CD Projekt RED beforehand confirmed Cyberpunk 2077 wouldn’t get the censor hammer in Australia. This is regardless of the extensively recognized sexually express and violent content material that may characteristic all through the RPG (and Australia’s notoriously strict insurance policies concerning that content material). However, a brand new report means that such content material will obtain revisions earlier than hitting retailer cabinets in Japan.
According to Press Start, the Japanese model of Cyberpunk 2077 shall be “heavily censored.” The revisions will most notably sort out content material of the sexually express and violent selection. For instance, nude female and male character are to look carrying underwear within the recreation’s Japanese iteration. Other cases of sexually graphic content material shall be revised, too. It’s not clear what this entails, however the ESRB score hints at customizable genitals and totally different sorts of sexual encounters–all of that are certain to get the axe in Japan.
Press Start reviews that “selective revision[s]” are additionally within the works for Cyberpunk 2077’s extra violent gameplay sequences. This consists of the severing of physique components and the publicity of guts. Lastly, in-game billboards and graffiti formed like genitalia will both endure revisions or be reduce of their entirety.
During final week’s Night City Wire broadcast, CD Projekt RED showcased one other recent take a look at gameplay, focusing largely on the “Braindance” characteristic that lets gamers discover the recorded reminiscences of different individuals. The studio moreover unveiled a partnership with Netflix and Studio Trigger to supply Cyberpunk Edgerunners, an anime scheduled to reach someday in 2022.
CD Projekt not too long ago pushed Cyberpunk 2077 out of its beforehand deliberate September launch date. The sci-fi RPG is now slated to hit shops on November 19th for the PS4, PC, and Xbox One. Next-gen console gamers who buy the current-gen model will obtain a free improve. A next-gen model with “more robust” enhancements will launch at a later time at no additional value to homeowners of the title.
You can preorder Cyberpunk 2077 for just $49.99 now.