During the Xbox Games Showcase 2023, Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty released a new trailer and confirmed the release date for the “massive” spy-thriller expansion on September 26th. Johnny Silverhand actor Keanu Reeves described the upcoming expansion as “massive” and said there would be “twists, secrets, and plenty of stuff to do.”
New Character and Setting
The expansion introduces a new character named Solomon Reed, an FIA agent for the New United States of America (NUSA), played by Idris Elba. As V, players will explore an unexplored part of Night City called Dogtown in an attempt to rescue the president of the NUSA.
New Footage Revealed
The new trailer revealed footage from the new locale, a dystopian crime-ridden city where its inhabitants only have “the illusion of freedom.” The trailer sets up a desperate and violent struggle to escape the city before it’s too late.
The trailer offers a glimpse into the upcoming expansion, which promises to be an exciting addition to Cyberpunk 2077. The new character and setting add a level of intrigue to the already complex story, and the new footage shows the level of detail and effort put into creating this world.
The themes of dystopia, violence, and the illusion of freedom are not new to the Cyberpunk 2077 universe, but it looks like Phantom Liberty will explore them in greater depth. The addition of Idris Elba to the cast is also a welcome one, and his portrayal of Solomon Reed will undoubtedly add to the overall experience.
Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty’s new trailer has shown the potential for an exciting and immersive expansion to the game. The release date of September 26th cannot come soon enough for fans of the game, and it will be interesting to see how the story unfolds in this new addition to the Cyberpunk universe.