Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is just a few days away! For these unaware, this unique Netflix anime follows David Martinez, a road child hoping to make it to the highest of Night time Metropolis’s underworld. The anime appears promising with over-the-top visuals, hyperviolence, and overflowing model. With the discharge of this present and the announcement of the Cyberpunk Phantom Liberty, followers of the franchise are ecstatic to return to this dystopic future.
However with Edgerunners and 2077 going down parallel to the sport, creators have confirmed that some characters from the sport will seem within the present. Listed here are 12 Cyberpunk 2077 characters that we need to see within the Netflix adaptation.
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Who doesn’t need to see Night time Metropolis’s favourite Choomba return in Edgerunners? Not solely did Jackie turn into one of the loveable characters within the sport, however there’s nonetheless a lot potential in his character. Via thick and skinny, Jackie had V’s again irrespective of the scenario and have become an enormous brother within the eyes of many gamers.
Sadly, gamers misplaced this comrade very early in 2077, and the whole lot went downhill. Even when Jackie is a minor cameo, that will probably be sufficient to make followers of the sport extraordinarily comfortable.
Judy has arguably one of the chill and down-to-earth personalities inside Cyberpunk. Whereas she technically works within the intercourse business as a Braindance editor for Lizzie’s Bar, there’s a sure warmness nonetheless current inside her character. When V first meets her, Judy stays resistant to the seediness of Night time Metropolis. Nonetheless, all of that will get distorted after discovering the destiny of her good friend Evelyn Parker.
What follows is a collection of quests the place Judy and V try and avenge the lives of harmless girls who misplaced their lives to the nightlife. As a result of Judy is a romance choice and an iconic character, the possibilities of her showing within the present are excessive.
Adam Smasher is among the most intimidating enemies inside Night time Metropolis. Every of his onscreen appearances at all times put gamers on edge due to his unpredictability and lack of humanity. Evelyn Parker’s Braindance sequence that includes Adam nonetheless sends shivers up the spines of many gamers due to how powerless he made them really feel, together with Smasher’s crude feedback in the direction of Evelyn.
Seeing this cybernetic monster return in Edgerunners can be a deal with for gamers. And with Adam having many enemies (each alive, lifeless, and in our on-line world), there’s an awesome probability of him showing.
Misty was a continuing secure haven for V and clearly Jackie. Her non secular perception guided V by way of their chaotic time in Night time Metropolis. Upon the primary introduction, Misty could appear to be nothing greater than a futuristic hippie, however over the course of the sport she begins to develop on gamers and also you perceive what Jackie noticed in her.
Fortunately, the chances of her displaying up are pretty excessive contemplating her reputation and the place the story of the sport ends. For instance, the principle character of Edgerunners; David, may simply stumble into her store at some point through the occasions of the present.
Dexter DeShawn performed the function of the untrustable but charming fixer that you simply wished to hold round. Certain, he betrays V as quickly as issues hit the fan, however in his protection, he was making an attempt to cowl his tracks after the plan went south. Regardless, Dex is a well-written/ and fascinating character that gamers sadly didn’t get to know very properly.
Relying on the timeline of Edgerunners, it might be cool to see him pulling strings once more within the background.
Who doesn’t wanna see the queen of the Afterlife once more? Rouge, like many characters, begins off chilly and calculated in the direction of V however slowly reveals numerous years of advanced feelings and emotions about Johnny. However that’s to not say that she’s solely intriguing to gamers due to her earlier relationship with Silverhand. Removed from it, Rouge is arguably one of the harmful and crafty fixers inside Night time Metropolis. She is at all times forward of the curve and makes use of her years of expertise to come back out on high, irrespective of the scenario.
Surprisingly sufficient (regardless of her being a possible romance choice for Johnny, who makes use of V’s physique), Rouge is considerably of a mom determine for V because the story progresses. However apart from that, Rouge is an integral a part of the unique Cyberpunk marketing campaign, and her inclusion in Edgerunners would make a implausible addition.
Kerry Eurodyne had arguably one of many funniest questlines in Cyberpunk 2077. From making an attempt to sabotage the rising careers of US Cracks to lastly confronting the demons of his previous, Kerry takes V on a wild journey throughout their time collectively. What makes Kerry so enduring is that he breaks the has-been rocker archetype. Buried beneath his satan could care character is years of trauma, disgrace, remorse, and a eager for the previous.
Couple that along with his ties to Johnny Silverhand, and Kerry turns into one of many extra advanced characters inside Cyberpunk’s solid. Right here’s hoping followers can witness extra misadventures from the getting old rocker.
The explosive Panam is certain to make her return inside Edgerunners. Moreover her reputation amongst followers, she’s additionally more likely to seem as a consequence of her ending V being the one considerably comfortable ending within the conventional sense. If the writers of Edgerunners are daring, they might tie this ending in with the present by having a cameo of V and Panam. Are the possibilities of this particular situation occurring excessive? In all probability not, however Panam showing at the very least as soon as may be very possible.
She may function an introduction to life outdoors of town, equally to within the sport. Let’s simply hope there aren’t any awkward tank scenes within the present.
Although Goro works for Arasaka (the cyber embodiment of evil), he’s a reasonably cool man. Yeah, he solely works with V out of desperation, however gamers couldn’t assist however wanna hang around with the man. His stoic and out-of-place demeanor whereas in Night time Metropolis is a pleasure to observe as. Even his random messages have been extraordinarily entertaining to learn when outdoors of missions.
Throughout their time collectively, Goro and V appear to develop mutual respect for one another. That is even seen in one of many doable endings the place Goro involves verify on V after they provide Araska an opportunity to avoid wasting their life.
The breathtaking Johnny Silverhand tops the checklist of characters who ought to seem in Edgerunners. And with Keanu Reeves nonetheless all in favour of Silverhand (he’s voicing him within the upcoming DLC), there’s a excessive probability that we could hear from the lifeless rocker prior to later. However what extra will be stated about Johnny Silverhand? This larger-than-life determine transcends even dying. Regardless of his flaws (there’s a number of them), Silverhand stays steadfast in his conviction about life.
Gamers relive all of his successes and failures throughout their journey by way of Night time Metropolis. In the end, the sport revolves round Johnny, and gamers can’t get sufficient of him. For that reason, listening to Keanu painting the character throughout the present can be the very best type of fan service the present may obtain.