CD Projekt, the Poland-based game publisher responsible for The Witcher, just published 48 minutes of gameplay footage for its upcoming title Cyberpunk 2077, a futuristic sci-fi open-world game that generated a lot of buzz at this year’s E3. The demo, first streamed live on the studio’s Twitch channel and since published to YouTube in 4K, is the same behind-closed-doors footage select members of the press and notable game industry figures saw in Los Angeles in June. For a vast majority of people, however, this is the first concrete gameplay footage we’re seeing of the title.

2015’s The Witcher 3 was a groundbreaking RPG that further established CD Projekt and its Projekt Red game development division as influential open-world makers. Now, three years later, Cyberpunk 2077 is shaping up to be just as expansive and complex, but this time, it’s a take on the techno-dystopian aesthetic popularized by classics like Bladerunner and Ghost in the Shell instead of a fantasy world inspired by Eastern Europe folklore.

In the gameplay demo, we see a lot of shooting — the game is first-person, contrasted with The Witcher’s third-person viewpoint — and a lot of augmented human beings. There’s a fair amount of neon, as per usual with cyberpunk stories, but it’s too early to tell what the overall story is here. Still, it’s as solid a look at Night City, the metropolis that forms the game’s introductory setting, as we’ve ever gotten. Cyberpunk 2077 does not have a release date, but it’s scheduled to come out on the existing generation of consoles and PC, so it’s safe to say it will be…

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