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Cyberpunk 2077 is an FPS

Wes Fenlon

Cyberpunk 2077 is a first-person shooter. Let that sink in a bit: the next RPG from CD Projekt RED, the successor to The Witcher 3, is going first-person, and almost entirely first-person, we learned from a demo session at E3 today. While certain cutscenes will play out with a view of your character, who can be either a man or woman, the entirety of the regular game happens in first person. There are still stats that influence your abilities and weapons, and damage is dealt similar to other RPG shooters like Destiny 2 and The Division, with health bars appearing above bad guys and numbers jumping out to show how much damage your bullets are doing.

Cyberpunk 2077 – official E3 2018 trailer

Though it's a first-person shooter, there's a ton of versatility in combat. Later in the demo 'V,' the main character, deployed arm blades similar to what was shown in Cyberpunk 2077's first concept art. While there are no structured classes, stats, abilities, and augments influence how you can approach combat and dialogue.

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