Johnny Silverhand Tells You to Go Away If You Try to Play Cyberpunk 2077 Early With a PreloadDecember 7, 2020
Cyberpunk 2077 is available to preload now, and players have discovered a cute Keanu Reeves Easter egg if they try to launch the game early through GOG Galaxy.
Posted to Reddit by user jmendo02, once you boot up the game after preloading it via the GOG Galaxy service, you’ll see a landfill vista. You’ll then get a very cheeky line from Reeves’ Johnny Silverhand, who says “Go back to sleep, Samurai! It’s not December 10th yet.”GOG Galaxy’s preload screen (Image credit: Twitch user g1zmo59)
We’re sure this tongue-in-cheek easter egg won’t make it any easier for the fans waiting for the game’s official launch later this week, but it’s a cute nod nonetheless from CD Projekt Red.
AlexEnMadrid in the comments on Reddit mentioned that it was a missed opportunity to use the yellow screen favored by Cyberpunk 2077’s Twitter presence to announce delays, but we think that would’ve been far too cruel…
In other Cyberpunk 2077 news, here’s every easter egg revealed so far, including an explanation as to why Keanu Reeves and Johnny Silverhand are both canon in the game’s universe.
If you want to find out exactly when Cyberpunk 2077 launches in your region, you can check out our article covering the game’s global release times, which offers a useful map of the regional release schedule so you can properly prepare for December 10. For our spoiler-free thoughts ahead of launch, check out our final preview of Cyberpunk 2077.