The latest updates for "Cyberpunk 2077" reveal new details about the game's side quests and cybernetics. Video game publisher CD Projekt RED explains it all in the latest issue of EDGE Magazine and they hinted that doing side quests will reveal a completely different story.

CD Projekt RED also revealed the benefits and dangers of using cybernetics throughout the game. "Cyberpunk 2077" made its debut at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo and it takes place in the futuristic open-world of Night City. Players assume the role of V, a cyborg mercenary who struggles to survive the hard cruel world by any means necessary.

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Taking on side quests in Cyberpunk 2077

According to Game Rant, "Cyberpunk 2077's" side quest will be treated as a whole new story when players explore them throughout Night City aside from the main plot. CD Projekt RED added that the side quests will not act as "fillers" and are more than just an activity for players to engage in.

“We want to make sure that all of them are up to the standards of the main quest – that there’s nothing that feels like filler, just something to do while waiting for the next quest, or to get more money to buy the next thing," Quest designer Patrick Mills said.

"We don’t really like to do that. We want to make sure that every quest feels like a complete story in and of itself.”

As for the player choices, Mills explained that every choice is unprecedented and the consequences of their actions will reflect on both side quests and the main story. Player choices were showcased at the Gamescom demo as their actions determine the outcome of each mission. Either they do things smoothly, or go out guns blazing.

Introduction to Cyberpsychosis

According to WCCFTech, Mills explains that "cyberpsychosis" will play a huge part in "Cyberpunk 2077" gameplay as V will experience both the benefits and side-effects of using various cybernetic upgrades.

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Players can gain access to new cybernetic hardware from various black market dealers, but the cost will be so high, to the point that everyone, even V will be dependent on them. Cybernetic upgrades allow players to unlock new skills to take advantage of when they do dangerous missions from scouting the area to handling smart guns.

The game will not feature a companion system similar to "The Witcher 3," "Mass Effect," and "Dragons Age." Senior quest designer Philip Webb stated that he does not want V to be romantically paired with someone, although he will have a couple of allies to help him out such as Jackie.

"Cyberpunk 2077" will be available for the PS4, Xbox One, and the PC.