Cyberpunk 2077 will get an anime and will be released on Netflix in 2022
Being produced by the Japanese Studio Trigger, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners will be a “gateway” to the entire game universe
This Thursday (25), the Polish studio CD Projekt RED held the first episode of Night City Wire , an online event with several news related to Cyberpunk 2077 , the company’s future and ambitious title.
In addition to presenting a new trailer and more details about the gameplay of the game , it was also revealed that Cyberpunk 2077 will win a series in the anime format , called Cyberpunk: Edgerunners and being released in the future through the Netflix streaming platform .
The studio that will give life to the animation and the world of Cyberpunk will be the Japanese Studio Trigger, with Hiroyuki Imaishi, who was already responsible for the anime Gurren Lagann, Kill la Kill and Promare, will be the person who will be in charge of directing the series.
Together with Imaishi, assistant director Masahiko Otsuka and creative director Hiromi Wakabayashi will assist in driving the creation of Cyberpunk: Edgerunners. The character design will be led by Yoh Yoshinari and Yuto Kaneko, with the script being adapted by Yoshiki Usa and Masahiko Otsuka.
Finally, the animation soundtrack will be composed by Akira Yamaoka , who was already responsible for composing the songs present in the games of the Silent Hill franchise .
According to his synopsis, Cyberpunk: Edgerunner will bring a completely new story, the one based on the universe of the game and with several new characters , with 10 episodes that will tell about a boy who tries to survive in Night City and ends up becoming an edgerunner, an outlaw mercenary, also known as cyberpunk.
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is scheduled to debut on Netflix only in 2022. Cyberpunk 2077 will be released on November 19 for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One. The game will also be backward compatible with the next-generation consoles (PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X), requiring you to buy the game once to have the title on new consoles.
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