The open-world role-playing game Cyberpunk 2077 has turned out to be an extremely solid game. One person who continues to support and celebrate the game post-release is actor Keanu Reeves, who portrayed the in-game character Johnny Silverhand. Reeves recently participated in a Reddit AMA and shared his enthusiasm for Silverhand with his fans.
Love for Johnny Silverhand
Keanu Reeves is undisputedly one of the nicest actors in Hollywood. His fans definitely agree on that. At the recent Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) the actor participated in for the promo of his new movie “John Wick 4,” he proved it once again. In the Reddit event, the actor shared his love for Johnny Silverhand with fans and also expressed admiration for the team behind Cyberpunk 2077. In doing so, Reeves responded to a post from a fan who celebrated his portrayal as Silverhand and felt it was his best role.
Reeves’ appreciation for video games
At the same time, the fan asked if Reeves planned to appear in more video games. “I love Johnny Silverhand and I think all the people at CD Projekt Red are pretty darn good!” said Reeves, deftly dodging the fan’s question with his next sentence. “Video games are fun! And it’s cool how technology and storytelling are evolving in this space.”
Reeves as a popular game character
Reeves‘ portrayal as Silverhand was well received by the gaming industry, despite the game’s post-launch debacle. Although the game was torn to shreds due to its disastrous performance on multiple platforms, Reeves’ portrayal survived the post-launch storm. It appears that Reeves himself enjoyed the dystopian adventure as an anti-corpo rocker boy.
Keanu Reeves bought merchandise
Although the acclaimed Hollywood star has repeatedly confirmed his love for Cyberpunk 2077‘s Johnny Silverhand, he has actually never played the game. Although CD Projekt Red had claimed that Reeves had played and loved the game, the actor revealed in an interview with The Verge that he has actually never played the game. Nevertheless, he has emphasized his love for Johnny Silverhand on various occasions and was even spotted buying Johnny Silverhand merchandise months after the game’s debut.
Keanu Reeves appeared a fan-favorite on Reddit AMA, gushing about his role in Cyberpunk 2077 as well as video games in general. He left it open whether he will play a game character again in the future.