The Cyberpunk 2077 Next-Gen Update is here, along with a five-hour free trial, and a 50% off discount on the full game. Read on for the full details from the Xbox team.
Night City. 2077. A dangerous megalopolis filled with cyber-enhanced mercenaries, cutthroat corporations, and tantalizing opportunities. It’s a city that’ll draw you in, promise you everything, but stab you in the back without warning. As V, an up-and-coming merc-for-hire, it’s time to explore the world of the dark future — now Optimized for Xbox Series X|S. The Cyberpunk 2077 Next-Gen Update is here. You ready, choom?
This latest update for the futuristic first-person, open-world RPG brings a host of graphical upgrades to the game on Xbox Series X|S, such as improved reflections — as well as Ray Tracing Mode on Xbox Series X. In this mode, the game prioritizes graphical fidelity with the inclusion of ray-traced shadows, giving Night City an even more immersive atmosphere. If you’re all about buttery smooth frame rate, Performance Mode on Xbox Series X prioritizes frames-per-second, targeting smooth 60 FPS gameplay. Xbox Series X also supports dynamic 4K scaling, with Xbox Series S supporting dynamic scaling up to 1440p.
General gameplay has also been improved; from UI and map enhancements to new relationship interactions, skill rebalances, tweaked AI and crowd reactions — as well as extra bits and pieces for you to discover along the way. The update also comes with free additional content, in the form of new weapons and gear, new apartments to rent, and more to help you along as you build your name as an awesome cyberware-toting mercenary.
Thanks to the power of the newest generation of Xbox consoles, you’ll be able to jump into all the action much faster thanks to greatly improved load times, and with Quick Resume, you can drop in and out and continue your adventure at your leisure. It’ll be like you never even left Night City at all.
For owners of the digital version of Cyberpunk 2077 on Xbox One, you can take advantage of Smart Delivery, giving you an automatic free upgrade to the Next-Gen Update on Xbox Series X|S. If you own a disc version on Xbox One, you’ll be able to claim the free upgrade on Xbox Series X. Smart Delivery also includes seamless save transfer, so whether you’re continuing your journey into the dark future or starting totally fresh, the process is simple and straightforward.
With the Cyberpunk 2077 Next-Gen Update available to download right now, it’s the perfect time for Xbox players to step into the shoes of V and experience all that the world of the dark future has to offer…
…But don’t just take our word for it! Until March 15, 5 p.m. CET, you can access a free Next-Gen trial of Cyberpunk 2077 on Xbox Series X|S. The trial gives you a full five hours to explore Night City from the beginning of V’s journey, with no other limitations in place. Do whatever you like in the allotted time frame and see if the next-gen version of Cyberpunk 2077 is to your liking. Once the trial is over, you’ll be able to purchase the full game if you liked what you saw, taking all your progress with you!
See you in Night City!