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Idris Elba Joins Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty

New teaser trailer revealed at The Game Awards 2022

By Adam Beddall published 13/01/2023

Continuing Cyberpunks redemption CD Projekt Red presented a brand new teaser trailer for Phantom Liberty at The Game Awards 2022. Phantom Liberty is the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 'spy-thriller' expansion.

The teaser shown at The Game Awards 2022 gives players an all new look at Night City’s Dogtown, where the expansion will be primarily set, as well as flashes of gameplay and brand new additions. The teaser also reveals new characters, chief among them Solomon Reed.

Solomon Reed played by well-known actor Idris Elba is joining alongside Keanu Reeves as Johnny Silverhand. Reed is a veteran New United States of America agent and apparently the only person players can trust to help them fulfill an impossible mission of espionage and survival. Following the teaser’s climax, the actor appeared in a special video message directed at the audience and gamers worldwide, commenting on the character of Reed and his role in Phantom Liberty's story.

Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty will release for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC in 2023, with an exact release date to follow. If you want to keep up to date with Phantom Liberty you can view all it's updates on the official website.