Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty DLC is released, along with a major update to the base game.
Why it matters
The release of the first and final DLC for Cyberpunk 2077, along with the major update, is significant for players who have been waiting for new content and improvements to the game. It aims to enhance the gameplay experience and fulfill the promises made by the developers.
What the papers say
The Independent describes the DLC as a new spy-thriller adventure set in a ruined city-within-a-city ruled by a trigger-happy militia. The Guardian highlights the initial disappointment with Cyberpunk 2077 and the studio's reputation for improving games post-release. Ars Technica discusses the original Wizardry game and its new release with improved graphics and gameplay. The Verge covers the new trailer and release date for Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, as well as the availability of PS Remote Play on Google Chromecast. The Verge also discusses the cross-save ability of Baldur's Gate 3 on PS5.
How we got here
Cyberpunk 2077 was initially released to mixed reviews and faced criticism for its bugs and lackluster gameplay. The developers, CD Projekt Red, promised to improve the game post-release. The release of the Phantom Liberty DLC coincides with the promised fixes and enhancements to the base game.
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