After much speculation, it has now been confirmed that CD Projekt RED’s highly anticipated futuristic RPG, Cyberpunk 2077, will be making an appearance at Gamescom 2019 in August where fans will see a new gameplay demo.
As reported by Gematsu, the confirmation comes from CD Projekt RED which revealed that Cyberpunk 2077 will exhibit Gamescom 2019. Gamescom 2019 runs from August 20 to 24 at the Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany, developer CD Projekt RED announced.
CD Projekt RED will also show off an exclusive Cyberpunk 2077 demo but it will be behind closed doors and will be shown only to media and trade visitors from August 20 to 22.
Public attendees, however, will be able to watch Cyberpunk 2077 being played live by members of the development team at the game’s booth. The booth will be located in Hall 6, Stand C049, according to the Gamescom hall plan. These presentations will take place from August 21 to 24.
In addition to this, CD Projekt RED will also be hosting a Cosplay Contest which has a $40,000 prize pool and a chance to appear on the cover of a gaming magazine.
“The contest tasks you with creating the most authentic cosplay of an existing Cyberpunk 2077 character,” reads the game’s website. “You can use any official trailers, gameplay videos, screenshots and art for the game as a reference, or turn to our character cosplay guides, which will be available soon.” Here’s when each of the offline qualifiers will take place:
- Gamescom (Cologne, Germany), Aug. 21-24 2019
- PAX West (Seattle, USA), Aug. 30-Sep. 2 2019
- Tokyo Game Show (Tokyo, Japan), Sep. 12-15 2019
- Igromir (Moscow, Russia), Oct. 3-6 2019
- Paris Games Week (Paris, France), Oct. 30-Nov. 3 2019
It is highly likely we will see more gameplay footage, trailers, as well as general news about Cyberpunk 2077 on the above dates, which makes 2019 a very exciting year for CD Projekt RED and Cyberpunk 2077.
Just recently, we also learned about Fluid Class System that will be featured in Cyberpunk 2077. Cyberpunk 2077 classes will be limited down to three: Netrunner, Techie, and Solo.
Cyberpunk 2077 is being developed by CD Projekt RED. Pre-orders for Cyberpunk 2077 are now open with an April 16, 2020 release date for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.