It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything significant about Cyberpunk 2077’s lore – but today the official Twitter account dropped a snippet of information about a new faction, and it certainly sounds interesting.
According to the tweet, one of the game’s new factions is called The Mox: a group that formed in the year 2076 following the death of Elizabeth “Lizzie” Borden. She was a strip club owner and ex-prostitute who “treated her workers fairly and defended them from violent clients” – and it seems her followers do the same, as the gang claims to “protect working girls and guys” from violence and abuse. Although whether that protection is genuine or just an excuse for pimping is another matter.
Either way, it sounds like an intriguing backstory for a faction, and hopefully the topic will be handled with care in the game. Personally I’m also eager to find out what happened to poor Lizzie.
Formed in 2076 after the death of Elizabeth ?Lizzie? Borden, a strip club owner & ex-prostitute who treated her workers fairly and defended them from violent clients, The Mox refer to themselves as ?those who protect working girls and guys? from violence and abuse. #Cyberpunk2077 pic.twitter.com/X1Ie8JjPYo
— Cyberpunk 2077 (@CyberpunkGame) April 8, 2020
Cyberpunk 2077, of course, was originally supposed to release this month – but ended up delayed until September. Until then we’ll have to entertain ourselves with these lore snippets, and some more information when the art book is released (something that’s now happening in June). Assuming the coronavirus outbreak doesn’t delay the game further, that is.