Several members of the Cyberpunk 2077 modding community have been hired by CD Projekt Red to work on a number of projects related to the game.
As announced in an update on the Cyberpunk 2077 Modding Community Discord Server (and shared on Reddit ), modder Hambalkó Bence (who goes by the online alias Traderain) said that they would be joining CD Projekt Red alongside fellow modders Blumster, Nightmarea, and rfuzzo.The modders are set to team up with CDPR under Yigsoft, a development company run by Traderain and Nightmarea.
In the update, Bence spoke further about their new role at CDPR.“We will be working on various projects related to the Cyberpunk 2077 backend and the game’s modding support,” the update said.“We are really excited for this and we really hope we can help to bring Cyberpunk 2077 to the next level.”
Since its launch in 2020, Cyberpunk 2077 has undergone a number of changes.The game experienced a turbulent launch on consoles, which came about due to a number of technical issues for PS4 and Xbox One .Following apologies from CDPR after launch, the game was temporarily removed from the PlayStation Store for a period of time, and refunds were issued across a number of platforms .
Since then, a number of patches to Cyberpunk 2077 have been carried out and CDPR said in June that it was finally ‘quite satisfied’ with the game’s stability and performance .
With patches for the game continuing to roll out and new features being created by the modding community, it will be interesting to see what impact the new additions from Yigsoft make to Cyberpunk 2077 over the coming months.
If you’d like to know more about the game then make sure to check out our review of Cyberpunk 2077 .
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Jared Moore is a freelance writer for IGN.You can follow him on Twitter .