- Elon Musk made a surprise cameo on Thursday night at The Game Awards, one of the biggest gaming events of the year.
- Musk gave a standing ovation to his girlfriend, the pop star Grimes, who had just given a “Cyberpunk 2077”-themed performance.
- In addition to her musical performance, Grimes was also announced as the voice of a character in the upcoming game: a pop star named Lizzy Wizzy.
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Elon Musk appeared on Thursday night at The Game Awards, an awards show for the video-game industry and one of the biggest events of the year for gaming culture.
The camera found Musk in the crowd following a performance by Grimes, the award-winning pop star who’s been in a relationship with Musk since 2018. Grimes debuted a song, “4AEM,” which later was released on streaming services.
Grimes’ performance, which featured intense CGI visuals and special effects, had a “Cyberpunk 2077” theme. The game, set to be released in April, will feature music by Grimes, and she’ll also voice a character, a pop artist named Lizzy Wizzy.
Musk sat and clapped for a few moments before getting up to give Grimes a standing ovation.
Grimes’ performance was announced in advance, and many people predicted that Musk would accompany her in some way.
Musk is an avid gamer and a big fan of games like “Overwatch” and “Mass Effect” that feature futuristic aesthetics and combat. “Cyberpunk 2077” definitely falls into this category – to the point that Musk has even hinted at putting Tesla’s new Cybertruck in it.
See ya in 2077 ????
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 22, 2019
This was Musk and Grimes’ only appearance at The Game Awards.