Cyberpunk 2077 launched last year to very mixed reviews. Some of these mixed reviews have tarnished the company's reputation to this day.
However, the game has turned itself around and is now well and truly a commercial success and awesome to play.
So, why does one analyst still think CDPR could be bought out? Let's take a look now!
CD Projekt Red buyout
The idea behind this buyout all stems from CDPR's poor handling of the game's release, and a report by DFC Intelligence.
According to the report, the debacle surrounding the game's release could have been avoided with some "basic marketing and public relations".
As CDPR handles the publishing of its own games, it lacks the help of an overarching publisher to help in these areas. As such, the company has become an "acquisition candidate", as a larger publisher may have the infrastructure necessary to help the company.
Cyberpunk back on track
The game is not yet back on the PlayStation Store, but it is now in a place where the game is playable and enjoyable!
The same goes for next-gen and PC, which, whilst experiencing far fewer issues, still contained a few bugs. Have these series of updates helped to improve the game enough that the launch is a thing of the past? Not yet.
If you follow the gaming industry, you'll know there have been a number of acquisitions in recent history.
Two notable ones include EA acquiring Codemasters for $1.2 billion following an $870 million bid from Take-Two. Furthermore, Microsoft recently acquired the whole Bethesda family for a figure in the region of $7.5 billion.
With rumours also going round of a Sony acquisition of Kojima Production, there is a chance that someone may look to get their hands on CDPR.