Holy hell, Keanu Reeves is in Cyberpunk 2077


'You're breathtaking'

What? What? America's sweetheart Keanu Reeves is in Cyberpunk 2077.

"A while back the guys from CD Projekt Red approached me for Cyberpunk," Reeves said on-stage at Microsoft's E3 2019 press conference. "They were going on and on about how they were creating this vast open world...with customization through in-game choices. I'm always drawn to fascinating stories."

In the game, Keanu is playing a "legendary" rockerboy, Johnny Silverhand, who's described as "one of the key characters of Cyberpunk 2077." He provided a full-body motion-capture performance for the role. At E3, someone yelled out "you're breathtaking" – to which he replied back, "No, you're breathtaking." It was a very pure moment, one bound to make every E3 2019 highlight reel.

He's just so gosh-darned lovable.

Along with the cinematic trailer for E3 – which is absolutely worth a watch for the mantis blade action alone – CD Projekt also put the Cyberpunk 2077 collector's edition up for pre-order across PC, PS4, and Xbox One. It's coming in hot at $249.99. Something tells me this is going to sell out fast.

As shown in this unboxing video, the collector's edition comes first and foremost with a 10" statue of protagonist V. There's also an art book, a compendium, a fancy case, pins, patches, and an annotated visitor's guide for Night City.

Cyberpunk 2077 releases for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on April 16, 2020. We're so in.

You are logged out. Login | Sign up


Click to open photo gallery:


Jordan Devore
Jordan DevoreCo-EIC   gamer profile

Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random. Disclosure: I backed Double Fine Adventure and Awesomenauts: Starstorm on Kickst... more + disclosures



Also on Destructoid: Cyberpunk 2077   (56)   From our database:

  • Cyberpunk 2077 players will be allowed to eschew gender choices for character creation - Anthony Marzano
  • Here's the Cyberpunk 2077 E3 gameplay demo... sort of - Brett Makedonski
  • Cyberpunk 2077 will reveal more gameplay on August 30 - Chris Moyse
  • Cyberpunk 2077 will bring the Night City to Google Stadia - Chris Moyse
  • Cyberpunk 2077 tabletop card game in the works from CDPR and CMON - Chris Moyse
  • Cyberpunk 2077 keeps the dystopia rolling with a New Game+ - Brett Makedonski
  • CD Projekt clarifies its statement about multiple Cyberpunk 2077 projects - Peter Glagowski
  • Oh, you thought CD Projekt Red was only working on one Cyberpunk game? - Brett Makedonski
  • Cyberpunk 2077's E3 2019 demo convinces us that Keanu isn't the only reason to be excited - Brett Makedonski
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #CD Projekt #Cyberpunk 2077 #E3 #Microsoft #PC #PS4 #Trailers #Xbox One



    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!