As I take into consideration what guides are value revisiting throughout what is basically a second launch of Cyberpunk 2077, I’ve simply run into one thing in my very own playthrough that I’ve forgotten about for nearly two years.
Cyberpunk 2077’s secret ending.
Cyberpunk 2077 has a complete lot of various endings that revolve round Arasaka, Johnny or the Aldecaldos, or some mixture of all of them. However whereas attending to sure endings is fairly apparent, ie. you possibly can’t name Panam for aid you by no means performed by means of her sub-storylines, there may be one ending that may completely, 100% be categorised as a secret, and it’s absurdly straightforward to overlook due to the way it was inserted within the sport. And for some, it’s arguably the finest ending, on prime of that.
CDPR hid this ending, during which Johnny will volunteer to storm Arasaka alone, behind basically only one very, very particular dialog with him. This dialog is critical to succeed in 70% synergy with Johnny, which you’ll be able to monitor on the primary character display. Screw this one dialog up, and you may be caught at 60%, which is how my first playthrough went. There’s no going again to repair it.
It doesn’t matter in case you agree with Johnny at each single flip all through the remainder of the sport, it’s about this one scene in a single mission, which begins with “Chippin’ In,” which has Johnny take over V and make contact with highway, which is able to ultimately lead you to study the place Johnny’s physique was dumped within the Oil Fields a long time earlier.
When you get out to the Oil Fields, that is the place this singular dialog to set off the ending begins. The ending received’t begin after this, it could nonetheless be a dozen or two hours away in your playthrough, it simply requires you get this half proper for it to even be an choice later.
These are the precise dialog choices you have to select throughout this half:
- [Inscribe Johnny’s Initials] “Let’s do one thing about that.”
- “The Man who Saved My Life.”
- “Nah, fucked that up too.”
- “What would you like from me?”
- “OK. However as second possibilities go, that is your final.”
- “You had been an actual dick at first.”
- “Once you mentioned you let down your folks…”
- “Smasher biz actually acquired to her.”
- “Yeah, I will name Rogue.”
So, you have to be type of good, however not butter him up too a lot, and yeah I do not know how anybody figured this out first time.
Additionally, you will want to complete out the remainder of the place this questline leads, which is able to ultimately get you to a Samurai reunion present which is able to reunite Johnny along with his previous bandmates, and get him and V nearer. There’s actually nothing particular you have to do right here aside from do the hunt and play the present, and after that, you have to be at 70% and able to meet Hanako at Embers.
There may be one closing, tough stage right here. When you make it to the rooftop above’s Vic clinic the place you’re brainstorming your closing plan, you have to first select the ending that lets Johnny go together with Rogue. Then, when there’s an choice to “put this to relaxation” you have to do…nothing. You might want to simply sit there and anticipate a minute or two, and ultimately Johnny will suggest the suicide run mission himself. And that’s the way you set off it.
Why is it the most effective ending? Effectively, it’s the one one the place you’ll undergo no additional casualties of people that include you, plus it has probably the most intensive fight, which some might say makes it the most effective ending choice. Lastly, not solely is it arduous, however in case you die at any level, there are not any do-overs, the sport ends and also you’ll hit credit. So make sure you quicksave earlier than all this kicks off.
It’s a frankly absurd course of to get to this ending, extremely straightforward to overlook, however that’s why this information is right here. I’ve managed to do it on my third playthrough with out screwing something up, in order that’s been good, after two years of lacking out on it.
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