|“||You asked for it - and now you're gonna get it...||„|
— Derek Quintanar
The book is a quick access references guide to the weapons featured throughout the series, ranging from simple Melee weapons and light arms to the more heavy Machineguns, Rail Guns and 'Borg Weapons. Blackhand's includes a brand new weapon the Nova Model 757 'Cityhunter' pistol. The books features stats on every weapon prior to Firestorm and includes several detailed illustrations.
Blackshand's Street Weapons 2020 is written in-universe by famed solo Morgan Blackhand, and each of the weapons has a small write up by Morgan. In the forward, written by editor Derek Quintanar, it is stated that the book will be the last weapon guide written for Cyberpunk 2020.