Latest Word on Cyberpunk 2077 from CD Projekt RED
A few additional nuggets of information were released today by CD Projekt RED concerning their upcoming RPG, Cyberpunk 2077
. The world of Cyberpunk 2077 is created by Mike Pondsmith, one of the original people to create the cyberpunk genre. He's also the creator of the RPG, Cyberpunk, a pen and paper desktop game.
The cyberpunk atmosphere, well known from William Gibson’s novels, the “Blade Runner” movie and the famous pen-and-paper game, “Cyberpunk 2020”, will surround the player. The creators promise that “Cyberpunk 2077” will be true to the essence of the cyberpunk genre. Players will be thrown into the dark future of the year 2077 and into a world where advanced technologies have become both the salvation and the curse of humanity. A multi-thread, nonlinear story designed for mature players (a CD Projekt RED trademark) will take place in the sprawling metropolis of Night City and its surroundings. Players will have a chance to visit places well known from “Cyberpunk 2020”, including a combat zone completely taken over by gangs, the legendary Afterlife joint and the nostalgic Forlorn Hope.
The game will be a sandbox, do whatever you want, style of game. It will utilize some of the ideas and gameplay mechanics outlined in Cyberpunk 2020, another pen and paper RPG. Expect to see lots of weapons, guns, rifles, implants, gadgets, and more throughout Night City.
The team has also launched a new blog, which can be found at Cyberpunk.net