CD Projekt Red has announced that “Phantom Liberty,” the upcoming expansion pack for its “Cyberpunk 2077” game, will have the biggest budget of any DLC the company has made to date.
The disclosure reportedly came from the company’s IR manager in an article in the Polish financial newspaper Parkiet (via Wccftech). They added that the studio is happy with the current state of expansion development.
The only DLC planned for the game, Phantom Liberty is billed as “a spy thriller expansion pack for Cyberpunk 2077 set in an all-new district of Night City” and stars Idris Elba as Solomon Reed, a New American FIA agent. USA.
He joins Keanu Reeves and Sasha Gray in the role of Johnny Silverhand as the voice of radio DJ Ash on the in-game station 89.7 Growl FM.
The next Cyberpunk game, currently under the name “Project Orion,” will begin development by a new US-based studio called CD Projekt Red North America.
Originally set to be one of the biggest titles of the last console generation, the game’s release became a story of disaster and caution as many technical issues resulted in waves of refunds and title withdrawals.
It took many patches and a successful animated Netflix series to rekindle interest in the game, which reportedly sold over 20 million copies.