Cyberpunk 2077 Phantom Liberty brings a new, graphically intensive district
called Dogtown, so you may want to take a look at these optimised PC settings
from Hardware Unboxed.
Cyberpunk 2077's expansion Phantom Liberty is finally out and as expected it's a proper eye candy that will use every bit of power your PC has. The new district called Dogtown packs even more detail than the base game as it's exclusive to next-gen, showcasing just how good the game can look when its not held back by last-gen consoles.
Anyway, since Phantom Liberty is very intensive on the GPU, you probably want to tweak the graphical settings to get more performance and reach that 60 FPS sweet spot.The optimised settings below are from tech channel Hardware Unboxed, who made a great job of explaining every setting in detail so definitely check their video for all the information. But if you'd like a TL; DW version, read on below.
Cyberpunk 2077 Phantom Liberty Best PC settings
Below, you'll find the best possible option for each setting in Cyberpunk 2077 if you're looking to boost your FPS. Keep in mind that some of the settings like Motion Blur are down to personal preference so we won't judge if you want it on all the time.
- Texture Quality: High
- Upscaling: Tune to liking
- Motion Blur: Off
- Contact Shadows: On
- Facial Lighting Geometry: On
- Anisotropy: 16
- Local Shadow mesh Quality: Medium
- Local Shadow Quality: High
- Cascaded Shadows range: High
- Cascaded Shadows Resolution: High
- Distant Shadows Resolution: High
- Volumetric Fog Resolution: Medium
- Volumetric Cloud Quality: Medium
- Max Dynamic Details: Ultra
- Screen Space Reflections Quality: Medium
- Subsurface Scattering Quality: High
- Ambient Occlusion: High
- Colour Precision: Medium
- Mirror Quality: Medium
- Level of Detail: High
- Crowd Density: High
When it comes to ray-tracing, well, you'll lose plenty of performance by enabling even just one ray-traced effect. However, if you're really keen on using it, stick to the options below to at least save some performance.
- Reflections: On
- Sun Shadows: Off
- Local Shadows: On
- Lightning: Medium or Off