“Cyberpunk 2077”: Braindance and Badlands in the gameplay video

CD Projekt Red has shown a new trailer and numerous fresh gameplay scenes for “Cyberpunk 2077” in a detailed livestream. The trailer only shows scenes from the title’s prologue, while the livestream shows related gameplay sections and developer interviews.

Trailer for “Cyberpunk 2077” (Source: CD Projekt Red)

The 2020 E3 will take place purely digitally. Developers like CD Projekt, Sony and Nintendo are showing their games in a live stream instead of on stage. heise online collects the most important new announcements and developments.

Also shown are short scenes from the “Badlands”, a rather rural area outside the futuristic city “Night City”. In addition, developer CD Projekt Red is introducing a new game mechanic called “Braindance” for the first time: With such memory records, players can replay the perspective of other people in certain sections. In Braindance mode, players can also slip out of the transition character and examine the action from the outside. You can rewind and rewind the events as desired and examine the surroundings. “Braindance” becomes a kind of detective mode.

The stream for “Cyberpunk 2077” in the comment from heise online.

In addition, an anime implementation of Cyberpunk 2077 was announced, which is to appear on Netflix under the name “Cyberpunk: Edgerunners” and is being implemented by the Japanese animation studio Trigger. However, scenes from it have not yet been shown.

“Cyberpunk 2077” is scheduled to hit stores on November 19 for PC, Xbox One and Playstation 4. The game was last postponed until June 19 – not the first time. CD Projekt Red teased “Cyberpunk 2077” for the first time in 2013. If you buy the role-playing game on Playstation 4 or Xbox One, you get a free upgrade to the following console generation. Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X will be released a few weeks after “Cyberpunk”, but the optimized version will not be available until 2021, according to CD Projekt Red. Until then, owners of the new consoles “Cyberpunk 2077” can play in compatibility mode.

“Cyberpunk 2077” is a mixture of first person shooter and role playing. Players slip into the role of a loosely defined main character named “V” and explore the open game world of the futuristic night city. They can develop their character in attributes such as intelligence, technology and coolness, solve missions in different ways and make decisions. “Cyberpunk 2077” is one of the most anticipated games of the year. Developer CD Projekt Red previously had great success with “The Witcher 3”. With “Cyberpunk 2077” CD Projekt has a lot of experience as well as star power: The actor Keanu Reeves embodies the supporting character Johnny Silverhand.


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