The actor will not only appear as Johnny Silverhand
Despite its umpteenth delay, this time to December, Cyberpunk 2077 doesn’t lose an iota of ambition. What’s new from CD Projekt RED wants to be something huge, and surprise the player with every decision they make. Therefore, he always has room for some surprises more related to his mechanics, his lore or even his use of different languages. The latest is a most curious revelation, and that is actor Keanu Reeves not only appears as Johnny Silverhand, but as Keanu himself in the game.
Keanu Reeves is canon in the world of Cyberpunk 2077
A most curious detail that one of the developers of the video game has revealed. Patrick K. MillsSenior Quest Designer in the game, has explained on Twitter that the reference to Keanu Reeves in one of the songs in the game is totally canon for his universe. “It is a culture reference to KR in said universe, a little-known actor of the era of collapse with an unquestionable resemblance to Johhny Silverhand “, underlines in the message and expands:” In the years following Johnny’s disappearance, was frequently confused with him«.
The KR lyric is lore friendly. It’s an in universe cultural reference to KR, a little known Collapse-era actor who bore and uncanny resemblance to Johnny Silverhand, and in the years following Johnny’s disappearance, was frequently mistaken for JS. 👉🤛 https://t.co/AxpPvlww97
– Patrick K. Mills (@PKernaghan) November 14, 2020
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Quite funny reference for an actor who took over the audience with a simple phrase in the presentation of this game. CD Projekt RED has wanted to pamper its presence to the maximum, just as it wants to take care of a game as ambitious as it is demanding. Can we experience Night City from the inside on December 10th? For now, the study has made it clear that yes, there will be no further delays.
▪ Release date: 12/10/2020