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Cyberpunk 2077: Things I Wish I Knew Before Playing

Cyberpunk 2077 is a huge game, with a whole lot of freedom to approach it however you want. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of your time in Night City.

Cyberpunk 2077 is a huge game that offers players a lot of freedom in how they choose to build their character and approach each encounter. With that in mind, it's easy to feel lost and a little overwhelmed. Don't worry though, we're here to help with these early game tips that will get you off on the right foot as you begin to explore Night City.

In the above video, we go through some essential tips to help you succeed in Cyberpunk 2077, from differentiating between skill points and attributes, to figuring out which side quests are worth your time. There's also the question of what to do with your old weapons. If you're using a Netrunner build, we also offer some tips to make you the most effective hacker in town.

Cyberpunk 2077 launches on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PC, and Stadia on December 10, and you can read GameSpot's review of CD Projekt Red's latest here. For more Cyberpunk 2077 tips, check out our guide to essential tips for new Cyberpunk 2077 players and make sure to subscribe to