With Patch 21 a reference to the legendary Sad Keanu

With Patch 2.1, a reference to the legendary “Sad Keanu” meme appeared in Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 received a major patch 2.1 yesterday, December 5th, adding the subway, dates with romantic partners, a portable radio and new secrets to the game. Gamers have already started actively seeking the latter and in some ways are even succeeding.

    Image source: aks31/Reddit

Image source: aks31/Reddit

Players were able to capture Johnny Silverhand’s new look while referencing the famous “Sad Keanu” meme. The clue was first spotted by journalists from Kotaku, after which users began posting their screenshots of Keanu Reeves’ character in a signature pose. Reddit forum.

You can observe the scene while riding the moving subway – the event is triggered at a random time, so it may take some time to activate.

“Sad Keanu” is an Internet meme based on a photo taken in 2010 of the actor sitting forlornly on a park bench, eating a sandwich alone. As a tribute to the original, the developers didn’t dare change the dish even for Johnny.

Update 2.1 has been released for Cyberpunk 2077 and Phantom Liberty on PC (Steam, GOG, EGS), PS5, Xbox Series X and S. The release of the patch coincides with the retail release of Cyberpunk 2077: Complete Edition.

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