A conversation with the artist behind that Cyberpunk 2077 poster

June 12, 2019
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Cyberpunk 2077 has sparked debate over an in-game advert which uses the tagline “mix it up” paired with an image of a transgender woman.

The image was spotted in-game this week at E3 2019 and, alongside other in-game artwork, is on the wall of developer CD Projekt Red’s show floor booth.

Its combination of a sexualised model, the outline of her penis clearly visible, and quippy tagline been labelled as transphobic by some. I caught up with Cyberpunk 2077 art director Kasia Redesiuk – who designed the poster herself – at the show today for her take.

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