Skyrocketing Cyberpunk 2077 player counts prove the Netflix boost is real

“Welp, the Cyberpunk 2077 anime made me want to give the game another shot,” said our Wes Fenlon just this week. (opens in new tab) He wasn’t alone, as tens of thousands have returned to CD Projekt Red’s 2020 RPG shooter following the release of Studio Trigger’s Cyberpunk Edgerunners anime.

Sites like SteamDB (opens in new tab) put Cyberpunk 2077’s peak concurrent player count—on Steam alone—at over 85,000 in the last 24 hours. Those are player numbers it hasn’t seen since January of 2021, with daily highs of something more like 10-15K more normal. Not surprising, given that its launch could be politely termed a disaster. (opens in new tab)

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