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Cyberpunk 2077 Nicknames from Epic Games Store are not DLC, says CD Projekt

Earlier this week, Cyberpunk 2077 subreddit revealed several names from the Epic Games Store that were originally thought to be the names of the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 content. This begs the question, what are they?

In a thread on Cyberpunk 2077 subreddit, user u / PricklyAssassin shared images of a now-gone Cyberpunk 2077 add-on page in the Epic Games Store with a series of blank entries for what looks like Cyberpunk 2077 content. This add-on page apparently appeared on the Epic Games Store shortly after this week’s 1.2 update, but has since been removed.The screenshots showed the following entries:

  • Ripperdoc’s expansion
  • Body Shops extension
  • Fashion forward expansion
  • Gangs of Night CIty
  • The body of chrome
  • Rides of the Dark Future
  • Relic
  • Neck deep
  • Night City Expansion
  • Expansion card

Given CD Projekt’s confirmation that this is not a name for the upcoming DLC, this leads to a couple of different possibilities. Most likely, these are not the final names of Cyberpunk 2077’s upcoming additional content.

The generic names like “Ripperdocs Expansion” and “Body Shops Expansion” seem to indicate that whatever CD Projekt Red has in store for Cyberpunk 2077’s upcoming DLC ​​is not finished yet. Even more specific titles like “Rides of the Dark Future” can be code names or placeholders before official titles are chosen.

CD Projekt confirmed in the 2021 roadmap that apart from updates and a next generation update, there are free DLCs in the works for Cyberpunk 2077. Before launch CD Projekt confirmed that Cyberpunk would have a similar structure after launch as The Witcher 3 with a mix of free, smaller DLC and much larger paid extensions are sold separately.

The company reaffirmed its plan to release free DLC and paid extensions during the strategy update yesterday, where the company also announced that it would change its marketing strategy to prevent misleading customers.

That said, there was confusion yesterday regarding comments from CDPR president Adam Kiciński who said that the plans for multiplayer mode for Cyberpunk 2077 are being reconsidered. Despite promising clearer marketing going forward, Kiciński’s comments only created further confusion.

Since CD Projekt will not confirm what these titles from the Epic Games Store refer to, there is still speculation. All we know for sure is that Cyberpunk 2077 will get free DLC sometime this year, and we’ll probably hear more about it closer to launch.

Matt TM Kim is IGN’s news editor.

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