The game takes place during the year 2027, 25 years before Deus Ex. Nanotechnological augmentations have yet to be developed and biomechanical augmentations are the current state of the art. The main character, Adam Jensen, is a private security officer with a company that specializes in these augmentations. He witnesses a chilling attack on his company, and “the conspiracy begins. (…) Five metropolises are included and Detroit, Shanghai and Montreal have been confirmed. In addition, the protagonist will have his own apartment where he may store his secrets and collected information. (…) The trailer ends with “More to come at E3 2010”, which indicates that the game will be shown at E3 2010.