|“||You are V, a cyberpunk. In a world of cyber enhanced street warriors, tech-savvy netrunners and corporate life-hackers, today is your first step to becoming an urban legend.||„|
— CD Projekt Red
V is the player controlled protagonist of the upcoming video game Cyberpunk 2077.
The character of V was unveiled at the E3 2018 show where CD Projekt Red developers revealed the game for the first time since 2013. Players are going to find themselves in the role of V, an up and coming cyberpunk in Night City. Rather than have a pre-defined character, similar to Geralt of Rivia from the Witcher franchise, CDPR elected to allow players to define their own character.
Players will be able to play V with a customizable, genderless body type and can pick between a male or female sounding voice. Players will also be able to choose their future path with multiple branching quest-lines as well as flesh out their life-story (major life event, their reason for going to Night City, etc.) furthering the immersion and role-playing aspects. A broad skill system means that there are no traditional classes, so players are free to experiment with abilities and perks.
- The female V is voiced by Cherami Leigh, while the male V is voiced by Gavin Drea.