The 54-year-passe actor made a shock appearance at Xbox’s E3 tournament on Sunday to tell his role in the upcoming “Cyberpunk 2077” video sport. Microsoft invited Reeves to the Los Angeles tournament, typically known as the Electronic Entertainment Expo, to present the April 16, 2020 originate date for the role-taking half in video sport.
The gang erupted in cheers as Reeves emerged on stage amongst a cloud of smoke to promote the game.
“How’s it going?” requested Reeves, carrying a blazer over a dark T-shirt with red print. “Whats up, Los Angeles. E3!”
The megastar then quieted the crowd to part an announcement. Some time again, Reeves said he used to be requested by video sport publisher CD Projekt Pink to be a segment of their upcoming project.
“They were occurring and on about how they’d form this immense, originate world with a branching storyline. The formula you would be in a region to customize your persona by in-sport selections,” Reeves explained. “And it be now not something I knew earlier than, however I was furious by. And I am always drawn to sharp tales.”
Reeves persisted to picture the futuristic sport, which he said is determined in the “sleazy, underbelly of the metropolis.” The actor confirmed he’ll be making an appearance in the game.
“You would possibly maybe per chance maybe additionally very nicely be breathtaking! You would possibly maybe per chance maybe additionally very nicely be all breathtaking!”
— Keanu Reeves
“The feeling of being there … of strolling the streets of the future is totally going to be breathtaking,” said Reeves.
A fan in the crowd then interrupted Reeves’ speech, shouting: “You would possibly maybe per chance maybe additionally very nicely be breathtaking!”
The target market — and even Reeves himself — couldn’t lend a hand however laugh.
“You would possibly maybe per chance maybe additionally very nicely be breathtaking!” laughed Reeves, pointing again at the target market member. “You would possibly maybe per chance maybe additionally very nicely be all breathtaking!”
The hilarious 2d straight went viral, touchdown Reeves as a high trending subject on Twitter Sunday.
“Handiest segment of #XboxE3 for me,” one Twitter user posted, sharing a 20-2d clip of the alternate. The video has been viewed by extra than 1.3 million folk and garnered virtually 35,000 retweets as of late Monday morning.
“Humanity peaked right here,” one user answered to the viral tweet.
“Yeah, that used to be very cool,” but every other agreed.
“Cyberpunk can’t catch me to any extent extra hyped. *introduces Keanu Reeves. – I was execrable,” a third joked.
The man who made the “breathtaking” commentary used to be later identified as eminent YouTuber, Peter Sark, basically basically based on Eurogamer.
“Keanu Reeves honest correct launched to the sector that I’m breathtaking,” Sark wrote in a tweet, which has been shared virtually 10,000 cases.
The decent Twitter memoir of “Cyberpunk 2077” then confirmed it equipped Sark a free Cyperbunk 20177 collector’s model.
Sark admitted he used to be surprised by the gain’s huge response to his one-liner.
“Never had so many notifications rush off on my cell phone. Thanks on your complete admire from everyone all around the sector. You’re all breathtaking. Keanu confirmed it. Goodnight!” he later tweeted.
Reeves closed the present by asserting the game’s originate date and sharing a trailer for the present.