In a statement on Twitter, CD Projekt Red announced that it will halt all sales of its games in Russia and Belarus. It said "Today, we begin working with our partners to suspend digital sales and cease physical stock deliveries of CD PROJEKT Group products, as well as all games distributed on the GOG platform, to the territories of Russia and Belarus.
CD Projekt Red isn't the first company to suspend its activities in Russia. Apple has also pulled its entire lineup from the Russian market yesterday, while a lot of companies including Snapchat, Rakuten, and more are halting advertisements in the region. Apple and Google also join the increasing number of companies that have removed Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik news from their services.
The studio behind Cyberpunk 2077 believes "that commercial entities, when united, have the power to inspire global change in the hearts and minds of ordinary people." The company further said that it acknowledges how individuals having nothing to do with the Ukrainian invasion will get impacted by this decision, however, this action will galvanize the global community to speak about what is going on in the heart of Europe.