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The Biggest Unanswered Questions In Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 released Dec. 10, and if you've already completed the game's main questline, you probably have some lingering questions — including the biggest question of all: "Why don't V's genitals obey the laws of physics?"

You'll spend about 15-20 hours seeing everything Cyberpunk 2077's main story has to offer. Thanks to Street Stories, Gigs, and a sprawling open world, Night City still has plenty left to explore even after you've run through the core narrative.

How you play the game determines the questions you might be left with. Cyberpunk 2077 has six different endings, and each ending includes at least one big decision that alters the outcome. For example, (spoiler) during the "Nocturne Op55N1," the player can take their own life, ending both V and Johnny Silverhand's storylines. But since CD Projekt Red hasn't indicated which ending is canon, all of them are fair game for speculation.

Here are the biggest unanswered questions in Cyberpunk 2077. More spoilers ahead.

What does Johnny Silverhand do next?

This question is only applicable to three possible endings — "All Along the Watchtower," "New Dawn Fades," or "Path of Glory." Each gives the player the choice to allow Johnny Silverhand to take over V's body and complete the final missions. After defeating Adam Smasher, the new Johnny takes a bus out of Night City for a fresh start.

But would Johnny Silverhand really ride off into the sunset? The character has an elaborate backstory; he served in the military during the Central American Conflict in the early 2000s and becoming a rocker-revolutionary after the government abandoned its veterans. He wanted revenge against the Arasaka Corporation and Adam Smasher because they murdered his girlfriend, Alt Cunningham. But Arasaka is a multinational behemoth that wants to conquer Earth for Japan. Now that Johnny inhabits a physical body, it seems unlikely he would allow Arasaka to take over the world unopposed.

What else is lurking in Cyberspace?

Cyberspace is Cyberpunk 2077's version of the internet, and it's essentially a virtual reality simulation of an alternate world. There are actually two sections of Cyberspace. There's a smaller, local version called CityNet, and a global version. The global version is full of A.I.'s with varying levels of self-awareness. It's also home to human beings who had their consciousnesses digitally uploaded via the Soulkiller program. But in 2022, a Netrunner named Rache Bartmoss infected Cyberspace with a virus, and the world's corporations closed it off to the general public. By 2077, it's only accessible to skilled Netrunners.

In Cyberpunk 2077, V enters Cyberspace several times but barely scratches the surface of what's inside. Behind Cyberspace's "Blackwall," both A.I.'s and disembodied humans have roamed for decades, doing who-knows-what. Even more significantly, if the wrong A.I.'s broke through the Blackwall, they could wreak havoc on a world that's now almost entirely mechanically augmented. Whatever else is lurking inside Cyberspace could pose a threat to humanity. If there is another Cyberpunk video game, Cyberspace offers many possibilities.