“Welp, the Cyberpunk 2077 anime designed me want to give the activity a further shot,” stated our Wes Fenlon just this week. (opens in new tab) He wasn’t by itself, as tens of thousands have returned to CD Projekt Red’s 2020 RPG shooter pursuing the release of Studio Trigger’s Cyberpunk Edgerunners anime.
Internet sites like SteamDB (opens in new tab) put Cyberpunk 2077’s peak concurrent participant count—on Steam alone—at about 85,000 in the previous 24 hrs. These are participant figures it hasn’t seen due to the fact January of 2021, with day by day highs of some thing more like 10-15K more standard. Not shocking, supplied that its launch could be politely termed a disaster. (opens in new tab)
It is a sizable boost for a match that statements the maximum all-time concurrent player rely for a singleplayer recreation on Steam at 1,054,388. It is really also the knowledge place I wanted to say that, blended with a timely sale, the Netflix participant bump is really authentic.
We saw it very last December when Arcane triggered League of Legends’ participant count to raise by practically 50%. Dota 2 noticed boosts just after the launch of Dragon’s Blood seasons 1 and 2. Heck, CD Projekt Red’s individual The Witcher beat its launch day quantities (opens in new tab) just after the launch of its Netflix sequence.
So, yeah, you could say that Cyberpunk 2077 (opens in new tab) is finding a little bit of a second launch at the moment, with numbers that place most gaming debuts to shame. It can be all incredibly plainly orchestrated and promoted, a great deal like a start as CP2077 just obtained its 1.6 Edgerunner update (opens in new tab).
You can get a cat (opens in new tab) in that, which rules. You can also get the Edgerunners jacket (opens in new tab) from the Anime.
There are other updates for CP2077 in the foreseeable future, with the game director indicating that its damaged law enforcement will get a total overhaul. (opens in new tab)
Amid all of this you could possibly be forgiven for not noticing that Keanu Reeves is coming back again for a full Cyberpunk 2077 enlargement named Phantom Liberty. (opens in new tab) Guess he essentially wasn’t (opens in new tab) place off by the sex mods.
I phone this a 2nd start for Cyberpunk 2077, but Fraser Brown thinks that the enlargement will be CP2077’s chance at salvation. He states it will need to be “further than polished” mainly because it could effectively be the past genuine shot at salvaging the game’s reputation. (opens in new tab)