CD Projekt Red revealed the first expansion for Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty during a recent Night City Wire broadcast. This expansion marks the return of Johnny Silverhand, played by actor Keanu Reeves, and a new cast of characters.
Phantom Liberty will only be released on PC, PS5, Xbox Series X/S, and Stadia. Additionally, CD Projekt also announced that the game’s new Edgerunners update (aka patch 1.6) will be the last major update for the PS4 and Xbox One versions of Cyberpunk 2077.
The expansion is introduced as follows: “Get ready for Phantom Liberty, the spy-horror-themed expansion to Cyberpunk 2077, set in an all-new district of Night City.”
Cyberpunk 2077 Game Director Gabriel Amatangelo said: “We are really pleased with Phantom Liberty. It’s a new style of story that we’re excited to develop.” He also added: “1.6 is the last major update for older consoles. In the future, a community-requested feature will be released and it will be a complete overhaul of the police system and the vehicle combat. It gives you a new feeling, a new dimension and a sense of immersion in the city.”
PS4 and Xbox One will have a few smaller updates, which will mainly focus on technical support to keep things running smoothly, but all future new features and content will only appear on current-gen PS4 and Xbox consoles and PCs. One. Patch 1.6 is out and brings a tie-in to Netflix’s Cyberpunk Edgerunners animated series premiering on September 13.