With Red Dead Redemption 2 soon to be upon us, CD Projekt Red's Cyberpunk 2077 is about to become the most anticipated game on the horizon. While games don't always live up to the hype (looking at you, No Man's Sky), all the signs point to Cyberpunk delivering and then some.
It will admittedly be tough for CDPR to top The Witcher 3, considering the acclaimed RPG is a solid contender for the best game of this generation. That's not to say they can't do it, though. Rockstar have Grand Theft Auto, but also Red Dead and a host of others. BioWare make Mass Effect, Dragon Age, and are still hoping to make big waves with Anthem. Cyberpunk 2077 should be viewed as another weapon in CDPR's arsenal, and it's one that's set to blow audiences away.
In a marketplace full of generic multiplayer shooters, Cyberpunk represents something truly unique, and the teases we've seen of it so far promise an engaging, gripping story too.
With all that in mind, there's a whole host of reasons that 2019 could be the year of 2077.
Stacey Henley is a published author, avid gamer and all-round nerd. She can most often be found roaming through vivid expansive spaces and discovering the world around her, but only in video games. In real life, she mostly stays home.