Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty Expansion Launches in 2023, Edgerunners Update Out Now

Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty Expansion Launches in 2023, Edgerunners Update Out Now

Cyberpunk 2077 is getting its first major DLC. Developer CD Projekt RED has confirmed the Phantom Liberty expansion, which brings back Keanu Reeves in the role of Johnny Silverhand. Set in a new district within the sprawling Knight City, the DLC is set to release sometime in 2023 for PS5, Xbox Series S/X, and PC. In addition, the studio announced an Edgerunners update, which adds a ton of new items inspired by the upcoming Netflix anime series, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners.

Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty DLC

CD Projekt RED unveiled the Phantom Liberty DLC via a short teaser, presented during their Night City Wire Live stream, on Tuesday. The expansion is the first major content update for Cyberpunk 2077, apart from its terrifying launch on all platforms — PS4 and Xbox One, in particular, in addition to several patches that have been deployed to fix the game. That said, this new DLC won’t be coming to last-gen consoles, and the studio hasn’t mentioned any future planned launches.

The Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty trailer reveals not much other than a voiceover that sees our main character, V, pledge allegiance to the “New United States of America.” There is some brief, PC-captured footage of the rise of the oppressive regime in Night City, featuring dead government officials wielding an electric whip, and a new mystery character with an American flag on his chest. The teaser ends with voiceover from Silverhand warning us against swearing, calling it a “bad idea.” The Cyberpunk 2077 Phantom Liberty expansion called for a “new style of plot” and characters that expanded into a district of Night City.

Cyberpunk 2077: Patch 1.6 Edgerunner Update

In addition, CD Projekt Red launched patch 1.6 update For Cyberpunk 2077, we’re set to offer three new gigs to fix and explore – Concrete Cage Trap, Desperate Remedy, and Nasty Hangover. In celebration of the upcoming Cyberpunk Edgerunners anime, — releasing September 13th on Netflix — the studio has added some special in-game goodies, including a shotgun from the show and a Legendary Jacket. On the Xbox Series S, players will eventually be treated to a Performance Mode update, which targets 60fps while keeping the resolution somewhere in the “800-1080p range”.

The Cyberpunk 2077 1.6 update also adds a cross-progression system across all platforms, so you can launch PC save files on the console (or vice versa) and pick up where you left off. It’s enabled via cloud save, and has a few caveats if you live in areas where some game content is censored. Regional restrictions apply to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Japanese SKUs, all of which will have limited access For Cyberpunk 2077’s new cross-progression system.

For PC players, adding CD Projekt Red redmode, an official tool that allows creating, managing and quick installation of mods. Cyberpunk 2077 still supports loading older mods from the archive folder, though it won’t appear in the REDmod menu. According to the website, this will let you mess with custom sound effects, animations, and scripts in addition to the usual character modeling.

Cyberpunk 2077 Phantom Liberty DLC will be available in 2023 for PS5, Xbox Series S/X, and Windows PC. Edgerunners Update aka Patch 1.6 is now available on all platforms, including the last-gen PS4 and Xbox One.


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