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  CD Projekt RED and GOG.com Start Summer Early with Big Announcements
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05/27/2011
 


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Warsaw, Poland. May 27, 2011 -  CD Projekt RED ( http://www.thewitcher.com) creator of the hugely acclaimed The Witcher series and its sister company GOG.com ( http://www.gog.com), the digital distribution platform for DRM-free PC games, are going to reveal some big news just before E3 at their “CDP Summer Days” live from Los Angeles. The announcements will be made on June 2 at 12:00 LA time (which is 3:00 p.m. EDT or 7:00 p.m. GMT) via Ustream live stream at  http://www.ustream.tv/channel/cdp-summer-days.

CD Projekt RED will be making a big announcement about their next upcoming title, and will also have some other exciting things to share during  their Summer Days livecast.  CDP RED will discuss some of the successes of the recent launch of The Witcher 2, and will also map out a plan for  continued support for the new title. 

GOG.com has already teased that during the CDP Days 2011 Spring Conference they will reveal a new deal with one of five big publishers still not signed with them: Microsoft, Lucas Arts, Electronic Arts, Square Enix or Take2. The time has come and on June 2nd everything will become clear. During the live stream GOG.com will reveal the name of the publisher and the first games out of the batch of 25+ titles that will be released throughout summer 2011 at GOG.com.

Both GOG.com and CD Projekt RED representatives will be available for interviews at meeting room PMR519 at E3. Any media who would like to  arrange an interview, be sure to book a meeting right now (Email  [email protected] for CDP RED or  [email protected] for GOG.com). 

To watch the stream, on Thursday June 2 around 3:00 p.m. EDT (7:00 p.m. GMT) go to  http://www.ustream.tv/channel/cdp-summer-days and hang on for the announcement of the Summer!

About CD Projekt RED

CD Projekt RED was established in February 2002 as the sister company of CD Projekt. The studio’s mission is to become the world’s leading RPG developer, producing games that combine the best characteristics of the genre with original ideas.

One of CD Projekt RED’s guiding principles is to remain in close touch with players, listening and responding to their opinions as they relate to the company’s games and how they are delivered. The studio’s first game was The Witcher, which was enthusiastically received by fans (over 1.5 million copies sold), and by the professional media (more than 100 awards and distinctions). CD Projekt RED currently has a staff of almost 95 focused on The Witcher 2.

CD Projekt RED is part of the Optimus S.A., a publicly traded company listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange (OPT).  The Optimus group also includes GOG.com, an innovative world-wide digital distribution platform for PC classics, and CD Projekt, a leading games and DVD/Blu-Ray distributor in the Polish market.

About GOG.com

GOG.com – or Good Old Games – is the ultimate destination for classic PC games. The site offers gamers some of the greatest PC games of all time for a low price and free from copy protection. GOG.com is much more than just another digital distribution site, featuring an extensive community component that allows players to rate, review and discuss their favorite PC games, as well as insightful articles from respected game journalists. Visit www.gog.com and start your journey into the past.