As part of Netflix’s Geeked Week, an anime adaptation of Cyberpunk 2077 is revealed with a teaser trailer and release date information.
The years fans have spent following Cyberpunk 2077 From development to launch to date, it has undoubtedly been full of turbulence. The game had a pretty terrible start in 2020, but now it seems to be doing much better as CD Projekt Red has announced that sales of the title have increased following its release on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S. In addition, an anime set in the game’s world is slated for release in a few months.
Cyberpunk 2077 is an action role-playing game that sees the player as a customizable mercenary named V who deals with an implant that threatens to erase his entire personality for someone else’s. Although fans will not be able to fully create their own character for the game, the character creator was made into one of the game’s selling points prior to launch.
As part of Netflix’s Geeked Week virtual event, the streaming service unveiled a teaser trailer and release window for a Cyberpunk 2077 Anime adaptation. The project was announced in 2020, but things went completely silent shortly thereafter. Well, both new and old fans of 2077 can now expect to watch the show titled Cyberpunk: Edgerunnersometime in September.
The show is animated and directed by Studio Trigger, a fan-favorite studio that was responsible for groundbreaking titles like the film Promareand the series Little witch academy. That cyberpunk Show will only be 10 episodes long, but Studio Trigger is known for telling coherent stories in smaller episode counts than other anime. This means that fans are most likely in for a fast-paced and action-packed show.
While some plot details have been revealed, it’s not yet fully known whether the show’s protagonist is V from the original game or an entirely original character. While the trailer makes it clear that the show will have a fairly eclectic cast of characters, all that is known about the protagonist is that he’s trying to become a mercenary to survive in Night City. Even if the character in question isn’t V, V’s inspiration is as clear as day, as the character even sports an undercut to match.
No matter how people think about it Cyberpunk 2077, this announcement is certainly exciting. Whether the players stuck with the game despite the problems or didn’t want to try the game due to the poor launch, there’s an anime coming that will excite all sorts of fans once it arrives.
Cyberpunk 2077 is now available for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S.
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