Cyberpunk 2077 Stirs Controversy By Dropping Gender & Third Person Camera - Inside Gaming Daily

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  • EHZ_115
    EHZ_115 3 days ago

    Some Destiny 2 lines refer to the player (by Drifter and Cayde) as sister, probably brother too

  • Omar Le Mighty
    Omar Le Mighty 3 days ago +1

    I was gonna be day one, now I guess I'll wait for a month or so. and see what everyone thinks.

  • Albert Wesker
    Albert Wesker 3 days ago

    Dragons Dogma is the best tbh, fucking amazing game! 🥰😍 she’s bae now tbh

  • Liz Rehfuss
    Liz Rehfuss 3 days ago

    I really wanted it but yeah I can't at all do fps without getting really sick

  • Jack price
    Jack price Month ago

    Truth be told. If it hits pc it would get a third person view as the modders will make it happen lol but will be waiting on this game no matter what platform ;) also 1st person will play a big part in vr mode

  • Link Roronoa
    Link Roronoa Month ago +1

    At the end of the day, Anti-SJWs are just as bad as SJWs and all need to shut up.

  • Papa Putin
    Papa Putin Month ago

    "Play as you want" Well i want to play a big titties female character in third person to see that booty. I think i will legit skip this now.

  • EverythingLegit Bro

    Hate all ya want but first person is the way to go

  • Topaz atious
    Topaz atious Month ago

    I get dizzy in first person :(
    LIterally can't play and it has nothing to do with wanting to see my character..motion sickness is a thing and yes I would be more than willing to wait more than A year to have third person as its a no buy for me unless they change their minds about it.
    What a shame I was sooo looking forward to this.

  • Sōshi Miketsukami
    Sōshi Miketsukami Month ago

    Why pay for microtransactions of those clothes or grind for them, if you wont see them?

  • A.K.B.
    A.K.B. Month ago

    It's counterintuitive that this game is only first person, but Borderlands characters are customizable and it's a first person game.

    • A.K.B.
      A.K.B. Month ago

      @Leum I understand that, I wish they would use the Fallout 1st and 3rd person camera setup.

    • Leum
      Leum Month ago

      A.K.B. Borderlands doesn’t have a massive character creation service like this though

  • D.M. N.
    D.M. N. Month ago +1

    Yes I would wait, waiting isn't hard, just spend the time doing something else.
    I would rather wait an additional year for cyberpunk, if it meant that it was actually finished and it's the game that everyone wanted to play and create, instead of some rushed out mess of a half finished game.

  • Zark
    Zark 2 months ago

    They're gonna make a vr version, that's why they're making it 100% first person

  • Thiago Albino Santos
    Thiago Albino Santos 2 months ago +1

    Glad that it is full fp, I don't see my life in third person.

  • Jim Last Name
    Jim Last Name 2 months ago

    This is why you don’t pre-order games. They sell it as red and it ships as blue.

  • Michael W
    Michael W 2 months ago +1

    It would be super inclusive to allow the player to choose first or third person.

  • Taco Torres
    Taco Torres 2 months ago

    Rather have the game delayed for perfection than have it stupid and shitty now

  • Web Weaver
    Web Weaver 2 months ago +2

    This is making me want to boycott God for not making real life optional of third person. We all know everyone is going to shut up and stop bitching when the game releases.

  • AgitatedArdency
    AgitatedArdency 2 months ago +1

    I mean... real life is first person and we still like to customise our outfits, and I feel at least a passing immersion in my life so it makes sense to me

  • Peter Reynolds
    Peter Reynolds 2 months ago +2

    One small step for socjus, one giant leap for mediocrity.

  • Pro Viper
    Pro Viper 2 months ago +1

    Damn liberals ruining video games now there are only two genders you twits

  • 5k subs with few original music.

    Got no problem with 1st person prespective. 3rd person means we r not the character. They want us to play story of our own by being the character!

    • 5k subs with few original music.
      5k subs with few original music. 2 months ago

      u still get perks and can look at yourself sometimes.

    • ItzMatty 56
      ItzMatty 56 2 months ago

      @5k subs with few original music. then customization is obsolete

    • 5k subs with few original music.
      5k subs with few original music. 2 months ago +2

      Yea i totally agree different people have different prespectives and i respect that. But, for example see at 2018 e3 gameplay demo when meeting with dum dum they put a gun on our face and the exprience would'nt be same if it was in 3rd person. Im myself not too much in 1st person but i got no prob just because i believe what cdpr is doin will be right. Even i texted them in fb to bring option of switching between 1st and 3rd person but they said its the right thing and i believe in them.

    • ItzMatty 56
      ItzMatty 56 2 months ago

      They can take out the customization options and it wouldn't affect the game anymore, save up on space, fuck CDPR

    • Kasper Dome
      Kasper Dome 2 months ago

      If we control a character; no matter the perspective, we ARE the character. Why did you think most gameplay trailers say "You play as [character name]"?
      I think most people wouldn't have a problem with it being a first person game, it's just that it was promised to be a little bit more. Now it seems like they created something cool, then decided to throw it out the window, only to then catch it before it reached the ground and taped it at that exact location so we can see it in a few angles.

  • Nick
    Nick 2 months ago

    That "well met arisen" was too accurate fuck. DEFINITELY PLAY DRAGON'S DOGMA

  • thelitepredator
    thelitepredator 2 months ago

    haha so funny any entertainning u people better be buying cyberpunk its the best game evrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

  • Jesse Newton
    Jesse Newton 2 months ago +2

    I hate when game devs treat their players like children.
    Just let us choose how we want to play the game.
    Not everyone wants to have deep rp immersive experience.

    • JayJapanB
      JayJapanB 2 months ago

      @Jesse Newton "And it's not like they orginally designed the game to be this way."
      Wut? Their first gameplay demo said "This is a first person game" Then they clarified by saying it was a "First person game", and now they are saying it's a "First person game"
      Gee, I wonder what perspective the game is???
      That was their *first* public demo. Over a year ago.
      That demo had a very heavy focus on how first person effected the experience. The bathtub scene, the surgery, the interrogation, the mexican standoff. All super first-person directed scenes, integrated seamlessly (literally) with the gameplay.
      And no, not all games need both perspectives. They are different in terms of focus, visually and in game design. The Witcher didn't have first person, it didn't need it. CP2077 doesn't need third person.
      Want a polished experience? Pick one. They chose first person. They made a game. Now you can choose whether or not you want to play it.

    • Claire Rostron
      Claire Rostron 2 months ago

      ​@Jesse Newton The argument to be made is that players can't be trusted to play the game for the most enjoyment when handed certain freedoms.
      There's a thing called the dominant strategy. Players really often take whatever option gives them the most reward / points, regardless of how fun that strategy actually is.
      Third person gives a massive advantage in combat, and so people will naturally switch to it for higher effectiveness whether it's more fun to or not. Meanwhile, it damages tension and immersion.

    • Jesse Newton
      Jesse Newton 2 months ago +2

      @JayJapanB I'm not talking about changing anything but the forced perspective. It's a roleplaying game and people should be able to choose how they want to roleplay.
      And it's not like they orginally designed the game to be this way. They got some backlash for sexy characters so they removed gender and 3rd person.

    • JayJapanB
      JayJapanB 2 months ago

      Why don't you just choose games you want to play, rather than choosing games you don't like and wanting to change them?
      Games need to be true to what they set out to be. Trying to please everyone is not a good design goal.

  • Blistering Barnacles
    Blistering Barnacles 2 months ago

    I got really annoyed with Alanah from her impatience to the point of accepting an unfinished game, but she redeemed herself by plugging Dragon's Dogma.

  • drallore
    drallore 2 months ago

    What I think is weird is that you've got this whole thing saying you won't be able to see your character, then you're trying to implement a gender fluid character creator that the people who would appreciate won't be able to appreciate because all the customization they put into to their character can only be expressed by a masculine or feminine voice in game. Dafuq?

  • Azuma G
    Azuma G 2 months ago

    9:01 In Cyberpunk (not the video-game) you can also be a furry! :3 UwU

  • Wojtek Kusy
    Wojtek Kusy 2 months ago +1

    In 9:25 and 9:27 there is a 100% winner of the "Meme face of the decade" contest. Can't stop laughing. Hillariously done, Adam.

  • YoCyber
    YoCyber 2 months ago

    so it doesn't really matter if there's genders in the game anymore because we're not gonna be able to see the damn character anyways haha......what a waste....

  • Carlos Soto-Medina
    Carlos Soto-Medina 2 months ago

    Ayyyyyy dragons dogma!

  • Glaadbag
    Glaadbag 2 months ago

    BULLSHIT! The first game Ive been excited about in years and now this... no 3rd preson for gender reasons. All they have to do is allow you to choose what ever body, voice, hair, face, etc combo you want just like in Dauntless. The actual fuck CDPR?!

    • JayJapanB
      JayJapanB 2 months ago

      "no 3rd preson for gender reasons"
      They are two completely separate points.
      And we don't even know if anything has changed since the og 48min gameplay. That had first person with "very occasional third person cutscenes", which is pretty much what they are saying the game is. I'm assuming you watched the whole 48min gameplay. We've known what the game is for over a year.

  • ArmedDarkly
    ArmedDarkly 2 months ago

    I was hyped for this game, but after hearing this, im not so excited anymore. Wooo keanu reeves, its cool but doesnt sell a game guys. Its like fucking watchdog all over again. We were promised so many things for that game and they slowly kept taking away stuff, and then we got what we got. So with that in mind, im going to wait. But ya, character creation was a big thing in my opinion.....so taking it away kinda killed it for me. And fuck the people who says character creation doesnt have to do with an rpg. Yes it does, unless there are static protagonists and characters, who the fuck plays and rpg in 3rd person. And the fact why have character creation but no visual? Just take character creation out then, there is no point. And the argument for half life is stupid, first of, they told you, you were morgan freeman, and they didnt tell you were going to have character creation in the beginning so no, of coarse no one cared about 3rd person. When you say things and take them back, its never going to be good, whether or not you did it for a really good reason. Honestly id rather then push it back to make this game amazing, and not get a possible rushed game, because again. Watchdogs happened. Take it as you will. Im gona wait for this game, because I have a suspicious feeling it may not be the game we all hoped for.

    • JayJapanB
      JayJapanB 2 months ago

      @ArmedDarkly Was it you who didn't read your comment?:
      "We were promised so many things for that game and they slowly kept taking away stuff"
      "character creation was a big thing in my opinion.....so taking it away kinda killed it for me"
      They also said the game is first person, and justified it repeatedly. A year ago! This isn't some last ditch shit. What's it gonna take for you to accept it?
      It.
      Is.
      Not.
      In.
      The.
      Game.

    • ArmedDarkly
      ArmedDarkly 2 months ago

      @JayJapanB Someone didnt read my comment, I said if anything, whats the point in character creation if you cant see said character.

    • JayJapanB
      JayJapanB 2 months ago

      They didn't take character creation away.

  • Noah Grey
    Noah Grey 2 months ago

    There goes the neighborhood. Cutting 30% of the game experience due to social pressure? Or cost pressure? (Cost wasn’t it FYI)

  • joe schmoe
    joe schmoe 2 months ago

    "Undertale is an SJW game": I guess, there's a smart scientist lady and a badass warrior woman and you help them get together as a couple in the pacifist route. And the game does try to make you feel guilty for using violence/killing to solve your problems.

  • Arcade-Eyes
    Arcade-Eyes 2 months ago +1

    They mentioned that the game is solely first person back in their first ever gameplay demo, they never said anything to the contrary

  • 北岡霊人
    北岡霊人 2 months ago

    So they want to boycotting eh? SJWs are bunch of feminist and sexiest nobodies wanted to destroy the video game industry.
    I just love the typical game when you cybernetic built-in cyborg or enhanced human in such futuristic world.

  • Enzo1495
    Enzo1495 2 months ago

    Oh wah I can’t see my character all the time the whole game is ruined now WHAAAAAAAA

  • corgot93
    corgot93 2 months ago

    Them taking away the traditional "Male or Female" option fits with the whole Cyberpunk theme, it's just that it happened after the "controversy" and it looks like they are just trying to appease that group. But the problem with appeasement is it never works and they will just keep demanding more and more. Watch, I give it a month before they start demanding something else be added or removed.

  • Vorox3
    Vorox3 2 months ago +1

    I actually like this, but I just prefer the first person perspective

  • Sky Wolf
    Sky Wolf 2 months ago

    No 3rd person option no buy. Sorry been to excited about this game for it to be ruined by a narrow minded limited vision for it.

  • Sky Wolf
    Sky Wolf 2 months ago

    Why not a 3rd person option.
    Considering the graphics people want more from their character than to only be able to see their hands

  • Sky Wolf
    Sky Wolf 2 months ago

    Wow.... Why would i buy and build into a character only to see their hands. Why not a 3rd person option....

  • 5k subs with few original music.

    I have faith in cdpr . They know what they do.

  • ADofCLE
    ADofCLE 2 months ago

    I loved The Witcher 3, and I have a good feeling Cyberpunk will be good, gameplay wise. But I like 3rd person, and having the option to switch between would be great.
    Maybe in a future update?

  • Darnell Romain
    Darnell Romain 2 months ago

    This is gonna flop. 3rd person games are superior

  • Jonathan Jandourek
    Jonathan Jandourek 2 months ago +1

    Maybe it will be the opposite of GTA V where 3rd person will be introduced later.

  • Barisaxblue
    Barisaxblue 2 months ago

    I remember being called "ser" a lot in Dragon's Dogma. Always thought it was just a fancy, medieval way of saying "sir".

    • Mitchell Clymer
      Mitchell Clymer 2 months ago

      I thought that too but they also called Mercedes ser Mercedes who was obviously a woman so I think it's sort of a social ranking thing over a gender thing

  • ayden fretter
    ayden fretter 2 months ago +2

    honestly a 3rd gender in a cyber punk setting makes more sense considering there are probs a lot of identity issues in the culture of a cyber punk society

  • Patrix San
    Patrix San 2 months ago

    The developers can do whatever they want but for me this is a turn off. They make it inclusive by erasing genre? If you want it to be inclusive let them choose a chick with a low voice or viceversa. Wait I get it, now you can have both boobs and a dong so no third person. But as ted said, there are no women with dongs just men with boobs.

  • aceichner
    aceichner 2 months ago

    damn it, FP sucks. What the hell does it matter what gender you do or don't have if you can't see yourself anyway?!? Might as well be a freaking smurf.

  • Mike Kline
    Mike Kline 2 months ago

    This looks like Anthem did before it (cocks head back and barks before each word spoken) LAUNCHED. INTO. FAILURE.

  • TheChromescorpion
    TheChromescorpion 2 months ago +2

    You ALL need to stop using the word controversy in this context. A government official being caught in the middle of human trafficking and prostitution ring, that's controversy. A bunch of whiney Bitches complaining about not getting their way IS NOT BY ANY MEANS CONTROVERSY.

  • Zerillis Guren
    Zerillis Guren 2 months ago

    Yes, Delay this son of a bitch if you have to. I want a finished product for once.

  • Bad Wölf
    Bad Wölf 2 months ago

    For me and some others, want to see our own well thought out creation of V in action doing cool stuff instead of just staring at a pair of hands or nothing in every cutscene. Or seeing our V just there doing nothing in menus or mirrors.

  • Jimmy Jimson
    Jimmy Jimson 2 months ago

    Or in inside gaming videos people are referred to as They the whole time

  • astrojeet
    astrojeet 2 months ago +2

    Cyberpunk 2077 was never gonna have third person dialogue. They confirmed last year that all conversations is 100% FPP. The only occasional TPP cutscenes would be small set piece sequences like we saw in last year's demo which was about 30 seconds long in a 48 minute demo. I don't know why this is news. I mean the encounter with the Maelstrom gang, meeting dexter and the corpo agent were really well done in a way most other FPP games never do. If they keep up that quality throughout, I'm all for it.

    It's definitely a bummer that we won't get to see our character as much especially when they offer so much customization. But, I can understand what they're going for. They've said and shown that in all dialogue conversations we have full control over the character as the cutscenes are gameplay driven and dynamic where we can look at something and comment on it for example or other characters will react to you. Not sure how that will work though.

    Now, if they did the same thing for third person you have to ask the question if it would be the same experience with the same quality because FPP and TPP are fundamentally a different experience. I'd say gameplay driven cutscenes are more immersive in FPP while conventional dialogue scenes like in the Witcher games work much better in TPP. At least, that is how it seems in my head.

    They said that they tried it out and it was just not working out. Hell, they even said last year at E3 that it was because of the gameplay driven dialogue scenes and immersion it brings, was one of the major reasons why they decided to go with FPP. It's a risky and a brave decision and at the same time quite ambitious. I can't help but admire and respect that.

    We complain about how game companies don't take risks and tick boxes on what the masses want to maximise profit. CDPR is taking a risk and trying something new and we complain about that as well. We can't have it both ways.

  • WhyteLis21
    WhyteLis21 2 months ago

    Don't expect too much whether it's cd red project or another developer, all games final products will always turn out different from the tech demos. Haven't we all learned that from the past demos shown by developers? 😁

  • Alex Bimmy
    Alex Bimmy 2 months ago

    What's the point of gender identity shit if there is no 3rd person anyways? The rest feels like pointless garnish. *grumble grumble*

  • Evil Paragon 4
    Evil Paragon 4 2 months ago

    Undertale's character wasn't really for SJW reasons though.
    It was Frisk for several reasons.
    1. Ambiguous, it's up to your imagination what Frisk is.
    2. Old Retro Feel of limitations. You're not supposed to create a character, you're supposed to have one sprite with a couple animation type alterations, like stepping or from behind, despite Undertale being a modern game that isn't _actually_ limited by such limitations.
    3. That when you name yourself, you think the name you choose fits on Frisk, regardless of gender.