Netflix Officially Announces Splinter Cell & Far Cry: Blood Dragon Animes


Posted on June 11, 2021 by Nick Moreno

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In the ongoing reign from video streaming conglomerate Netflix, the service in recent years continue to pave its way in terms of content through new collaborative adaptations from popular video games. Already, the firm plans to do so later this summer through a recent partnership with Capcom regarding the upcoming Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness next month. However, the Japanese publisher is not the only company Netflix is making ties with.

Previously, it was reported that Netflix is working with Ubisoft to produce new series within its Far Cry universe. Specifically, it was disclosed at the time to be a spin on the Far Cry 3 DLC, Blood Dragon. Additionally, it was also indicated later on that Splinter Cell is also expecting its own take on Netflix as well. Picking up John Wick writer Derek Kolstad, the production is said to be an anime spanning across two seasons.

As per Variety, the official title for the coming Far Cry production is ‘Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Remix’. The show alike Splinter Cell is to also be an anime production with the inclusion of Castlevania Adi Shankar alongside Ubisoft’s Hélène Juguet, Hugo Revon, and Gérard Guillemot that will be producing the show. Additionally, a separate Far Cry adult show is still be organized cited in the report.

Elsewhere in the piece regarding the relationship between Netflix & Ubisoft, the Splinter Cell anime was also announced. But while little detail is spared on how the coming Far Cry anime is to be delivered, Variety reports the series will kickoff with eight episodes on Netflix in the coming future.

“Ubisoft Film & Television Managing Director Hélène Juguet had this to say on the report:” Adult animation is one of the most powerful ways to pay tribute to the culture and community of gaming. It is truly inspiring to partner with creative talents such as Adi Shankar and Derek Kolstad to re-imagine our worlds for Netflix.”

Recently, it was rumored with corroboration by Video Game Chronicles that Ubisoft is preparing to unveil a crockpot project stranding DNA from the publisher’s most namely franchises. In that, Tom Clancy series such as The Division, Splinter Cell, and Ghost Recon are said to be fused to make a new first-person experienced dubbed ‘Battlecat’. You can read the full report by heading here.

Are you more interested in the Far Cry anime or Splinter Cell anime?

Source: Variety

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