Cyberpunk 2077 particulars revealed by Grimes in livestream

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Lizzy Wizzy shown in Cyberpunk 2077. Her body is entirely chromed out.

Image: CD Projekt Red

Claire “Grimes” Boucher has a brand new album titled Miss Anthropocene which got here out in February. To have fun, the singer went on YouTube for a short livestream together with her followers. Now it seems that video has been made non-public, probably as a result of she let slip some particulars about her appearance in Cyberpunk 2077. Incidentally, these particulars line up with a little bit of atmospheric textual content included within the first gameplay movies at E3 in 2018.

[Warning: This put up might spoil a possible plot level for Cyberpunk 2077, whereas additionally referencing suicide.]

In CD Projekt Red’s upcoming role-playing game Grimes can be performing a personality named Lizzy Wizzy, the controversial entrance girl for the band Lizzy Wizzy and the Metadwarves.

During her livestream she revealed that her character commits suicide throughout a reside efficiency. The audio was transcribed by a number of folks on Reddit and elsewhere.

“I play a pop star who committed suicide on stage,” Grimes stated, “and they had to quickly come and preform emergency surgery and replace her whole body with cybernetics while she was dead for an hour and then she finished the show as a cyborg. One of the greatest pieces of performance art ever made.”

An archive of the livestream was out there on Grimes’ channel for a while, however has since been marked non-public. It’s unclear why that call was made, however Polygon has reached out to CD Projekt for remark.

Shortly after the information of the potential leak broke, an eagle-eyed member of the Cyberpunk 2077 Reddit community seen one thing attention-grabbing in the original E3 demo of the game shown to the press in 2018. As the participant character wakes up and goes to the window to look out onto Night City a headline seems within the heads-up show: “Death at Lizzy Wizzy Concert.”

From the headline, it’s unclear if the demise in query was Lizzy Wizzy’s. The future portrayed in Cyberpunk 2077 is extremely violent, so it could possibly be nearly anybody.

Cyberpunk 2077 was recently delayed. It will now be out there on September 17 for Google Stadia, PlayStation 4, Windows PC, and Xbox One. A model may also be out there at a later date for the brand new Xbox Series X, Microsoft’s new game console launching this vacation.