Can You Change Your Appearance or Gender in Cyberpunk 2077? – Answered

The character customization screen is super important.

The character creator in Cyberpunk 2077 is robust and full of all sorts of options you might want. You have everything from hair and tattoos to nails and nail color, and even going as far as letting you choose the genitals and the shape of said genitals. 2077 truly is the future. With so many options to choose from, you may be wondering whether you can adjust things later. Here’s whether you can change your appearance or gender in Cyberpunk 2077.

Can You Modify Your Character Appearance in Cyberpunk 2077?

Cyberpunk 2077 Apartment Bathroom
Screenshot by Prima Games

While there is a massive caveat to this, you can indeed change your appearance in Cyberpunk 2077. Once you’re able to access the open world, head to your apartment. Your first apartment is located in the center of the Watson District in Little China, while other apartments will depend on where you purchase them. Once in your apartment, make your way over to the bathroom and interact with it to open up some options. Select the “Change appearance” option to open up a character appearance screen.

Cyberpunk 2077 Change Appearance.
Screenshot by Prima Games

This is where the massive caveat comes in. While you can change some things, more finite choices like body structure can’t be changed. These choices are permanent upon leaving the initial character creation, so you better choose wisely.

Can You Change Your Gender in Cyberpunk 2077?

Sadly, it’s impossible to change your gender in Cyberpunk 2077. While this is partially a consequence of the limited character appearance screen after initial setup, there are some good reasons for this. Given that romances are tied to character gender, being able to swap would screw things up on that front. It’s a real shame since more modern games like Starfield include the ability to re-enter character creator essentially. It’s also 2077, so come on now.

If you’re looking for more help with customizing your experience, check out our guide on how to enter third person in Cyberpunk 2077.

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