Cyberpunk 2077

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: RPG/Action
Developer: CD Projekt RED Studio
Release Date: Dec. 10, 2020

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'Cyberpunk 2077' v2.1 Will Add New Content, Metro System, New Cars/Motorcycles, Accessibility Features And More Next Week

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2023 @ 8:52 a.m. PST

Cyberpunk 2077 is a narrative-driven, open world RPG set in the most vibrant and dangerous metropolis of the future — Night City.

Cyberpunk 2077 will be designed for mature and demanding players who expect to be treated seriously, and the game will be richly detailed, non-linear, and with a complex and gripping story.

The creators promise that “Cyberpunk 2077” will be true to the essence of the cyberpunk genre. Players will be thrown into the dark future of the year 2077 and into a world where advanced technologies have become both the salvation and the curse of humanity. A multi-thread, nonlinear story designed for mature players will take place in the sprawling metropolis of Night City and its surroundings. Players will have a chance to freely roam the open-world environment and visit places well known from the pen-and-paper RPG “Cyberpunk 2020”, including a combat zone completely taken over by gangs, the legendary Afterlife joint and the nostalgic Forlorn Hope.

In Cyberpunk 2077, the player will be thrown into a dark future. The metropolis of Night City is a stage set to tell the tale of one individual, raised on the streets, who tries to lift himself up from the gutter and find a way to survive amongst booster gangs and mega corporations in a city of filth and sin. Drugs, violence, poverty and exclusion haven’t disappeared by 2077, as people stayed as they were for centuries – greedy, closed-minded and weak. But not only ghosts of the past trouble mankind, but new issues have appeared. Psychos go on rampages and the streets are filled with junkies addicted to a new form of entertainment – the braindance, a cheap way to experience the emotions and stimuli of someone else, someone living a more exciting life.

CD PROJEKT RED’s Cyberpunk 2077 will be receiving a brand new, free update introducing hotly anticipated gameplay elements. The latest REDstreams presented details regarding the new features coming with Update 2.1, which releases on December 5th for Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, and PC.


  • A brand-new, free update is coming to Cyberpunk 2077.
  • During the most recent REDstreams, developers Paweł Sasko and Monika Janowska discussed new features, including a fully functional metro, radioport, replayable car races, boss fight improvements, accessibility features, and more.
  • The update will become available to players on December 5th, the same day as the release of Cyberpunk 2077: Ultimate Edition.

With Cyberpunk 2077’s Update 2.1, players can expect several exciting additions to the range of experiences Night City already offers. Chief among them is a city-wide fully functional NCART metro system, offering a more relaxed way of getting about the most dangerous megalopolis of the dark future — and taking in the beautiful views along the way. Radioport, another new feature, lets players enjoy the eclectic musical vibes of Cyberpunk 2077’s selection of radio stations beyond the confines of their vehicle of choice — for example, during a peaceful walk through the city center. New hangouts with romantic partners are also available to partake in, as following Update 2.1 players will be able to invite their in-game significant other to enjoy some quality time together in V’s apartment.

The latest REDstreams, hosted by Senior Community Managers Alicja Kozera and Amelia Kołat, premiered December 1st on Twitch and featured CD PROJEKT RED Producer Monika Janowska and Quest Director Paweł Sasko, who shared additional details about the upcoming free update to Cyberpunk 2077.

Further new features include additional chases and replayable car races — the latter was only available as a finite set of missions, but now can be replayed to gain further rewards and discounts on the Autofixer website, through which players purchase cars. The developers also prepared a series of improvements to boss fights, including the late-game Adam Smasher fight. Smasher’s AI has been improved and he’s now equipped with a Sandevistan, as seen in the award-winning anime Cyberpunk: Edgerunners.

Also coming with the new update are the Porsche 911 Cabriolet, new motorcycles, upgraded motorcycle handling and new riding mechanics, new secrets to discover, and more, including a healthy dose of technical improvements and accessibility features for players to choose from — such as a larger interface font and the ability to turn off the timer in the Breach Protocol minigame.

Ahead of the release of Update 2.1, players can discover more of Night City’s history with the Night City Archives, a video series that delves into the complex past and dark future of the city.

Cyberpunk 2077’s Update 2.1 is coming to Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, and PC on December 5th. It’ll be available for free to all existing and future owners of the game, including those who purchase the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077: Ultimate Edition, featuring both the base game and the Phantom Liberty expansion. The physical edition of the game will be available starting December 5th in select territories.

Accessibility Features

Colorblind Modes

There are three colorblind options available:

  • Protanopia
  • Deuteranopia
  • Tritanopia


Players can enable cinematic, radio, and overhead subtitles. Cinematic subtitles display voiceover subtitles at the bottom of the screen, while overhead subtitles display background conversations above NPCs' heads.

Text Size and Overhead Text Size

This option allows players to adjust the size of the cinematic, radio, and overhead subtitles for improved readability. Players have six size options available for text size and five options for overhead subtitles — ranging from size 32 to 62.

Background Opacity

A slider that can adjust the background opacity of cinematic subtitles, improving subtitle visibility.

Aim Assist

This setting enhances how much the game assists the player while aiming. There are three separate settings for aim assist: aim assist for melee combat, vehicle combat, and ranged combat.


  • Ranged combat: off, light, standard, and substantial.
  • Melee combat: off, light, standard.
  • Vehicle combat: on and off toggle.

Snap to Target

A toggle that allows target snapping when aiming with firearms.

Additive Camera Motions

This setting reduces the amount of secondary camera movements, which may help players who experience motion sickness.

Weapon Sway

A toggle that determines whether the weapon sway while aiming is applied to the camera or the weapon’s position

Controller vibration

Allows players to adjust the vibration level of their controller.

Center of Screen Dot Overlay

When turned on, this toggle adds a dot in the center of the screen to help prevent motion sickness.

User Interface Haptic Feedback

A toggle to disable haptic feedback when interacting with the user interface

Features coming with Update 2.1

Larger Fonts

A toggle that changes certain font sizes in the user interface. This change will primarily affect:

  • Most of the tooltips
  • Most settings screens
  • Loading screen tips
  • Some elements on the load and save menus
  • Button hints at the right bottom of the screen
  • Category names in the inventory
  • HUB menu – including the available numbers and text above the skill/attribute button
  • Database Entries
  • Small adjustments in the journal
  • Adjustments on the crafting/upgrading panels
  • Stats
  • Small adjustments to the scanner.
  • Number of available items on the wardrobe
  • Number of crafting components in the backpack
  • Numbers of items – including consumables, food, and drinks.

Hacking Minigame Time Limit

Removes the timer in the Breach Protocol minigame.

Larger HUD Elements

A toggle that increases the size of the HUD to make it larger for improved readability.

Remove HUD Visual Effects

Removes the chromatic aberration effect, also known as "ghosting," in the HUD. This effect can primarily be seen on the minimap, tracked quest, current weapon, available equipment, and items.

Reduce HUD Decorative Elements

This option hides elements unnecessary for gameplay from the HUD to reduce clutter and improve visibility.

Remove HUD Lens Distortion

Disables the lens distortion effect from the HUD. This primarily affects the settings menu and the minimap.

Weapon Cycling to Arm Cyberware

An option that can enable or disable cycling to arm cyberware when cycling through equipped weapons.

Adaptive Triggers and Trigger Effect Intensity

A toggle that can disable the adaptive triggers on the DualSense controller and a slider to control its intensity.

Players who wish to dive deeper into the lore of Cyberpunk 2077 can now pick up ‘The World Of Cyberpunk 2077’, a brand new book created in collaboration with Dark Horse Books. More details can be found here.

Cyberpunk 2077 is available for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC.

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