Cyberpunk 2077: Everything we learned from the new gameplay demo

CNET | 8/27/2018 | Morgan Little,
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Now that's a Cyberpunk logo.

After gameplay demos for Cyberpunk 2077 were presented to the media at both E3 2018 and Gamescom 2018 behind closed doors, fans finally can take a look at the game for themselves. Developer CD Projekt Red released its first public gameplay showcase Monday, following a cryptic Twitch stream of seemingly-random code (and building plenty of excitement).

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The public had yet to see what Cyberpunk 2077's gameplay actually looks like. And though we were treated to behind-closed-doors eyes-on with some gameplay, we certainly didn't get the exhaustive walk-through we hoped for, nor were we able to share any footage of what we had seen. But that's all changed with the 48-minute gameplay walk-through now out for everyone to see, and it's a doozy. For more details on that footage, scroll down. But for those fresh to the Cyberpunk 2077 universe, we have some introductory info.

Why is there so much hype for Cyberpunk 2077?

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For context, CD Projekt Red first released a stunning teaser trailer for Cyberpunk 2077 in January 2013. Since then, the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 were released; CD Projekt Red took the world by storm with The Witcher 3 and its expansions; and Nintendo went from console laughingstock to the top of the world. Meanwhile, all fans were left with was that sole teaser.

While fans were left in the dark for years, CD Projekt Red was adamant the game was still under development. Still, no screenshots, gameplay footage or demos have surfaced in the five years since the first trailer. But as we now know, rumors circulating about the game finally making an appearance -- particularly after CD Projekt Red filed a new trademark for Cyberpunk 2077 prior to the conference -- ended up being true.

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But after years of anticipation, the second trailer for Cyberpunk...
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