Cyberpunk: Edgerunners has been a big success for both Netflix and CD Projekt Red. Season 1 left Fans longing for more and pretty much launched Cyberpunk: 2077 back into existence. But can we expect a season 2?
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners was a great breakthrough success, that left a gaping hole after it ended. This leaves fans longing for more seasons and more Cyberpunk. The problem is, CD Projekt Red confirmed, that Edgerunners was planned as a standalone entry. So no season 2... that sucks!
On the other hand, that makes total sense. The first Season wrapped up the story perfectly. Absolutely heart-breaking, but no loose ends. Forcing a second season, through some kind of Deus ex Machina, would just discredit the plot of Edgerunners. It is supposed to be bleak, and how it turned out is already pretty much a happy ending in the world of Cyberpunk. So I wouldn't want a second season, even if they offered it!
Cyberpunk Going Forward
The good news is, just because we won't be joining David and the others, doesn't mean we won't be visiting Night City in the near future. Satoru Honma, CD Projekt Red's community manager, voiced his interest in continuing the franchise. Just not with a second season of Edgerunners.
I personally would like to continue to work with Japanese studios to produce more anime in the future, partly because we have received very good feedback,” Honma told Famitsu. “However, just to be clear, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners was planned as a standalone work, so there’s no such thing as ‘we are actually working on Season 2 in the background
There are more than enough stories they could tell in the world of Cyberpunk, so that works for me. We might actually get some more anime. Those would be completely new projects, though. But just think about the endless possibilities at hand. And you can take that literally, with characters like Johnny Silverhand, or Morgan Blackhand, that could be featured in future adaptations.
I mean, they're already working on new Cyberpunk projects, as we speak: