Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty formally drops right this moment, and whereas Wccftech has coated the enlargement’s PC technical chops, how does it measure up on current-gen consoles? Cyberpunk 2077 was initially form of a multitude on consoles, so it’s a query that begs answering. Fortunately, the parents at Digital Foundry have given Phantom Liberty and the latest Cyberpunk 2077 2.0 replace for a spin, and the outcomes are pretty good, though not with out some drawbacks. You’ll be able to take a look at Digital Foundry’s full video under, supplied you’ve round quarter-hour to spare, or you may scroll on down for our recap.
In keeping with Digital Foundry, Cyberpunk 2077 2.0 really dials down the sport’s decision on sure modes. On Xbox Collection X and PS5, CD Projekt Pink presents two modes – Efficiency and Ray Tracing. On each consoles, Efficiency Mode has been downgraded to an upscaled 1800p from a full 4K, with the PS5’s native decision being between 1008p and 1440p and the XSX’s being between 1152p and 1440p. On each consoles, Ray Tracing mode is 1440p upscaled to 4K at 30fps. In the meantime, the Xbox Collection S’ Efficiency Mode can drop into sub-HD territory, with a local decision between 648p and 900p being upscaled to 1080p. This recreation was simply not made for last-gen-level energy.
By way of efficiency, within the new Phantom Liberty content material and Dogtown space, the PS5 and XSX Efficiency mode stumbles pretty ceaselessly, hovering across the mid-to-low 50fps vary. In the meantime, Xbox Collection S drops into the low 40s. The 30fps Ray Tracing mode is extra steady, however it may well nonetheless drops a number of frames right here and there.
Curiously, submit replace 2.0, PS5 appears to have fairly a big edge within the authentic Cyberpunk 2077. The PS5 largely sticks the 60fps touchdown in Efficiency mode, solely dropping a few frames right here and there. In the meantime, the Xbox Collection X is way much less steady, dropping into the mid-40fps vary.
So yeah, Cyberpunk 2077 and its new content material nonetheless has its shaky moments on consoles, however with last-gen machines out of the image, the general bundle appears to be much more strong.
Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty is accessible now on PC, Xbox Collection X/S, and PS5.