“There appears to be a lack of know-how.”
Quantic Lab, an organization which supplies high quality assurance (QA) assist, has responded to a declare it misled Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Purple over its work on the sport.
The allegation surfaced this week through a YouTube video from a channel named Higher Echelon Players. Titled “What Made Cyberpunk 2077 Fail – Quantic Lab?”, the 14-minute video claimed the QA studio had positioned junior members of its workforce on the challenge as a substitute of seasoned veterans, and flagged too many minor bugs.
These points, the video claimed, impacted Quantic Lab’s work and subsequently the general recreation.Cyberpunk 2077 has obtained a number of post-launch patches to enhance the standard of the sport.
“Every challenge we undertake is exclusive with regard challenge necessities. Mission route is agreed and adjusted accordingly as per actual time necessities with our purchasers,” Quantic Lab boss Stefan Seicarescu mentioned in response to this week’s claims, in a press release to VGC.
“Quantic Lab at all times strives to work with transparency and integrity with our trade companions.”
Seicarescu additionally mentioned the video included “incorrect statements about Quantic Lab’s historical past” and demonstrated “a lack of know-how within the strategy of how a recreation is examined earlier than its launch to the market”.
“All our buyer agreements are confidential however on the whole, world publishers are working with a number of QA outsourcing corporations, not relying solely on one, along with inside QA assets at developer stage usually,” Seicarescu concluded.
Quantic Lab, which is owned by the big Embracer Group, has greater than 400 staff and beforehand labored on tasks with Ubisoft, Paradox, Koei Tecmo, THQ Nordic and Techland. In 2021, it opened a brand new workplace within the UK.
When contacted for remark by Eurogamer, CD Projekt mentioned it did “not touch upon rumours”.