If your only experience with the world of Cyberpunk is 2077, you'd be forgiven for thinking that Kerry Eurodyne is gay. While he does mention having a wife, Johnny's reaction seems to imply he isn't known for loving the ladies, and this is only cemented by the fact that you can only get with him yourself if your character is masculine, in both voice and body. But no, in actual fact, he's bisexual, and it was just assumed that the devs forgot about this.
However, according to quest designer, Paweł Sasko, they didn't forget at all. In a recent livestream, Sasko confirmed that Kerry is still bi in 2077 – feminine V just "isn't his type". He says this was done in a bid to make sure the bachelors/bachelorettes of Night City weren't "player-sexual", despite the fact this would have made him the only romance who was down to get with a V of either gender.
"She is not his type. That's basically what it is", Sasko says. "We really closely paid attention to the characters and what kind of characters they are. We didn't want to make them player-sexual, you know, or pansexual."
He goes on to explain what they were hoping to avoid with the romances. "No matter who you are, what you are, and what you're acting…they will always fall for you. We didn't want to do that because that's not how life works."
However, this is actually a slightly different explanation than what we got when the game first launched. R. Talsorian Games, the original creators of the Cyberpunk world, instead explained: "Honestly, we still consider Kerry to be bisexual."
"With male-presenting V vs female-presenting V we suspect Kerry's attraction is deeply rooted into unresolved issues involving Johnny", they continue. "Male-presenting V fits that particular mold [sic] better, to his subconscious."
Unsurprisingly, fans weren't thrilled by the prospect of their romance with Kerry not being about them at all, and just being a desperate bid to get with Johnny. Considering the original creator was just speculating, Sasko's explanation is probably the one we should go with – although the previous one would explain why Kerry will only get with a masculine V. Or hey, maybe they just wanted to keep it equal between fem and masc V, like most other games with romances. Who knows.
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