Recently the game developer of Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red has released a new update for the popular RPG game. Phantom Liberty is the one and only major DLC for Cyberpunk 2077. The 2.0 update Phantom Liberty consists of so many features that will massively enhance the gameplay for the players.
Though it is a paid DLC a lot of Cyberpunk 2077 players have considered it worthy. However, in order to enjoy Phantom Liberty Update, the player needs to check out for the PC storage. It has been revealed by the game developers that the update will be based on SSDs instead of HDDs.
Cyberpunk 2077’s players all over the world are curious about the storage needs for downloading the updates. So that they can enjoy the updated game without any hindrance. If you wish to know about these storage requirements, then keep on reading the article.
How much space does Cyberpunk 2077 Phantom Liberty require to get downloaded?
It has been officially declared that the updates will be based on SSDs and not HDDs. So in order to play Cyberpunk 2077 with the latest updates, the player needs to have an SSD on their PC. Furthermore, if the player had been playing Cyberpunk 2077 using both HDD and SDD, then they need to uninstall the game. They need to remove everything, and then reinstall it on SSD again otherwise it will create problems while downloading the update.
Attention players! The upcoming @CyberpunkGame Update 2.0 will bring exciting changes to the game, including the updated system requirements. We'd like to remind you that the new update of the game will only support SSDs. Don't forget to check if your PC meets the new… pic.twitter.com/gmQ8T2yi4Q
— CD PROJEKT RED CS (@CDPRED_Support) September 20, 2023
According to the CD Projekt Red, the layer needs to have a total SSD storage of 70GB in order to successfully download the latest updates. If the player has already installed the game and also has sufficient SSD storage. Then the player will automatically receive updates which will include all the new features. Below are the Sizes for the updates based on Platforms.
2.0 Phantom Liberty Update
- On PC (Epic Games/Steam): 33GB
- On PS5: 38 GB
- On Xbox Series X/S : 52 GB
Phantom Liberty Update
- On PC (Epic Games/Steam): 24GB
- On PS5: 33 GB
- On Xbox Series X/S : 38 GB
It is to be kept in mind while downloading that in order to add Phantom Liberty DLC, the players must have prior access to the Cyberpunk 2077 2.0 update. The game developer team of the RPG game, CD Projekt has further recommended its players start a new game from scratch in order to enjoy the experience to its fullest.
Hey, chooms! While you'll be able to continue the game with your current character on an existing save, we recommend starting a new game after @CyberpunkGame Update 2.0. Due to the number of changes, starting fresh will enhance your overall gameplay experience! pic.twitter.com/rqdokahhAg
— CD PROJEKT RED CS (@CDPRED_Support) September 19, 2023
Furthermore, according to the game’s developer, the mods added by players should be removed or uninstalled because they can interfere with the upgrade. Also, the mods in Cyberpunk 2077 must wait until they have been updated. So here’s all that you need to keep in mind while downloading the latest updates of the RPG game.