Sorry, Keanu Reeves Doesn't Sing In Cyberpunk 2077

"No, they don't want me to sing," Reeves explains.

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Cyberpunk 2077 features The Matrix actor Keanu Reeves in a major role. The character he plays, Johnny Silverhand, was in a rock band called Samurai. But will Reeves sing in the game? He wants to, but the game's developer, CD Projekt Red, apparently has other ideas.

"No, they don't want me to sing," Reeves told IGN.

CD Projekt Red recruited an unnamed rock band to do the music, Reeves said, "so they're going to be doing that." Still, Reeves says he may be able to have some influence on the music.

"We have a bit of time, so maybe we'll see what happens," he said. "Maybe the lead singer of the band will let me have some kind of influence in there. We'll see."

It's a bit of a bummer that Reeves apparently won't sing in Cyberpunk 2077. He's got the chops to pull it off, after all, so maybe something will happen down the line.

Silverhand appears as a hologram in your character's head. He's a key character who is second only to the player character, V, in terms of spoken dialogue. "He's the No. 2 character in terms of lines of spoken text across the entire game," CD Projekt Red founder Marcin Iwinski said.

"You will see a lot of Keanu and hear even more of Keanu," Iwinski said.

Cyberpunk 2077 now has a release date: April 16, 2020, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Look out for more Cyberpunk news as E3 goes on, including how the team got Keanu Reeves involved in the first place, and our preview of the new gameplay CD Projekt Red demoed at the show, as well as a look at its story.

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FanboyMan

But does Keanu pay the Bass?

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PlaystationZone

Who cares but why this news.

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BigBlueBUSTN

how is this an article? who cares????

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FernandoDANTE

Oh, this is like that other story you posted before, except that one didn’t actually answer the question posed in the title. Glad you got double the clicks.