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Why 'Cyberpunk 2077' is one of the most anticipated video games in the world

Cyberpunk 2077

  • CD Projekt Red, the game developer behind the acclaimed “Witcher” series, has been working on its next video game, called “Cyberpunk 2077.”
  • We’ve broken down the highlights from the “Cyberpunk 2077” reveal to give you an idea of what to expect from one of the most anticipated video games.
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CD Projekt Red, the development company behind the acclaimed “Witcher” series, announced “Cyberpunk 2077” all the way back in 2012. But the company’s Turkish publisher says it may finally be ready in 2019.

At Microsoft’s E3 press conference last June, fans finally got a first look at actual gameplay from “Cyberpunk 2077.” The footage hit Twitch and YouTube two months later to much fanfare.

Here’s why “Cyberpunk 2077” is one of the most anticipated video games in the world right now.

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In Cyberpunk 2077, you play as V, an urban mercenary and cyberpunk who takes on dangerous jobs for money.

You create your own version of V: You can be male or female, which affects who you can romance in the game. Many characters you’ll meet are bisexual, but not all of them are.

You can choose V’s backstory, and the reason you’re visiting Night City, which is the main area you explore in the game. You can be there for romance, or revenge.

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