CD Projekt Group have officially announced the acquisition of Canada-based developer Digital Scapes who worked on Cyberpunk 2077, Dying Light, and other AAA releases. The studio will be renamed to CD Projekt Red Vancouver.
CD Projekt Group, the parent company of the GOG platform and CD Projekt Red development studio have successfully acquired Vancouver-based video game developer Digital Scapes. The company announced the acquisition via a statement on their official website.
"On 29 March 2021 CD PROJEKT signed a term sheet specifying the conditions under which it will acquire the Vancouver-based game dev studio. Both companies have been in close cooperation since 2018," it's announced in the statement.
Digital Scapes will be renamed to CD Projekt Red Vancouver and join the trio of existing development teams at CD Projekt Red, which are based in Warsaw, Krakow and Wroclaw, to work on upcoming projects.
Digital Scapes has been founded in 2012 by industry veterans hailing from BioWare, Radical Entertainment and Relic, Digital Scapes. The studio specialises in AAA multiplayer, console and PC. They have previously worked on Cyberpunk 2077, Dying Light, Company of Heroes, Dead Rising, Mass Effect, Prototype, and more.
"Digital Scapes have put in a great deal of work during the making of Cyberpunk 2077, assisting with development of the game and optimizing its various features. In addition to contributing to our projects the new team will help us perfect our technologies and will broaden our competences in this respect," says Paweł Zawodny, Head of Production and CTO at CD PROJEKT RED.
For more details about the acquisition, you can check out the official announcement.