CD Projekt Red revealed more new details about its upcoming RPG Cyberpunk 2077 during a recent gameplay stream. In this presentation, the developer detailed a few of the significant playstyles in the game. One of the more exciting playstyles is Netrunner, which focuses more on hacking anything that’s connected to a network. But as a Netrunner, one of the most practical and useful tools at your disposal is the Nanowire. With this handy wire you can hack an enemy’s implants from a distance.
According to senior level designer Miles Tost, the Nanowire goes hand-in-hand with the Netrunner playstyle, which makes sense since you’re probably going to breach a lot of networks. With the Nanowire, you’ll gain access to unique attacks and solutions, such as remotely detonating an enemy’s hand grenade or hacking a benchpress weight to slam down onto an unsuspecting foe mid-lift.
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While the Nanowire is mostly a functional tool, it can also be used as a deadly weapon. If you’re so inclined, you can whip it around at enemies and slice them into bite-sized pieces. It all sounds relatively brutal.
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