged to donate a million złoty to Polska Akcja Humanitarna to support people in Ukraine.

CD Projekt Red’s most recent game is Cyberpunk 2077, which is available for the PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X, and PC.

Jenni Lada
Jenni is Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera and has been playing games since getting access to her parents' Intellivision as a toddler. She continues to play on every possible platform and loves all of the systems she owns. (These include a PS4, Switch, Xbox One, WonderSwan Color and even a Vectrex!) You may have also seen her work at GamerTell, Cheat Code Central, Michibiku and PlayStation LifeStyle.