Cyberpunk 2077 Strategy Guide

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Cyberpunk 2077 is officially here. It feels like it has taken a lifetime, but fans can finally dig into the FPS RPG from CD Projekt RED and experience the turmoil that fills the streets of Night City. If you’re preparing to step into the role of V and take on the gangs and unique characters in the city, then you’re gonna want as much help as possible. This article will act as a hub for all of our guide and walkthrough content surrounding Cyberpunk 2077.

Cyberpunk 2077 guide and walkthrough

cyberpunk 2077 guide and walkthrough

There is a lot to digest in Cyberpunk 2077 and we’ve tried our best to put together a comprehensive guide with everything you need to know. We’re still exploring the streets of Night City ourselves, which means you’ll be seeing more content added to this in the coming days and even weeks. We’ve got a lot planned for Cyberpunk 2077, so check back often for new guides and content.

To help make navigating this article easy, we’ve broken up our guides into multiple categories including:

You can click the links above to jump to those specific areas of the guide. We’ll try to keep things spoiler free here, but our walkthroughs and other guides may contain some spoilers for the game throughout them.

Frequently asked questions about Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk guide - FAQs

Got questions about Cyberpunk 2077? Here's a look at all the most-looked-for answers you need to know.

Frequently Asked Questions
Guide Link Guide Description
Can you change appearance? Want to change up your hairstyle? Here's what you need to know.
Can you play Cyberpunk 2077 in third-person? Curious if you can play Cyberpunk 2077 in third-person? Here's what you need to know.
Which Lifepath should you choose? - Cyberpunk 2077 Not sure what Lifepath you should choose for your first playthrough in Cyberpunk 2077? Here's what you need to know about them.
How long will it take to beat Cyberpunk 2077? Curious to know how long it will take to beat Cyberpunk 2077? Here's what we know.
How many Acts are in Cyberpunk 2077? Wonder no longer about how many acts are between you and the ending of Cyberpunk 2077.
Will Cyberpunk 2077 have multiplayer? Find out if Cyberpunk 2077, CDPR's latest RPG, will feature any kind of multiplayer when it releases.
What is Braindance in Cyberpunk 2077? Find out exactly what Braindance is and how it plays a part in the world of Cyberpunk 2077.
Can you customize your genitals in Cyberpunk 2077? Find out if you can customize your genitals in Cyberpunk 2077.
Can you steal cars in Cyberpunk 2077? Will you be able to steal cars in Cyberpunk 2077 or are you locked into only using the vehicles that the game grants you? Here's what you need to know.
Does genital size matter in Cyberpunk 2077? Feeling a bit self-conscious about your bits? Discover whether size actually matters.
Can you customize vehicles? Discover whether you can personalize your vehicles in Cyberpunk 2077.
What does Overheat mean? There are a lot of important phrases, and Overheat is one of the most critical.
Can you get Iconic gear back? Learn whether you can buy back any Iconic gear you sell or dismantle.

General Cyberpunk 2077 guides

Cyberpunk 2077 guide - General guides, how-tos

Below you’ll find an assortment of general guides to help you get the hang of Cyberpunk 2077. 

General Cyberpunk 2077 Guides
Guide Link Guide Description
How to skip time Learn how to pass time quickly without having to wait around in Cyberpunk 2077.
How to fast travel Learn how to fast travel in Cyberpunk 2077 and move through the districts more quickly.
How to enable nudity Learn how to turn off the blur and uncensor nudity in Cyberpunk 2077.
How to holster your weapon Tired of walking around with your pistol or assault rifle out? Here's how to holster that bad boy and enjoy Night City like a normal person.
How to make money Learn how to pad your wallet and make money doing different things in Cyberpunk 2077.
How to redeem Cyberpunk 2077 preorder rewards Find out how to redeem your Cyberpunk 2077 preorder rewards and goodies.
How to have sex in Cyberpunk 2077 Want to take your new genitals for a spin? Here's how to get down and dirty.
How to get more Street Cred Gain access to better gear and items in Cyberpunk 2077 by increasing your Street Cred.
How to repair your vehicle Learn how to fix up your vehicle and get back into the action.
Change the radio station Tired of the music you're listening to? Change the radio station.
Change your clothes Give yourself a new look by changing your clothes.
Bounty Hunting guide A complete overview of the Bounty Hunting system.
How to find evidence Learn the best way to find evidence in the event you've gotten yourself stuck.
How to upgrade & modify weapons Take your weapons and gear to the next level with modifications and upgrades.
Money glitch - how to duplicate items Everything you need to know about the Cyberpunk 2077 money glitch and how to duplicate items.
Romance guide Put those customized genitals to good use with our Cyberpunk 2077 romance guide.

Iconic Weapon and Item Locations

Cyberpunk 2077 guide - weapon and item locations

Looking to get your hands on some of the best weapons and items in Cyberpunk 2077? These guides will break down the locations of several Iconic and unique items.

Iconic Weapon and Item Locations
Guide Link Guide Description
Skippy Iconic weapon location Learn where to find Skippy, one of the Iconic weapons in Cyberpunk 2077.
How to get Mantis Blades Find the arm blade weapons that were first revealed way back in the original teaser trailer.
How to get a Samurai jacket Fulfil your destiny by finding and wearing a Samurai jacket.
Find the Rayfield Caliburn Get the fastest car in Cyberpunk 2077 for free.
How to get Johnny Silverhand's gun Arm yourself with the weapon that Johnny Silverhand uses.
How to Johnny Silverhand's Porsche Learn how to get the most stylish car in Night City, Johnny Silverhand's iconic Porsche 911.
How to get the Satori Katana Learn how to get the Satori Katana early on in Cyberpunk 2077.

We’re working on adding more guides, so check back soon for even more content.

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