The Witcher 3 boss leaves CD Project after allegations of bullying

Konrad Tomaszkiewicz, game manager for the gig success The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, has left developer CD Projekt RED. It comes after allegations of bullying in the workplace, something Tomaszkiewicz denies.

The Witcher 3 has sold over 30 million copies. Photo: CD Project RED

As Bloomberg In recent months, CD Projekt has been investigating charges against Tomaszkiewicz. He was eventually acquitted, but in an email sent to the studio’s employees, the main character explains that he has nevertheless chosen to resign.

– Still, there are many people who feel scared, stressed and uncomfortable when they work with you, it says in the letter where Tomaszkiewicz also apologized for all the problems he has created.

Thus, Tomaszkiewicz’s time in CD Projekt is over after just over 17 years. The developer began as a tester on the first The Witcher game, before rising through the ranks and ending up leading the work on The Witcher 3. Tomaszkiewicz was also central in the work on Cyberpunk 2077.

The loss of Tomaszkiewicz adds to the list of trouble at CD Projekt. The company has struggled on several fronts since the launch of Cyberpunk 2077, med a lot of bad publicity, extortion attempts and ongoing lawsuits.

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