Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt RED revealed during a behind-closed-doors live demo at E3 that the game will take place from a first-person perspective.
While gameplay itself will take place in first-person view, cutscenes will play out in the third-person. In a nutshell, it's a 'first-person RPG,' they said (via IGN).
Players will hop into the role of someone called V, who can be male or female. You'll also pick from a variety of stats plucked straight from the tabletop RPG, including Strength, Constitution, Intelligence, Reflexes, Tech, and Cool.
V will have an apartment where he/she can store clothes and weapons, although you can get your hands on a new gaff as the game progresses.
Players can also drive cars in the game and it seems you'll be able to switch between a first and third-person perspective during these sequences. Cyberpunk 2077 also lets you attack enemies when behind the wheel, as the AI takes over driving duties.
Being an RPG, it shares some basic similarities with The Witcher, namely the ability to comb the open-world for side quests by chatting with NPCs. Dialogue options are also included, and you'll be able to level up something called 'Street Cred' as you progress.
As for combat, the demo showed number-based damage popups and there's also an ability to slow down time. The UI indicates that everything will be level-based with names and health bars viewable.
Cyberpunk 2077 is currently in development for PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One. There's no release date yet, but apparently it won't feature microtransactions, so that's good to know.