Cyberpunk 2077’s Original Trailer Has Already Been Remastered

Cyberpunk 2077’s Original Trailer Has Already Been Remastered
GIF: The Gaming Restoration (YouTube)
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Cyberpunk 2077 isn’t even out yet, but it’s been in the works for so long that people are already remastering the game’s original trailer.

You wouldn’t think that a sci-fi teaser released in 2013 would get much from a remaster, but upon closer inspection it’s actually staggering how much work machine learning can do. The Gaming Restoration YouTube channel, which mucked around with ESRGAN to upscale the original 2013 Cyberpunk 2077 teaser to 8K (!!) using the Manga109 dataset.

For reference, watch the original teaser from CD Projekt Red first.

Doesn’t look too bad, right? Well, here it is again remastered. The details on the cyborg’s face are finer. It’s easier to pick out the individual shards of the bullet as it breaks apart. The upscaling has probably done the best work on the scene with the Cyberware/Dynalar shop window: the graffiti on the pillars stands out, with no blurred edges, compared to the original trailer where they’re duller, fading into the pillar.

Here’s the full remastered trailer, which really doesn’t help me given that Cyberpunk 2077 is still several months away.

Sigh. This game is going to be so good.


  • Still an amazing trailer all these years later.

    I think it’s the song that really gets me. I’ve no idea what it’s called or who it’s by, so I’ve never been able to add it to my music library, but it’s still great.

  • Perfectly encapsulates the essence of what makes Cyberpunk ..Cyberpunk 😀

    Really show how dangerous someone with cyberware actually is when suffering from cyberpsychosis. Or maybe she wanted to up the count for that nights body lotto!

    And what I just said means absolutely nothing to anyone who hasn’t played the tabletop game 😀

    Random thought.. If the character is seeing a hallucination of Johnny Keanu Silverhand in the game does that mean they are already suffering cyberpsychosis?

    • Never played the table top game.
      – Cyberware is probably cybernetic enhancements like the blade arms.
      – cyberpsychosis is probably psychosis from too many cybernetic enhancements.
      – I assume a night body lotto is probably a lottery based on how many dead bodies are found in a night.

      Turns out what you said dosnt make you special and people can still infer information reletively easily without having played the table top game. Goodbye high horse.

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