The Witcher: Rise of the White Wolf Status Interviews

Videogaming247 and have both talked to France-based WideScreen Games, who was also working on The Witcher: Rise of the White Wolf, and neither interview paints a pretty picture. Videogaming247.
The Witcher: Rise of the White Wolf developer WideScreen has confirmed to VG247 that the game has been suspended as CD Projekt has failed to meet financial obligations.

(After having a payment being broken by CD Projekt - a big payment that we were supposed to receive - and after having committed to the project but not being covered financially on it for three months, I hold no choice but to put the team on hold,) said Widescreen boss Olivier Masclef in a phone interview this afternoon.
"Basically, after a few months of not being paid, we stopped," said Masclef speaking to "We've not been paid for a few months and we had a very nasty broken payment. We had no choice but to put the product on hold. We've not been able to find a solution."

Masclef claims Widescreen was also kept in the dark and not informed of new milestone dates for the project, along with added features, which publisher Atari was expecting following discussions with CD Projekt.

"We were not involved in discussions with Atari and CD Projekt. The financial situation seems to have grown more and more difficult," he said.