CD Projekt Red surprised when it announced a new DLC, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners based on the anime adaptation and released today.
CD Projekt Red announced that today, Cyberpunk 2077 gamers will be able to download new content called Cyberpunk: Edgerunners. Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is a Netflix anime adaptation of Cyberpunk 2077, and while both the anime and the game take place in Night City, there may be some plot differences. This is because Cyberpunk: Edgerunners focuses on a different set of characters than Cyberpunk 2077 and it has its own protagonist.
The main character of Cyberpunk: Egderunners will be the new playable character in the latest Cyberpunk 2077 DLC. This means that gamers will no longer play the custom V character but will become David Martinez, the main character of the anime. The DLC is set to be a story expansion for Cyberpunk 2077, focusing on the character Martinez on an adventure that takes place alongside the events of the game. This is part of the 1.6 update for Cyberpunk 2077 revealed today by CD Projekt Red.
In addition to adding content related to Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, the new update will also bring some other features to Cyberpunk 2077. A new mini-game called “Roach Race” will be added. As with that mini-game, players will also be able to access new photo mode features, and after a long wait, Cyberpunk 2077 fans can finally change their fashion freely, That means gamers can explore Night City in their own fashion without affecting armor stats.
There will also be a new jacket added to Cyberpunk 2077, called the “Martine Martinez Jacket”, which represents another connection to the Cyberpunk 2077 anime series. As the first episode of Cyberpunk: Edgerunners will be released on September 13, which means that CD Projekt Red will be promoting the anime adaptation while also introducing more new content coming in Cyberpunk 2077. It was recently announced that CD Projekt Red could have a few. Surprise for gamers in the latest Cyberpunk 2077 event and it seems that CD Projekt Red has lived up to that promise with the release of version 1.6.
In addition to the content of Cyberpunk: Edgerunners coming to Cyberpunk 2077 today, CD Projekt Red has also revealed the first major story expansion coming to the game. Cyberpunk 2077’s DLC expansion is called Phantom Liberty, and it’ll be available for PC, PS5, Stadia, and Xbox Series X in 2023.
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