Cyberpunk 2077 creator CD Projekt Crimson 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 the 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 stated.
It’s price 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 means of the gamers’ eyes. It additionally makes use of the joytoy’s voice appearing all through the transient scene.
It’s typical for gamers to personalize their expertise by means of mods, and the Cyberpunk neighborhood has been doing so because the recreation’s launch. CD Projekt Crimson 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 Crimson advised PC Gamer. “On the subject 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 is likely to be discovered offensive when you don’t have their specific permission.”