Posted November 21, 2020 by David Latham in Feature
 
 

Cyberpunk 2077 Keanu Reeves Behind the Scenes Explains The Matrix

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CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077 marketing machine is now in full swing with the game’s launch just (fingers crossed) three weeks away, and today we can share with you a Cyberpunk 2077 Keanu Reeves Behind the Scenes video which shows how the man himself has created possibly one of the most memorable non-playable characters of all time: Johnny Silverhand. Whoa.

Check out yesterday’s Cyberpunk 2077 Gameplay Trailer

The video runs for a bit over four minutes and goes into detail about the motion capture Keanu Reeves used and how he’s gone to great lengths to create the Johnny Silverhand character to the best of his abilities, drawing from previous work including The Matrix and voice-over work he’s done over the years.

Keanu Reeves was kind of the father of motion capture, first doing that epic bullet dodge sequence in the first The Matrix movie in 1999. Since then, we’ve seen motion capture used in hundreds of blockbuster films, tv shows, and of course video games.

Watch the Cyberpunk 2077 Keanu Reeves Behind the Scenes video below:

 

How do you bring an iconic character of Johnny Silverhand to life? Go behind the scenes with Keanu Reeves to find out!

Cyberpunk 2077 is an open-world, action-adventure story set in Night City, a megalopolis obsessed with power, glamour and body modification. You play as V, a mercenary outlaw going after a one-of-a-kind implant that is the key to immortality. You can customize your character’s cyberware, skillset and playstyle, and explore a vast city where the choices you make shape the story and the world around you.

Cyberpunk 2077 is currently planned to launch on December 10 on Windows PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 with backwards compatibility capabilities for the new consoles and a planned next-gen patch soon after. Stay tuned to Rocket Chainsaw for all the latest Cyberpunk 2077 news, and learn more at the official cyberpunk.net website.


David Latham

 
David has a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) from a Group of Eight university, but only uses his very unique set of skills writing about video games. By day he's a stay-at-home dad, by night he's literally Batman. Where does he find the time?