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'Cyberpunk 2077' story and setting details revealed

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After the first official trailer for "Cyberpunk 2077" has been revealed, story details about the game have followed suit from the game's PR company Evolve.

According to a press release sent out to all media today from Evolve PR, the first trailer for the upcoming title "Cyberpunk 2077" has finally debuted.

The story takes players into the future where they will play the role of a man who is trying to lift himself up from the grim fate he currently faces.

"In 'Cyberpunk 2077,' the player will be thrown into a dark future. The metropolis of Night City is a stage set to tell the tale of one individual, raised on the streets, who tries to lift himself up from the gutter and find a way to survive amongst boostergangs and megacorporations in a city of filth and sin.

"Drugs, violence, poverty and exclusion haven’t disappeared by 2077, as people stayed they were for centuries – greedy, closed-minded and weak. But not only ghosts of the past trouble mankind, but new issues have appeared.

"Psychos go on rampages and the streets are filled with junkies addicted to a new form of entertainment – the braindance, a cheap way to experience the emotions and stimuli of someone else, someone living a more exciting life."

Players will be able to stream a braindance into their own minds using the BD player, which will help the player understand a person's experiences.

The range of these particular themes can be from any sort of experience, and do not seem they'll disappoint players.

"The range of themes of these recordings varies from simple braindances made by megacorporations, which e.g. allow the viewer to feel the full experience of an explorer with all its thrills, sweats, smells, views, sounds and the real feeling of curiosity that pushes men to go beyond the horizon against fear and physical weakness.

"But there are also more controversial sides of braindance, because some recordings are created illegally in the underground. Entering the mind of a serial killer means not only seeing the monstrosity he performs, but also living his lust to kill and fulfillment."

Streets in "Cyberpunk 2077" will be filled with these braindances as people cannot resist being part of this new trendy fad happening within Night City.

"This is the world of 2077. The gap between high and low is bigger than ever. Drugs, violence, braindance, psychos on the loose.

"Will you be able to function in this defunct society or end up a BD-junky with nothing left, set aside like garbage - still living someone’s else life –not aware of what’s going on around you? Whether you like it or not - this is the age of braindance decadence; this is Cyberpunk 2077."

CD Projekt's Adam Badowski talked about the trailer and everything that is currently happening relative to the game's context.

"The teaser shows how the Psycho Squad might acquire a new member. The Psycho Squad specializes in combating 'psychos' – individuals who overuse implants and substances that boost or otherwise alter the human body.

"There comes a point when they overdose on these innovations, and their bodies start to rebel against their biological body parts as well as against all things organic around them. Simply put, they start killing people, who they now derisively call 'meatbags.'

"When a psycho goes on the rampage, strange things can happen. There’s going to be a lot of carnage, so the psycho might be taken down by regular police, but they’re not always able to get the job done.

"When things spin out of control, they call in MAX-TAC (Maximum Force Tactical Division), popularly called the 'Psycho Squad'. And these guys are exceptional, these guys are crack troops. The fact that they’re proud of that name tells you a bit about their mindset.

"They wear a badge with their official emblem on their right sleeve, but their left is reserved for their unofficial Psycho Squad emblem. It’s primitively made and the image itself is on the crude side of things.

"It’s not unlike a badge special force operators might make and wear to distinguish themselves from the ranks of grunts in any theatre of war," said Badowski.

The game is said to be an open-world title set during the year 2077 in Night City. Players will have the chance to roam to known places from "pen-and-paper RPG 'Cyberpunk 2020'"

The non-linear story takes players into an age where advanced technologies have become both the "salvation and curse of humanity."

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