CD Projekt Red releases cinematic trailer and behind-the-scenes video for Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty

CD Projekt Red has released a cinematic trailer and behind-the-scenes video for Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty, set to release on September 26 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.

Additionally, CDP announced that the 2.0 update for Cyperpunk 2077 will be available a few days before the expansion, on September 21 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.

The videos and details can be found below, via CD Projekt Red.

Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty — Official Cinematic Trailer

Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty — Behind the Scenes: Idris Elba

Cyberpunk 2077 — Update 2.0 Date Reveal

During the latest episode of Night City Wire, CD PROJEKT RED unveiled a new cinematic trailer for their upcoming expansion, Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty, starring Idris Elba. Also presented during the show was an array of new information, including the changes to gameplay coming with the new expansion, new music, and the launch date for Cyberpunk 2077’sfree Update 2.0. 

This special episode of Night City Wire — the show centered around discussion, news, and announcements regarding Cyberpunk 2077 — heavily featured the star of Phantom Liberty, Idris Elba (Thor: Ragnarok, Luther, The Suicide Squad, The Wire). The world premiere of a brand-new trailer starring Elba — set seven years before the events of Phantom Liberty — started the show, and was followed by additional behind-the-scenes footage of the well-known actor.

The audience had the opportunity to see Elba discuss his character in the expansion, secret agent Solomon Reed, in both an interview and a frame by frame analysis of the trailer itself.

Later in the episode, more details were revealed about new elements and changes to gameplay. Game Director Gabe Amatangelo talked about the revamped perk and skill trees, and the completely new Relic skill tree that’s coming exclusively with the Phantom Liberty expansion. Also presented were three short videos featuring CD PROJEKT RED gameplay designers sharing their favorite character builds. As a bonus, the studio also released the Cyberpunk 2077 Build Planner — a free tool where players can create and plan their own builds in their browsers; everyone wanting to explore the changes made to the perk system, including the Relic skill tree from Phantom Liberty, can do so here.

The release date for Cyberpunk 2077’s free Update 2.0 was also revealed during the episode. With its revamped police system, redesigned perks, enhanced cyberware, and more, the update will be available from September 21st for all players who own Cyberpunk 2077 on  current-gen consoles and PC.