Cyberpunk 2077: Blackout will see technology fail in Night City, destroying some characters’ happy endings while an unlikely new character rises.
Set in the same universe as the video game of the same name, Cyberpunk 2077: Breakdown is an upcoming comedy miniseries with more adventures set in Night City. This story focuses on a braindancer fixer who discovers a new way to experience the city and can recontextualize the freedom of its citizens. The creative team also includes a returning member of Cyberpunk 2077 the team of CD Projekt Red developer, Bartosz Sztybor.
Despite a shaky start that made the property notorious for frequent and oversized issues, Cyberpunk 2077 has garnered a huge fanbase thanks to its stunning graphics, satisfying gameplay, and extremely fascinating world. With Keanu Reeves, Cyberpunk 2077 mixes the genres of action and science fiction in a role-playing game developed by CD Projekt Red. The player explores Night City through the eyes of V (voiced by Cherami Leigh or Gavin Drea in English), a fully customizable mercenary whose choices are made by the player, which can change the character’s personality.
The official Dark Horse Comics the website shares details about Cyberpunk 2077: Blackout. His ominous description paints a grim picture of the current state of Night City and theorizes that not everyone wants a happy ending offered by technology. The story follows a braindancer repairman who feels nothing but pain in Night City, until a power outage changes everything. Braindance is a Cyberpunk 2077 term for a memory that someone can see so broadly that they feel everything, including the person’s emotions. The writer of Cyberpunk 2077: BreakdownNarrative Manager Sztybor, wrote the previous Cyberpunk 2077 subtitled miniseries You have my word as well as the free digital comic available exclusively to players who have ordered Cyberpunk 2077 on GOG.com. Enjoy the covers and synopsis below:
It hurts. Night City hurts. The suffering is deep and the deeper one falls, the longer the self-prescribed dreams last. Fortune, hope, love – all made possible by DMS technology. But not everyone wants a happy ending. A braindance repairman discovers the answer to the pain… arrives in a blackout.
The rest of the creative team includes artist and lead cover artist Roberto Ricci. Cyberpunk 2077: Breakdown is his first work with Dark Horse, but his art has already graced the pages of heavy metal magazine. The letterer for the miniseries is Frank Cvetkovic from Cunning Dagger with colors by Fabiana Mascolo from Yasmine and Firefly: brand new verse. There will also be a variant cover by Max Fiumara who has worked on several Dark Horse series including BPRD and The world of the black hammer.
It seems that the suffering and the DMS Night City ‘happiness’ will be discussed in Cyberpunk 2077: Breakdownas a city founded on the idea of futuristic technology introduced into all facets of life loses its power, and an individual finds new purpose in the darkness that follows.
As this is the third comic series set in the world of Cyberpunk 2077, fans can already purchase the two previous miniseries published by Dark Horse Comics. These include Cyberpunk 2077: Trauma Squad and Cyberpunk 2077: You have my word. The first number of four numbers Cyberpunk 2077: Breakdown The miniseries will be released on June 1, 2022.
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Source: Dark Horse Comics
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