The Cyberpunk 2077 universe continues to expand and this time it goes beyond the role-playing game: taking advantage of the context of the GEEKED WEEK days, Netflix has shown the first extended trailer for Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, the long-announced animated series from the Trigger Inc studio. which will begin airing this summer.
What is Cyberpunk: Edgerunners about? Taking as a starting point the streets of Night City, a city full of opportunities, subject to corruption and whose inhabitants live obsessed with cybernetic implants; the series introduces us to Lucy Y Davidtwo young men raised on the streets of the city with a knack for getting into trouble.
Problems that, having seen what has been seen, and as you can see in its first official preview, not only transcend on a spectacular scale, but also will lead to quite explicit scenes.
Although the game aimed to make the universe of the role-playing game tangible to the fan and the general public, the purpose of the animated series, produced by CD Projekt RED itself, is that it is also credible and genuine. Faithful to the video game and the original work.
As for the protagonists, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners revolves around the complex alliance between David, a troubled young man who aspires to prosper in the city, and the Edgerunner named Lucy, a mercenary who operates outside the law. Although, on the other hand, in the city of Night City, laws are always created and repealed for the benefit of mega-corporations.
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, an extension of the Cyberpunk 2077 universe
From here it’s time to talk about its premiere and the good news is that it won’t take too long to immerse ourselves in this vision of Night City anime: the 10 episodes of Cyberpunk: Edgerunners They will start airing on Netflix starting next September. Of course, we have to wait a little longer to know the exact day.
For its part, Netflix has also offered the first of a series of videos in which it delves into the creation and themes of the series. Making it clear that it is much more than a simple adaptation of the video game: Cyberpunk: Edgerunners aspires to be an extension of the work.
Meanwhile, CD Projekt RED continues to work on the game. Expansion plans include new content and expansions as well as multiplayer. Of course, it will be time to wait a little longer to get the glove. For its part, and after countless updates, the new generation version of the game is now available. The largest project of the Polish studio is not only expanding, but its open world still has great stories to offer.