Arasaka is one of the most important mega-corporations in the story of Cyberpunk and is set to play a major role in the upcoming video game. Learn everything you need to know about the Japanese company that secretly wants to rule the world.
00:00 – Intro
00:40 – The Founding of Arasaka
01:31 – Saburo Arasaka
04:12 – The Fourth Corporate War
06:31 – The Arasaka Family Rivalry
08:24 – The Rebuilding of an Empire
09:34 – Arasaka’s Role in 2077
If you’re looking forward to the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 then you’ll want to know about one of the franchise’s biggest players, the megacorp Arasaka. The Japanese corporation has played a pivotal part in some of the most important stories in the world of Cyberpunk, and CD Projekt Red’s game is no exception. In fact the game is looking like it’s going to tackle a few characters and plotlines the pen-and-paper game has been building for decades.
In this video you’ll learn everything you need to know about Arasaka. What started as a simple manufacturing company became a far more nefarious entity under the leadership of Saburo Arasaka, who secretly plots for world domination. They’ve shaped the world of Cyberpunk in many ways, including their role in the devastating Fourth Corporate War and detonation of a nuclear device in Night City.
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