What you need to know
- Cyberpunk 2077 now has a release date of April 16, 2020.
- The release date comes alongside a new trailer and word that actor Keanu Reeves is part of the game.
- Player choice is at the heart of the experience and you can complete the game without killing anyone.
- Cyberpunk 2077 is available to preorder for $60 on Amazon.
Cyberpunk 2077 is an upcoming first-person shooter which takes place in a sprawling open-world city. You step into the shoes of “V,” a futuristic mercenary who possesses the secret to immortality in a digital age. Along with your sidekick Keanu Reeves — better known as Johnny Silverhand — you have to take revenge on those who wronged you.
CD Projekt RED’s Cyberpunk 2077 is all about player choice… Based on what we’ve seen since the game’s unveiling, it looks like you’ll encounter plenty of shady characters and will have the ability to take them out in a number of creative and deadly ways. But as we learned during a behind-closed-doors gameplay presentation at E3 2019, you can also get through the entire game without killing anyone at all. Whether you choose to put people in the morgue or the hospital will have some impact on how the story plays out.
This is more of a personal choice of the playstyle of the player. However, there are cases when it’s taken into account because it’s important. It’s important that you knock down the dude or you kill the dude, and so on… But if you, as a player, are going through, let’s say the Grand Imperial Mall, you are knocking down forty Animals and you decided to, I don’t know, spare a fifth of them, that’s not really going to have that much impact.
What do you hope to see out of the game? Will you play it on Xbox One X, or will you wait for it to hit “Project Scarlett”? Let us know.
Night City calls
Cyberpunk 2077 takes players to the gritty, neon-lit streets of Night City. The latest opus from The Witcher developer CD Projekt RED is set to launch on April 16, 2020.
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