- Nigthcity shines again in Cyberpunk Edgerunners animated drawings. A video compares the city to the original Cyberpunk 2077
La serie tv Cyberpunk Edgerunners has been a great success with audiences (and critics), quickly becoming one of the most viewed animated series on Netflix. The TV series is set in Nightcity and manages to match both the atmosphere and the topography of the video game. thanks to the skills of the Trigger studio that gave it life in animated form, and to the support of CD Project RED who supervised the project at the studio itself, also providing him with the renderings of the environments.
Recall that the series Cyberpunk Edgerunners The famous game designer Hideo Kojima also liked it so much that he released the following statement on Twitter:
I just watched Cyberpunk Edgerunners in one sitting! Fantastic! Excellent! In the recent situation of national anime, there was a feeling that the famous Japanese studios were consumed by the foreign market, but not this! This is a miracle to pull the sprint to the world! ”
Nightcity shines with its own light in the adaptation of the animated series entitled Cyberpunk Edgerunners which seems to faithfully reproduce the appearance of the original video game
The city of Nightcity is the beating heart of the game e in the animated transposition landed on Netflix manages to return the same noir colors as the original, taking on the punk appearance, typical of that post-human world so dear to the cyber aesthetics of authors such as William Gibson, the same ones who also influenced, with their writings, the Cyberpunk 2077 video game by CD Project RED. So the account Cycu1 are Youtube has compared, as you can see below, the two versions of the city.
The success of the series Cyberpunk Edgerunners, along with the announcement of the Phantom Liberty DLChas in fact increased interest towards the game that has thus become one of the most played on Steam, surpassing even From Software’s Elden Ring.
Recall that in the same period, and before the climb of the Steam ranking, the 1.6 patch of Cyberpunk 2077 was also released.
Cyberpunk Edgerunners is an animated series from Studio Trigger, developed under the supervision of CD Projekt and aired by Netflix in September 2022 (the first ten episodes of the series are available on the streaming platform with the hope that there will be a sequel). The anime in question was designed to be a prequel to Cyberpunk 2077 and the events of the series take place a year before those narrated in the video game.