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Cyberpunk 2077 Releases Brand New Trailer, Announced Anime Series on Netflix

CD PROJEKT RED has released the latest trailer for Cyberpunk 2077, their upcoming open-world, action-adventure RPG. They also announced an all new original anime series coming to Netflix in 2022.

The trailer features new footage showcasing the world, characters, story, and action of Cyberpunk 2077. It gives players a fresh look into the dark future setting that is Night City, and the beginnings of the mercenary career of V — the ambitious, cyber-enhanced outlaw players will be stepping into the shoes of later this year.

*SPOILER WARNING* If you watched the previous Cyberpunk trailers, you’ll recognize the characters here. It looks like an expanded preview of the botched job leading up to our protagonist’s first meeting with a familiar celebrity.

Watch til the end for a surprise!

 

CYBERPUNK: EDGERUNNERS

Following the success of The Witcher series, CD PROJEKT RED partnered with acclaimed Japan-based animation company, Studio Trigger to bring CYBERPUNK: EDGERUNNERS to Netflix.

It tells a standalone, 10-episode story about a street kid trying to survive in a technology and body modification-obsessed city of the future. Having everything to lose, he chooses to stay alive by becoming an edgerunner—a mercenary outlaw also known as a cyberpunk.

Cyberpunk 2077 Anime Series CYBERPUNK: EDGERUNNERS

The team bringing Cyberpunk’s world to life is led by director Hiroyuki Imaishi (Gurren Lagann, Kill la Kill, Promare). Composer Akira Yamaoka (of Silent Hill series fame) will work on the series’ original score.

The official announcement doesn’t reveal what the anime will look like (bummer!), but it features a brief interview with the Studio Trigger team. What an explosive way to celebrate the studio’s 10th anniversary though! Watch it here:

 

After multiple delays, Cyberpunk 2077 is slated for release on November 19, 2020, for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4, with a Google Stadia version to follow within the same year. The game will also be playable on Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 consoles when available. At a later date, a free upgrade to Cyberpunk 2077, taking full advantage of next-gen hardware, will become available for owners of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions respectively. Check out how to pre-order your copy now!

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