Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty has caused such a stir among fans that it is being hailed as Cyberpunk 2.0. During Summer Game Fest: Play Days, lucky attendees had the opportunity to get hands-on experience with the highly anticipated expansion.
As a result, we now have a glimpse of the extensive improvements that will undoubtedly enhance the game’s reputation, following its tumultuous launch in 2020.
A Major Overhaul
Our Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty preview revealed that this upcoming “spy-thriller” DLC brings about sweeping changes to the core experience, to the extent that it almost feels like an entirely new game. From significant redesigns of core systems to complete overhauls of skills and perks, as well as the introduction of vehicle combat, CD Projekt Red is leaving no stone unturned.
Given the scale of the alterations and additions being implemented, many fans consider Phantom Liberty more than just an expansion. On the Cyberpunk subreddit, user headin2sound exclaimed, “This is not a DLC.
This is Cyberpunk 2.0.” Equally thrilled, bow_to_tachanka commented, “This is insane, it’s almost like a sequel. I thought they’d make some changes, but not to this extent.” Players, like Hektoncheres, who held off on revisiting Night City, expressed their excitement, stating, “I’m so glad I waited for the DLC to start my second playthrough. It’ll be like playing a whole new game.”
Release and Pre-Orders
Fortunately, the wait to experience the groundbreaking changes in Phantom Liberty won’t be long. The expansion’s release date of September 26 was confirmed in a captivating new trailer unveiled during the Xbox Games Showcase 2023. Pre-orders are now available, priced at $29.99 / £24.99.
In conclusion, Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty is poised to revolutionize the game and earn its title as Cyberpunk 2.0. The extensive changes and new features promise a transformative experience for players, reminiscent of a sequel rather than a mere expansion.
As the release date draws near, anticipation grows for the immense impact Phantom Liberty will have on the beloved Cyberpunk 2077 universe.