Extra Cyberpunk is right here. On Thursday, CD Projekt Crimson unveiled a brand new trailer for its upcoming open-world action-adventure role-playing recreation, Cyberpunk 2077, and introduced a brand new unique anime sequence referred to as Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, which can launch in 2022 on Netflix. The brand new Cyberpunk 2077 trailer additional hypes up the futuristic neon-lit world of Night time Metropolis, and units up the marketing campaign story, which revolves round an “bold, cyber-enhanced outlaw” referred to as V — that is you. As for Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, it will be a 10-episode standalone story of a avenue child who turns into an “edgerunner” — an outlaw — to outlive in Night time Metropolis.
CD Projekt Crimson has been engaged on Cyberpunk: Edgerunners since 2018, it mentioned. Japanese animation agency Studio Set off will flip the Cyberpunk 2077 world into anime, with the assistance of director Hiroyuki Imaishi (Gurren Lagann), assistant director, co-writer, and Studio Set off CEO Masahiko Otsuka (Gurren Lagann), co-writer Yoshiki Usa (S SSS.GRIDMAN), artistic director Hiromi Wakabayashi (Kill la Kill), and character designers Yoh Yoshinari and Yuto Kaneko (Little Witch Academia). Akira Yamaoka (Silent Hill sequence) is the composer. CD Projekt Crimson will produce Cyberpunk: Edgerunners.
“We’re so excited to lastly reveal that we’re engaged on an anime within the Cyberpunk world,” Cyberpunk 2077 recreation director and CD Projekt Crimson’s studio head Adam Badowski mentioned in a mailed assertion. “We have devoured nearly all of the cyberpunk fiction there’s to look at, learn, and play; it is a style that leaves a lot room for creativity, and has had such a robust affect on us. Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is our love letter to cyberpunk as an entire, and to tales advised in animated kind.”
Otsuka added: “We at Set off are thrilled to work with CD Projekt Crimson to create a brand-new story set on this planet of the highly-anticipated Cyberpunk 2077. It is an enormous problem to adapt this universe into an anime, however we’re desirous to face it head-on. I’ve at all times cherished cyberpunk as a style, however at all times discovered it tough to create as an unique work. For this reason I am very excited to be working with CD Projekt Crimson on this mission. It will not be simple to please each recreation and anime followers, however I like a problem, and I am trying ahead to the manufacturing. We’ll do our greatest to satisfy and exceed expectations.”
Cyberpunk 2077 is out November 19 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. It will launch later in 2020 on Stadia, PS5, and Xbox Collection X. Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is out in 2022 on Netflix.