Since Microsoft's E3 2019 press conference, we have not stopped thinking about Keanu Reeves. The Reeves-surgence is in full swing thanks to John Wick (and to his excellent Appearance in Netflix's Always Be My Maybe), and now CD Project Red has somehow had the foresight to include him in Cyberpunk 2077. From the trailer, though, it Reeves 'character would have been in the game.
Reeves' character would be in the game.
very big role in the game's story. He plays Johnny Silverhand, a major character from the Cyberpunk 2020 universe (the tabletop game on which 2077 is based). In the demo we saw, Johnny appears as a hologram that's apparently in your character's head, and he acts as a guide in the moment.
"Pawel Sasko told GameSpot , The Samurai band is the one from [Cyberpunk] 2020, from the original sourcebook, he was the guy who was extremely charismatic and very active, and goes in gun in-hand. "
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This is less weird than it might sound; your character, V, has a biochip embedded in their brain, and that's where Johnny resides. He was killed in the Firestorm Cyberpunk 2020 sourcebook but exists on the chip as a "digital ghost," said Sasko.
"He ends up being a digital ghost, and his whole relationship starts with him, and it's really complex," Sasko said. So it's in the whole game. "
Because it's in your brain, Johnny wants to stick around for a significant part of the game, and your relationship with him is a large part of the story. That's way more Keanu Reeves than we would at first, and it looks like that's a very good thing.
"You can develop [your relationship with Johnny] towards different resolutions so on … so really important part of the game, "Sasko said. There's nothing going on, it's not really true, it's a really nice guy, I think that's something we could There is this play between [Johnny and V].
Cyberpunk 2077 now has a release date: April 16, 2020. Look Keanu Reeves got involved in the first place.