The only DLC (due to the move to Unreal Engine 5) for Cyberpunk 2077, “Phantom Liberty,” will launch on September 26.
It will use 90 percent of the total CPU power
The game is packed with improvements and better graphics thanks to “real” ray tracing (“path tracing”) and DLSS 3.5 support. In other words, this is the new game testing tool for the rank, but it will be expensive. For now, CDPR warns that players should have proper cooling as the update (which Cyberpunk 2077 will also greatly benefit from) will put additional strain on CPUs.
“Investigate the conditions of your cooling systems,” CDPR programmer Filip Pierściński advises, adding that it might be smart to run testing tools like Cinebench to make sure the hardware is stable enough for the graphics beast.
Pierściński believes that eight-core CPUs could end up using 90 percent of the total power of a modern CPU. The developer assures the player that the game will automatically take advantage of HT (Intel “Hyper-threading”)/SMT (“Simultaneous Multithreading”) and all threads (up to 16), without the need to modify the game.
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