Cyberpunk 2077 Reaches 1 Million Daily Players After Edgerunners Update And Netflix Show Premiere
Cyberpunk 2077’s player base has exploded with the game’s Edgerunners update and the release of the Netflix animation. The game’s Twitter account announced that more than 1 million people played Cyberpunk 2077 every day this week, including new and returning players.
“We wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for playing this game with us,” the studio said.
Every day this week, Night City was visited by 1 million players, both new and returning.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for being with us and playing the game. Thanks, Choms! 💛 pic.twitter.com/zqggblztF8
— Cyberpunk 2077 (@CyberpunkGame) September 21, 2022
Cyberpunk 2077 was Steam’s top-selling game overall last week, and it hit its highest concurrent player count since January 2021, According to Benji Sales on Twitter. As of today, September 21st, Cyberpunk 2077 is still live The 10 most popular games on Steam.
Cyberpunk 2077 is currently down to $30 on all platforms.
As mentioned earlier, Cyberpunk 2077’s renewed success comes after the release of the Edgerunners update, which added a number of exciting new features to the game. As for the Edgerunners TV series, all 10 episodes of its first season premiered on September 18. GameSpot’s Edgerunners review called the show a “wonderful companion” to Cyberpunk 2077.
Going forward, Cyberpunk 2077 will add a new expansion, Phantom Liberty, in 2023. The expansion will bring back Keanu Reeves’ Johnny Silverhand and take players to a new part of Night City.
Alongside this announcement, CD Projekt Red also confirmed that future Cyberpunk 2077 content will not be released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game didn’t do well when it launched in December 2020, but has since sold 18 million copies, being a huge success and growing.
Recently, CD Projekt Red talked about how it is “completely, totally committed” to developing the cyberpunk franchise.
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