Cyberpunk 2077 is based on the Cyberpunk 2020 table-top RPG which has its own set of rules and stories. The game takes place decades after the events of Cyberpunk 2020 and will have reference characters and events from it. To help people get caught up with the world and the lore, the game is getting a lore-book.
Dark Horse Comics have partnered with developers CD Projekt Red to release a lore book called The World of Cyberpunk 2077. The book will release on 21st April 2020, in time with the release of the game. Dark Horse comics are known for bringing licensed franchises to the world of comic books and have previously done this for franchises like Star Wars, Aliens, Avatar: The Last Airbender and Mass Effect.
Not to mention, they also did this when The Witcher 3 launched and often work with PlayStation, Bethesda, and Microsoft.
The World of Cyberpunk 2077 will aim to help people familiarize themselves with the world of Cyberpunk which is filled with corporations, colourful people and various factions each with tons of backstory.
“Step into the year 2077, a world dotted with dystopian metropoles where violence, oppression, and cyberware aren’t just common–they’re necessary tools to get ahead. Delve into incisive lore to discover how the economic decline of the United States created a crippling dependence on devious corporations and birthed the Free State of California. Explore the various districts, gangs, and history of Night City. Learn all there is to know about the technology of tomorrow and research the cybernetics, weapons, and vehicles of Cyberpunk 2077.”
The book will cost $19.99/ Rs 2,162 for the Kindle Edition and $39.99 for the Hardcover Version. Sadly, the Hardcover version isn’t available yet in India.
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