Cyberpunk 2077 is an upcoming title by CD Projekt, the game is the latest addition to the Cyberpunk franchise and features a first-person perspective in an open world environment.
The game features a dystopian Night city in the future which is divided into six different regions, and the player assumes control of a mercenary by the name of V, who can gain skills such as machinery and hacking and also is trained in using a vast arsenal of weapons and combat using melee weapons.
The game, which is being developed by a team of around 500 people, was supposed to release on April 16th, 2020, but was delayed to September 17 and suffered a final delay to November 19th. The game also gained a lot of popularity due to one of the characters in the game being portrayed by Keanu Reeves.
The game is based on the Cyberpunk subgenre, and while there is a lot of anticipation for the game, there are quite many popular titles in the genre that you can enjoy while you wait for the game.
Here is a list of Top 6 Games like CyberPunk 2077:
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Deus Ex: Human Revolution is as much a cyberpunk game as there ever could be, the entire game series is regarded as definitive cyberpunk by a lot of games in the gaming community. After 20 years from the debut of the original Deus Ex, the reboot has introduced almost 5 new instalments into the popular game series.
Deus Ex: Human Revolution is the reboot of the cult classic game which came out in 2011. The role-playing game features the first-person perspective and is one of the games that can be called as an influence over the new Cyberpunk 2077.
The game features a lot of cool art designs that help to build a unique cyberpunk world that is controlled by cyber-augmentations and corporations.
It is the one game in the list of Top 6 Games like CyberPunk 2077 that every gamer should play before Cyberpunk 2077 releases as it will be cool to check out the roots of the upcoming title.
Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS3
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
While we have already mentioned a Deus Ex game in this list, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is the latest instalment in the Deus Ex series, and it will be intriguing to check it out. The role-playing action game came out in 2016 and is the fourth game in the series while being a direct sequel to Deus Ex: Human Revolution.
The gameplay features a first-person perspective and elements of role-playing and stealth in Prague. The setting is open for exploration, and there is the main campaign as well as challenge mode by the name of Breach.
While the game borrows its many features from its predecessor, the gameplay is very much refined in the new instalment as it features tighter controls, sharper visuals, and the various systems that are expanded.
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is worthy to be on our list of Top 6 Games like CyberPunk 2077 and you should definitely check it out if you haven’t already. It will be worth your while and will give you all the exposure you need as a gamer before the release of CD Projekt’s magnum opus, CyberPunk 2077.
Platforms: PC, Xbox One, PS4
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a game worth mentioning in this list as it is the game that launched CD Projekt into the mainstream gaming industry as a publisher. The game series takes its inspiration from a novel series of the same name by Andrzej Sapkowski.
Witcher 3 came out in 2015 and is a direct sequel to The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (2011) and features the Geralt of Rivia (monster hunters known as witchers) as the lead character who is in search for his daughter pursued by the Wild Hunt.
The game features a central storyline as well as many side quests, magic and lots of weapons, and also a large ensemble of NPCs.
While the Witcher series is very different than the Cyberpunk 2077 as one is based in a medieval setting while the other is futuristic, the witcher series is regarded as one of the best RPG series with stunning graphics, visuals, and the game sets a new bar for the future games that features role-playing and open-world settings.
This amazing game is worth playing and was a very easy pick for our list of Top 6 Games like CyberPunk 2077, and you definitely should give it a try if you’re looking for something like Cyberpunk 2077.
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One
Watch Dogs 2
If you’re looking for a game similar to Cyberpunk 2077, you definitely don’t want to miss this gem. Watch Dogs is Ubisoft’s action game in which the player helps a group of hackers to bring down a Social Media surveillance state. The game is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, now turned into a cyberpunk future dystopia.
Watch Dogs 2 came out in 2016 and was developed and published by Ubisoft; the game is a direct sequel to Watch Dogs (2014) and features a third-person perspective and an open world system which can be navigated by a vehicle or on foot much like GTA.
While the original Watch Dogs was in itself a trendy title, Ubisoft invested a lot of money in the sequel as they utilized the feedback from the players of the first game, consulted real-life hackers to give authenticity to the game.
The game features a lot of cyber and is a little light on punk, but the whole concept of low life hackers taking down a corrupt organization makes it a definite addition in this list of Top 6 Games like CyberPunk 2077.
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One
Doom is developed by id Software and distributed by Bethesda Softworks, the first-person shooter had its worldwide release in 2016 and is the first part in the reboot of the Doom franchise and the fourth instalment in the main series.
The gameplay involves the player taking control of a space marine on the now colonized Mars; the marine is caught in a war between the demonic creatures unleashed from Hell by Union Aerospace Corporation. The game features an open environment, special abilities as well as up-gradation of the character.
If you’re wondering why this game is on this list, well DOOM is an excellent game in itself and deserves to be on every gaming list, the main reason for its inclusion on this list is the fact that the game features very fast-paced gameplay and that makes it the perfect match for our list of Top 6 Games like CyberPunk 2077 that you can dive in as you prepare for the big launch of Cyberpunk 2077.
Not only that, but there is also a sequel coming out for the game this year, so if you like it, you’ve got another title to look forward to.
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One
Ruiner came out in 2017 as a Cyberpunk video game, the game was distributed by Devolver Digital and is developed by Reikon Games. The shooter game provides a high point perspective to take down the target.
Set in 2091, the game explores Rengkok, a cyberpunk metropolis as the player takes control of a masked protagonist who is trying to rescue their brother, the brother was kidnapped by Heaven, a failed organization who are also in control of Rengkok.
The game takes inspiration from Ghost in the Shell and Akira and features a form of claustrophobic-horror setting with scary, mysterious sounds in low tones.
The game is very much story-driven, and fast-paced action, bloody scenes, and fierce combat make it very similar to the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077. Not to mention the fantastic soundtrack of the game.
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
While the above list of Top 6 Games like CyberPunk 2077 comprises some popular titles similar to Cyberpunk 2077, there are many others that you can look for or you can just use this time to re-watch the Keanu Reeves interviews and gameplay demos until November.
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