Cyberpunk 2077 creator CD Projekt Pink would kindly like modders to cease making Keanu Reeves right into a intercourse object. Following a fan mod that allowed gamers to have intercourse with Reeves’ character, Johnny Silverhand, the developer advised PC Gamer that user-generated content material can’t be “dangerous in direction of others” — particularly with regards to mods. “Within the case of mannequin swaps, particularly people who contain specific conditions, it may be perceived as such by the individuals who lent us their look for the aim of making characters in Cyberpunk 2077,” the developer mentioned.
It’s value noting that Reeves’ character does have an in-game intercourse scene, although it performs out from his perspective. As Johnny, the participant has intercourse with a blonde lady who inexplicably dumps good liquor onto her white high to a backdrop of guitar riffs, whereas Johnny bounces her round.
Eurogamer first reported on the Nexus Mods information that swapped a intercourse employee “joytoy” character mannequin for Reeves’ Johnny. Within the mod, Johnny — who stays clothed — is now the sexualized character seen by the gamers’ eyes. It additionally makes use of the joytoy’s voice performing all through the transient scene.
It’s typical for gamers to personalize their expertise by mods, and the Cyberpunk neighborhood has been doing so because the recreation’s launch. CD Projekt Pink simply launched official modding tools. Nonetheless, the mod — which has since been hidden by the creator on Nexus Mods — crosses that boundary.
“For the characters we’ve invented for the sport, we broadly allow you to tweak the sport at will and simply have enjoyable,” CD Projekt Pink advised PC Gamer. “In the case of fashions of actual folks whom we’ve requested to take part within the recreation, we kindly ask you to chorus from utilizing them in any state of affairs that could be discovered offensive should you don’t have their specific permission.”