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Despite continued claims that it is done with content updates to Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red continues to update its FPS-RPG hybrid with new features and functions. The patch notes are incredibly long for a "0.01" version number update, and if you're currently playing the game, you'll probably want to look through... Read more...
One of the most exciting prospects about playing games on the PC is how absolutely gorgeous the graphics can get. Cyberpunk 2077 is no stranger to having the latest technologies envelop its very core, such as when it debuted with ray tracing. The more recent path tracing updates have made the game an even more... Read more...
When Cyberpunk 2077 got its Phantom Liberty expansion and 2.0 update, CD Projekt Red said that was the end of the line for major content updates to the title. Well, the company appears to have done a little fibbing, because a new trailer just dropped for Update 2.1, and it's coming along with a whole pack of new... Read more...
When you hear "super-sampling", you have a certain expectation. Super-sampling is the oldest form of anti-aliasing, and it essentially amounts to just raising the render resolution. That's the type of anti-aliasing that early GeForce and Radeon cards used, as well as the last 3dfx Voodoo boards. NVIDIA's DLSS... Read more...
CD Projekt Red is pushing out its Cyberpunk 2077 2.0 update today (likely by the time many of you read this), followed by the much-anticipated Phantom Liberty expansion next week. In a post on X/Twitter, the developer reiterated that both the 2.0 update and expansion come with a refreshed set of requirements, one of... Read more...
In case you couldn't tell from our coverage, some of us around here—particularly your present author—are big fans of Cyberpunk 2077. That's not only because it's a legitimately great game these days, but also because it is a showcase for the absolute bleeding edge in graphics technology. That will continue to be the... Read more...
Let's get some names out of the way: "V" is the name of the customizable player character in Cyberpunk 2077, and naturally, that's the character you'll take into the game's expansion called Phantom Liberty. Idris Elba appears in the add-on as retired spy Solomon Reed, and Minji Chang plays top-tier netrunner Song So... Read more...
Alright, PC gamers—raise your hand if you whined about Intel supposedly holding everyone back at 4 cores for most of a decade, and then after you got more cores, you immediately proceeded to crying for years about games not properly utilizing the extra CPUs. Well, now's your chance to play a game that will actually... Read more...
As you probably already know if you read this site—we've covered it a few times already—"Phantom Liberty" is the name of the first and likely only major expansion for Cyberpunk 2077. According to CD Projekt Red (the game's developer), it is the company's largest expansion to date—impressive, if you played The Witcher... Read more...
Those with a particular interest in the topic may recall that among Cyberpunk 2077's many issues at launch was a major performance problem on AMD Ryzen CPUs where the game wouldn't make use of the extra logical cores afforded by those processors' simultaneous multi-threading (SMT) feature. The game's developer issued... Read more...
If you're a casual gamer, or simply someone who doesn't really follow gaming news, you might be surprised at the hype around Cyberpunk 2077's upcoming Phantom Liberty expansion. After all, the game launched in a sorry state, and while it sold briskly, buzz around the title was fairly negative at launch. Well, that's... Read more...
CD Projekt Red recently rolled out an update to Cyberpunk 2077 that adds support for Intel's XeSS upscaling technology and according to Intel, owners of its Arc series discrete GPUs can expect a fairly substantial performance bump. As in, a massive 71 percent increase in average framerates when playing on an Arc A750... Read more...
When NVIDIA unveiled its grand plans to bring real-time ray-tracing to computer games, those of us in the audience who understood what that really meant were cautiously optimistic. It's probably fair to say that most of the uses of ray-tracing in PC games thus far have been a little underwhelming in comparison to... Read more...
Polish developer CD Projekt Red seems to be among the few game publishers of decent size that understand the PC market: once you release a game, it doesn't vanish from the market after a few weeks, months, or even years. It stays in shops, and people will continue to buy it if there's a reason to do so, like the major... Read more...
Graphics chip maker NVIDIA and game developer CD Projekt Red have showcased a stunning new version of Cyberpunk 2077 at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco as promised. The key change to this already graphically glorious PC gaming title is the implementation of path tracing. This means that ray... Read more...
NVIDIA is hosting an event at GDC 2023 that will discuss the integration of path tracing technology into Cyberpunk 2077's highly anticipated RT Overdrive graphics mode. NVIDIA's senior developer technology engineer Pawel Kozlowski, and CD Project Red's global art director Jakub Knapik will be speaking at the event... Read more...
The Harry Potter franchise—known more generally as the "Wizarding World" now—is the 10th largest media franchise on earth. 10th place may not sound that great, but it sits among storied company like the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Shonen Jump, and Super Mario. In that context, it really shouldn't be any surprise that... Read more...
If you've got an NVIDIA RTX 40-series GPU and you feel like you need more frames in heavily ray-traced games Cyberpunk 2077 and Dying Light 2: Stay Human, you're in luck: both titles got updated today with support for the Ada Lovelace-exclusive DLSS 3 Frame Generation. The third whole-number iteration of NVIDIA's... Read more...
Cyberpunk 2077 had one of the most disastrous game launches in history. A lesser game company might have abandoned the title and left it to rot, but CD Projekt Red has been continually crafting updates for the game and has it beaten into a pretty solid shape by this point. The upcoming expansion, Phantom Liberty, will... Read more...
CD Projekt Red continues to update and refine its Cyberpunk 2077 dystopian future open world action role playing game. When this game launched, it quickly gained a reputation for instability, plus weird bugs and glitches. Thankfully, things have improved greatly through 2021-22, allowing the developers to put some... Read more...
If you would like to win a very cool RTX 4090 GPU, NVIDIA and CD Projekt Red are giving you the chance. The two companies are teaming up to give away a total of three RTX 4090 GPUs, along with a Cyberpunk 2077 custom backplate. NVIDIA recently announced the upcoming launch of their high-end 40 Series GPUs. People... Read more...
The launch of Cyberpunk 2077 was undeniably a disaster. It was released with so many game-breaking bugs, especially on console, that Sony even pulled the game from the PlayStation Store. CD Projekt Red issued a host of hotfixes and apologies, but the damage was done. Quality Assurance (QA) was partly blamed at the... Read more...
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