- Players are receiving copies of Cyberpunk 2077 early.
- Despite the warning of take-downs from developer Cyberpunk 2077, leaks are popping up throughout the web.
- One such leak confirms that Hideo Kojima has a cameo within the recreation.
Well, that didn’t take lengthy in any respect. Despite developer CD Projekt Red issuing a stark warning to these fortunate sufficient to obtain an early copy of Cyberpunk 2077 to not spoil the sport for everybody else earlier than launch day, the web is awash with leaks.
The map, character customization, perks, missions, and all the things in between – CD Projekt Red’s take-down risk seems to have fallen on deaf ears. It was sure to occur; such is the anticipation for Cyberpunk 2077 with lower than a week to go earlier than launch.
With a lot to spoil, we’ll take a vast berth round a lot of the leaks, with one exception. Among the juicy new footage and photos, there’s affirmation of a cameo that CD Projekt Red hinted at earlier within the 12 months however stopped in need of outright confirming, leaving many to invest.
Famed online game ‘auteur’ Hideo Kojima, of Death Stranding and Metal Gear fame, is certainly in Cyberpunk 2077.
Kojima’s Cyberpunk 2077 Cameo
Back in July, the official Cyberpunk 2077 Twitter account published a tweet to commemorate the launch of Death Stranding on PC, that includes a snap of the person himself modeled within the fashion of Cyberpunk 2077 and straddling a chunky pink, seemingly Akira-inspired, motorbike.
It was unclear whether or not Kojima would seem in-game. Or whether or not his rendered likeness was merely an homage to a designer whose output shares a lot thematically and stylistically with Cyberpunk 2077.
We now know for positive that Kojima will be discovered within the recreation due to early gamers monitoring him down in Night City and their discoveries discovering their approach onto Reddit.
Sporting the identical black and white biker jacket as within the Twitter-shared snap, he sips a drink whereas waxing lyrical about conveying feelings in his ‘productions,’ seemingly hinting at a character not too indifferent from the real-world Hideo Kojima. Players can reportedly work together with him.
As for different cameos, we are able to count on the likes of streamer Cohh Carnage, Santa Monica Studio author Alanah Pierce, musical artist Grimes, and probably even Dr DisRespect to pop up in Night City.