After the extremely successful debut of the Cyberpunk: Edgerunners anime, the number of daily players of the Cyberpunk 2077 game has increased dramatically.
Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red has just announced that their game has reached 1 million daily players (regularly every day) in the past week. The game’s player count spiked after the Cyberpunk: Edgerunners anime was released on Netflix. On Steam alone, according to Steam Charts, Cyberpunk 2077 has had more than 86,000 concurrent players in the last 24 hours.
Cyberpunk 2077’s official Twitter account shared: “Every day of the week, Night City welcomes 1 million players, both new and returning players. We want to use this opportunity to thank you for being with us and supporting the game. Thank you, Chooms!”
It can be said that the release of the movie Cyberpunk: Edgerunners directly influenced the increase in players. In addition, the Cyberpunk 2077 Patch 1.6 version with a lot of new features also attracts many gamers, version 1.6 was released at the same time as the anime’s release time on Netflix, adding new features, weapons, clothing and fascinating mechanics. Information about the first expansion of Cyberpunk 2077 called Phantom Liberty has been revealed and promises to help revive the game.
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is an anime series based on the hit game Cyberpunk 2077 created by Studio Trigger for the Netflix streaming service. The series consists of 10 episodes, premiered on September 13, 2022.
Created by Studio Trigger, a long-standing and famous studio with many quality works such as Little Witch Academia, Darling in the Franxx, etc., so the image quality of Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is indisputable. In addition, the work also exploits the recently extremely popular Cyberpunk topic, making the film immediately the center of attention as soon as it is announced.
Edgerunners will tell a standalone, 10-episode story that will follow a street kid named David who tries to survive in the tech-haunted Night City and its edited humans. technology in the future. With nothing left to lose, he chooses to survive by becoming a con man – an outlaw mercenary also known as Cyberpunk.
Immediately upon release, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners was highly appreciated by the audience and critics, from the film’s excellent graphics to the story Edgerunners wanted to convey. Although the ending is a bit “dark”, at least Cyberpunk: Edgerunners has satisfied the majority of the audience as well as once again aroused the interest of many fans in the subject of Cyberpunk.
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