Cyberbang 2069 is not less than up-front about what you’ll be able to anticipate. That is principally a courting sim that includes a lot of Cyberpunk 2077’s forged, together with in fact Keanu (thanks, GR+), and is a mixture of fan-fiction with unique music and artwork exploring varied romantic choices inside the world. You’ll be able to obtain an explicit or an SFW version here.
Essentially the most shocking factor of that is that, earlier than diving into critical improvement, the three people behind Cyberbang 2069 sought out CDPR’s permission to go forward.
“We learn their phrases of service and for fan artwork it is actually gracious,” one of many builders, Bean, told The Gamer. “You can also make cash off your fan artwork, you simply cannot lock it behind a paywall. We already knew it was going to be free, however they do say ‘don’t make a online game primarily based off Cyberpunk’, which made us query slightly bit about what a visible novel falls underneath, as a result of some individuals would say it isn’t a online game. It is fanfic mixed with artwork in additional of an immersive type, actually.”
The builders, who go by the label Triple Thirst, contacted CDPR in April final 12 months to test if Cyberbang 2069 could be allowed underneath these phrases. “We have been anticipating perhaps some form of clarification like, ‘Oh, is that this about Johnny?’,” Bean says. “As a result of there’s been some points together with his character [in the past] due to Keanu Reeves, however they only despatched again, ‘Go for it’.”
Cyberbang 2069 is utilizing CDPR’s characters however provides a lot more romance choices. In Cyberpunk 2077, you’ll be able to solely romance 4 characters whole. The roster right here consists of, inevitably, Johnny Silverhand, but additionally options characters which have comparatively minor roles within the sport like Sandayu Oda, with the builders aiming so as to add extra characters in future.
Followers have in fact been messing round with Cyberpunk 2077 in all types of how since launch, however increasing romance choices is an enormous theme for mods and fan tasks alike. It reached some form of singularity when Keanu Reeves himself was requested how he felt about individuals modding the sport to leap his bones: “It’s always nice when it’s nice.”