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Cyberpunk 2077 soundtrack features Grimes, Run The Jewels, A$AP Rocky, and more

Here’s a peek at the artists included in CD Projekt Red’s dystopian RPG

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Cyberpunk 2077 is scheduled to launch on April 16, 2020. Now we know a few of the artists who will be on the game’s soundtrack. A partial list of the musicians was announced at The Game Awards tonight. It includes Grimes, Run The Jewels, Russian DJ Nina Kraviz, and cellist Tina Guo. We’ve embedded the behind-the-scenes video above, or you can watch it on YouTube.

When sitting down to a tabletop game of Cyberpunk Red, the prequel pen-and-paper role-playing game from the franchise creators at R. Talsorian Games, it’s recommended that you crank the electronica as loud as it will go. But the team at CD Projekt has adopted what looks like a much more diverse and eclectic selection of tunes for driving around Night City. The partial list includes the following artists:

  • Run The Jewels
  • Grimes
  • A$AP Rocky
  • Gazelle Twin
  • Ilan Rubin
  • Richard Devine
  • Nina Kraviz
  • Deadly Hunta
  • Rat Boy
  • Tina Guo

The most high-profile artist in the world of Cyberpunk, however, is Johnny Silverhand, who will be played by Keanu Reeves. His band, Samurai, will be represented by Refused. The Swedish punk rock band formed in 1991. Expect them to create some new songs for the game. In the meantime you can get a load of their back catalog on Spotify.

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