The Cyberpunk 2077 community has been on the forums for the past few days Reddit With 1.1 million people, it has become a real hotbed of adult content – users started Mass release of screenshots with naked characters from the game. The players decided to do this to protest against the policy of the site administration.
As part of the fight against the new Reddit rules, some popular subreddits have gone offline while others have declared themselves NSFW communities, i.e. Among other things, this status blocks ads and prevents Reddit from monetizing these sub-forums.
Cyberpunk 2077 community moderators have also reported NSFW – after all, this game is aimed at an adult audience and contains violent scenes and sexual content. The Reddit administration, however required They refused to label and threatened retaliation if they refused to cooperate.
The moderators of the Cyberpunk 2077 subreddit haven’t had a chance to explain their position, but they won’t compromise their principles under threat of dismissal: “At least we’re going to have some fun… but if this community NSFW goes under, then you know it.” [мы] no longer at the helm”.
In support of the Cyberpunk 2077 community moderators, and in an attempt to prove to Reddit that the subreddit deserves NSFW status, users have started posting obscene screenshots of their characters as well as illustrations based on the game and anime series Cyberpunk: Edgerunners are based (see image above).
It is worth noting that this is not the first unusual protest against the leadership of Reddit: at the end of June, users of the Steam digital store Community filled Feed with discussions and pictures on the subject of steam and steam locomotives (steam translated from English – only steam).
The excitement on Reddit began in late May when the site’s management announced plans to start charging API calls from third-party applications starting July 1. Despite protests from communities, the administration did not give up on its intentions and began mass closures of third-party customers on the agreed day.