Just a few hours after it was announced that it would bring the controversial horror game Devotion For its site, CD Project Red Digital Storefront GOG has rejected its release plans. Company social media account Claims “After receiving a lot of news from gamers, we decided not to list the game in our store.”
Devotion Is in a center Audit controversy Since its release last year, players have discovered game content that refers to Chinese President Xi Jinping as “Winnie-the-Pooh Moron”. Chinese leader Poor sensitivity To the cartoon bear, who constantly compared him; The movie Christopher Robin Chinese release not available. Comedian John Oliver’s comments were completely censored on social media after a specific section of Winnie the Pooh comparisons. The players revisited the game and the developer pulled it out of the steam for a while.
At the time, the Taiwanese developer Red Candle game issued several apologies, claiming that they had first pulled the game. QA check, And the combination of art A mistake. Developer Then addressed The art in question is still complete. “We failed the expectations of our players and hurt many because of that mistake,” Red Candle wrote on Game Steam. “For that, we are very sorry, we are devastated … The Red Candle Games accept full responsibility and bear all the condemnation. We truly hope that it will end with the Red Candle, please do not take it from all innocent partners.”
In the coming months, Devotion Struggled to find a new home. A Report Printed On the edge ‘s sister site Polygon, Red Candle Games, “After the incident, some people still have different speculations Devotion. It is unfortunate that the incident happened and we have to bear the full consequences. We hope to get a second chance in the future. Given a chance to prove it, both Red Candle and its partner wanted to create a better game, and no one wanted an incident like this to happen. ”
Over the past week, CD Project Red – which has been better known as a developer than its PC storefront – has been in the news. The studio’s most anticipated release Cyberpunk 2077 Is Stuck in technical issues And requests Refunds. Meanwhile, GOG is infamous for posting The insensitive subject on social media, C.D. Project Red in line with an appealing habit Fierce fan base.
Red Candle Games’ Notice That Devotion Will finally find a home on GOG, however, is short-lived. We have approached GOG for feedback and will update accordingly.