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CD Projekt Red reveals Cyberpunk 2077's female protagonist

CD Projekt Red reveals Cyberpunk 2077's female protagonist

CD Projekt Red has unveiled the updated default female protagonist for Cyberpunk 2077.

As shown on Twitter (below), the female version of V was released for International Women's Day.

In the same Twitter feed, it was confirmed that the game would have reversible box art — one side will feature the new female design while the other will have the male protagonist.

Cyberpunk 2077's level designer Max Pears spoke to Video Games Chronicles about how the game will be inclusive for all players.

"We really want to make sure players get the representation that they want," said Pears.

"In the genre of Cyberpunk as well, it asks such deep questions about what it means to be human, let alone what it means to define your gender.

"Having that customisation match how you feel is your representation of how you feel. It's important for us, and it's important to the lore of this world too."

Last month, it was confirmed that Cyberpunk 2077 would be available on Nvidia's streaming platform GeForce Now at launch. The tech company created 77 limited edition GPU's based on CD Projekt's game.

Initially scheduled for an April launch, In January 2020, it was confirmed the game would be pushed back five months. Its new release date is September 17th 2020. Canadian singer Grimes is set to portray a frontwoman in-game.


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