Cyberpunk 2077 E3 Demo Footage Released, Showing New District, Builds, Boss, and More

Nathan Birch
Cyberpunk 2077

At E3 2019 CD Projekt Red showed off a new, nearly-hour-long chunk of Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay, which Wccftech declared the best technical display of the show. Well, after a second showing at Gamescom, CD Projekt Red is finally revealing some of the new Cyberpunk footage to the public. Sadly, you don’t get to see the whole demo, but rather an edited 15-minute version. On the plus side, you do get to check out the footage in full 4K.

The footage shows main character V making their way through Pacifica, a former tourist area of Night City, which has now become overrun by gangs and crime. You’re working for the Voodoo Boys, a group of skilled Haitian netrunners, who want you to find out of why a gang of jacked-up bodybuilders called the Animals have invaded a local abandoned mall. The footage shows two run-throughs of the scenario, one with a strength build, one with a stealthy netrunner build, culminating in a boss battle against the Animals’ particularly juiced-up leader, Sasquatch. Oh, and after she’s defeated, we also get a quick look at our old friend Johnny Silverhand. But hey, enough of my yapping – check out the footage below!

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You can get more details about the full-length version of the Cyberpunk 2077 demo from Wccftech’s Chris Wray, who got to check it out at Gamescom. Following the reveal of the footage, CD Projekt Red also streamed a deep-dive discussion with some of the game’s developers, covering the game’s world, character customization, and more.

Somehow haven’t been keeping up with Cyberpunk 2077? Here’s a quick rundown:

Cyberpunk 2077 is an open-world, action-adventure story set in Night City, a megalopolis obsessed with power, glamour and body modification. You play as V, a mercenary outlaw going after a one-of-a-kind implant that is the key to immortality. You can customize your character’s cyberware, skillset and playstyle, and explore a vast city where the choices you make shape the story and the world around you.

  • Play As A Mercenary Outlaw - Become a cyberpunk, an urban mercenary equipped with cybernetic enhancements and build your legend on the streets of Night City.
  • Live In The City Of The Future - Enter the massive open world of Night City, a place that sets new standards in terms of visuals, complexity and depth.
  • Steal The Implant That Grants Eternal Life - Take the riskiest job of your life and go after a prototype implant that is the key to immortality.

Cyberpunk 2077 arrives on PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Google Stadia on April 16, 2020.

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