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CYBERPUNK 2077’s E3 Trailer Looks Sci-Fi AF

Over the course of Microsoft’s annual Xbox E3 press conference, they revealed 50 brand new games, including surprises like Halo: Infinite, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, and Devil May Cry 5, but no one could have predicted how the conference would close: with the video feed glitching out and cutting to an unexpected first-look at CD Projekt Red’s highly anticipated follow-up to The Witcher 3, Cyberpunk 2077.

“In 2077, they voted my city the worst place to live in America,” the narrator tells us as we see a montage of futuristic scenes. “The main issues: sky-high violence and more people living below the poverty line than anywhere else. Can’t deny it. It’s all true. But everybody still wants to live here.”

A markedly brighter game than The Witcher 3, CD Projekt Red is trading in high fantasy for grungy sci-fi and neon lights. Cyberpunk 2077 looks jam-packed full of heavily augmented gangsters, cybernetic enhancements, holograms, seedy bars, robot fights, and so much more. Only time will tell if it can exceed the ridiculousness of The Witcher 3‘s infamous unicorn scene though…

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Images: CD Projekt Red

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