CD Projekt Red has released a gameplay trailer showcasing the major overhaul and new features in the upcoming update 2.0 for Cyberpunk 2077, including vehicle combat, NCPD overhaul, redesigned cyberware and perks, relic skill tree and abilities, and a combat AI overhaul.
Despite its troubled launch, Cyberpunk 2077 has made a comeback with the upcoming release of the free Update 2.0, which includes improvements to enemy AI, a new skill tree, enhanced driving mechanics, and more realistic police interactions.
The upcoming expansion for Cyberpunk 2077, Phantom Liberty, will introduce several new weapons, including the double-barreled shotgun Order, the pint-sized pistol Grit, the SMG Warden, the Sniper Rifles Osprey and Rasetsu, the mysterious weapon Hercules, and the Thermal Katana.
CD Projekt has advised PC players of Cyberpunk 2077 to check their cooling systems ahead of the launch of the Phantom Liberty expansion and 2.0 update, as the game's workload on the CPU is expected to be high, which may result in thermal throttling and poor performance.
Lead scene programmer Filip Pierściński has advised PC players to ensure their machines can handle the heavy workload of Cyberpunk 2077's Phantom Liberty expansion by running a stability check on their systems.
Players of Cyberpunk 2077 should start grinding cash, save legendary items, and avoid dismantling clothing in preparation for the upcoming 2.0 update, which will introduce new cyberware and weapons requiring significant resources for upgrades.
CD Projekt Red's upcoming expansion for Cyberpunk 2077, titled Phantom Liberty, features Idris Elba as a retired spy named Solomon Reed who teams up with the player character V to rescue a kidnapped individual in Night City.
CDPR has released a global release schedule for the new Cyberpunk 2077 expansion, Phantom Liberty, with separate release times for console and PC players in different regions, resulting in varied release times ranging from September 25 to September 26.
Phantom Liberty is the highly anticipated expansion for Cyberpunk 2077 that delivers an explosive spy-thriller adventure set in the unique and captivating world of Dogtown, offering multiple endings and a satisfying conclusion to the game.
The ideal time to play the Phantom Liberty expansion for Cyberpunk 2077 is after completing the main game and all companion storylines, as it adds a new ending that is best appreciated in the context of the broader narrative.
The release of Cyberpunk 2077's Phantom Liberty expansion is receiving positive reviews, providing relief and closure for CD Projekt after years of addressing project mismanagement, technical issues, and workplace problems.
The 2.0 update of Cyberpunk 2077 features a tribute to the characters from the Netflix anime Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, leading players to speculate that one of the characters may be hiding in Night City.