Will Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty be on PS4, Xbox One, & Steam Deck?

Find out more about the console compatibility of Cyberpunk's DLC

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Its release in 2020 saw the RPG Cyberpunk 2077 establish itself as a captivating game with immersive dystopian landscapes and distinct characters. Following the game’s recent reboot with the Cyberpunk 2077 2.0 patch, its first-ever DLC expansion promises to bring a thrilling cyber-spy storyline as well as a new district, and plenty of new missions. However, before you go ahead and get excited, it’s worth double-checking that your console will be capable of running the anticipated DLC. So, will Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty be on PS4, Xbox One, & Steam Deck? Find out everything you need to know here.

Will Phantom Liberty be on the PS4 and Xbox One?

Despite the base game being available on PS4, the developer CD Projekt Red has unfortunately stated that the first major expansion to Cyberpunk 2077, the Phantom Liberty DLC, will not be available on PS4. While the release will come to various platforms including PlayStation, Xbox, and PC, it won’t be coming to last-gen consoles.

The news that the DLC won’t be available on last-gen consoles isn’t good news for Xbox One users either, as this trusty Xbox model is also unable to access Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty. Therefore, if you own the PS4 or Xbox One, you will not be able to play the latest Cyberpunk expansion.  While the news might be frustrating, it’s worth noting that this impressive DLC is likely to be very graphically intensive and demanding system-wise, and wouldn’t perform well on either the PS4 or Xbox One.

Will Phantom Liberty run on the Steam Deck?

The all-in-one portable gaming PC the Steam Deck is capable of running many AAA titles and their DLCs, and it looks like Cyberpunk 2077 is no exception. Yes, the Steam Deck can run the Phantom Liberty expansion. The game is both Verified on the Deck and has a Steam Deck graphics preset; however, due to the demanding software and graphics of the Phantom Liberty expansion, the Steam Deck might not be able to run the game with exceptional framerates or speed.

Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty – console compatibility list

It’s established that the Phantom Liberty expansion won’t be available on last-gen consoles such as the PS4 and the Xbox One, so here is a secure list of the devices that will run the Cyberpunk DLC.

  • PlayStation 5
  • Xbox Series X/S
  • PC
  • Steam Deck

When looking to launch the DLC on your PC, it’s worth first checking out the Cyberpunk 2077 system requirements to make sure your rig is still up to scratch, then take the plunge and decide if you want to upgrade to one of the best CPU’s or best GPU’s for Cyberpunk.

Is Phantom Liberty a sequel?

The Phantom Liberty expansion is not a sequel but occurs alongside the events of the main campaign, so you don’t have to have finished the base game Cyberpunk 2077 in order to play the new content. However, you should at least expect the Phantom Liberty expansion to impact the base game’s ending in some way, giving you multiple endings not previously available.

Final thoughts

So, although the anticipated update to Cyberpunk 2077 won’t be available on the PS4 or Xbox One, you can run it on the Steam Deck if that’s your gaming console of choice. However, its cinematic graphics and fast-paced nature will thrive on next-gen consoles, and the PS5 or Xbox Series X/S, or a high-end gaming PC will make the most out of what the DLC has to offer. Find out the exact release date and times for Phantom Liberty here so you can dive straight into the action as soon as it’s released.

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