Thursday’s Evening Metropolis Wire episode — the final earlier than Cyberpunk 2077 lastly launches — showcased Keanu Reeves and his idea of, method to, and efficiency as Johnny Silverhand, the role-playing sport’s “co-protagonist.”
“You virtually need to play a second […] with three totally different behavioral attitudes,” Reeves informed Evening Metropolis Wire. “Both he’s pleased, or he’s being a dick, or he’s glad. […] You get to see Johnny as a rock star, you hear about his army previous, you already know, he’s combating for survival. I believe there’s a Johnny Silverhand in all of us.”
Reeves expounded on the function in a four-minute section (above) supplemented by a brand new character trailer for Johnny Silverhand (beneath). CD Projekt Crimson author Borys Pugacz-Muraszkiewicz stated Silverhand “is extra of a co-protagonist” than a sidekick to V, the participant character.
“What Keanu brings to Johnny Silverhand is nothing extra and nothing lower than Keanu,” Pugacz-Muraszkiewicz stated. “To anybody who’s seen his motion pictures, Neo [from The Matrix] is Keanu, and Keanu is Neo; John Wick is Keanu, Keanu is John Wick. And Johnny Silverhand shall be Keanu.”
Cyberpunk 2077, delayed twice this 12 months, launches Dec. 10 on Google Stadia, PlayStation 4, Home windows PC, and Xbox One. Variations of the sport optimized for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Sequence X are scheduled to be launched in 2021, and shall be out there as free upgrades for many who personal the sport on PS4 and Xbox One, respectively.