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CD Projekt Red Hires Modders: Community Collaboration

By Mazen "Mithrie" Turkmani
Published: August 31, 2021 at 10:26 AM BST

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Tencent Shares Fall

Shares in major Chinese gaming companies, including Tencent, tumbled by 11% following China's crackdown on underage gamers. This crackdown is part of broader government actions addressing education-related concerns, impacting sectors beyond gaming. For instance, after-school tutoring firms are compelled to transition into nonprofits. These initiatives showcase the extensive reach of governmental interventions, potentially shaping future generations' education and career trajectories over the next few decades.

CD Projekt Red Hires Modders

CD Projekt Red, famed for titles like The Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077, has enlisted the help of a group of modders, known as Yig Soft, to aid in their game development efforts. These modders, renowned for their dedication to the CD Projekt Red community, bring valuable expertise to the table. It's heartening to witness CD Projekt Red nurturing closer ties with passionate fans who invest time and energy in enhancing their beloved games. Integrating this talent within the company aligns with a trend where developers recognize the advantages of collaborating with enthusiasts adept at modernizing old games. The partnership promises exciting prospects, signaling a positive step forward for both the studio and its fans. As I await my own venture into Cyberpunk 2077, this collaboration between CD Projekt Red and Yig Soft stands out as a thrilling development in the gaming world.

DrLupo Joins YouTube Gaming

DrLupo, a prominent Twitch streamer, has inked an exclusive streaming deal with YouTube Gaming, following an expired agreement with Twitch in 2019. While reasons for the switch have been discussed, it's noteworthy that DrLupo received an enticing offer from YouTube Gaming. Despite his substantial Twitch following, DrLupo boasts 1.7 million subscribers on YouTube, indicating a robust presence on both platforms. Exclusive deals typically span one or two years, leaving room for future platform shifts. DrLupo's move presents fresh avenues for audience engagement on YouTube Gaming. Additionally, his charitable endeavors, raising millions for various causes, exemplify his positive impact beyond streaming. This development reflects the dynamic nature of the gaming industry, where top streamers explore new platforms to connect with audiences.

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