Came for looking for the best Cyberpunk 2077 mods? Well, there are plenty. But we’re here to tackle only the worthy ones. Originally released in a far worse state, CD Projekt Red along with modders have been working relentlessly to deliver the game in a better form. Cyberpunk 2077 mods have solved some of the game’s breaking issues, as well as, enhanced the game’s performance and visual fidelity on certain PCs.
With each new patch Projekt Red released, Cyberpunk 2077 has seen a continuous improvement compared to its originally released state. It’s also noteworthy that the publisher has launched its own free REDmod tools for free. The mod allows everyone to apply any Cyberpunk 2077 mod through a dedicated client which can be downloaded from GOG or Steam.
After only a few weeks of its original release, the Cyberpunk 2077 PC community quickly emerged, releasing countless mods that went hand-in-hand with what CD Projekt Red aimed to achieve from the get-go. While there are many Cyberpunk 2077 mods for one to pick up from, we’ve chosen the ones worth installing. Just a piece of advice before you attempt to install any mod is to back up your savefiles just to be on the safe side.
These are some essential mods you need for Cyberpunk 2077
If you’ve been around the modding scene for quite some time, chances are you already realize that to install any mod, one needs tools. CP77Tools is a necessary set of command-line modding tools for the game. This mod enables the user to access game files, extract them and also the ability to view debug options. It’s an essential mod to run any mod for the game.
Author: Yamashi and uploaded by awpsoleet
During its initial days, Cyberpunk 2077 was considerably unplayable for many PC players, especially for those who aren’t using a high-end rig. This mod in particular addresses one of the most important issues the game suffers from, frame rates. Using this mod grants a noticeable FPS boost as seen in the picture above.
Given how many patches CD Projekt Red has released for the game, you may end up not needing this mod. Nevertheless, it doesn’t hurt to have this mod in case you want to have a better experience.
The minimap mod is a handy tool whose importance comes to action as soon as it’s booted. This newly-made minimap mod replaces the default one with a few useful options such as:
Author: DJ Kovrik
Nothing much to say about this mod other than the fact that it does exactly what it says in the title. If you’re tired of seeing the same intro video every time you boot the game, this mod will save you.
Upon installing Cyberpunk 2077, you will quickly notice the noticeably blurry game icon. For some, it may not be a big deal. But those who enjoy having everything on their desktop at high quality should check this mod. Not only can you make your icon less blurry, but you can also change it altogether the way you desire.
It goes without saying that Cyberpunk 2077’s ability to customize your character is worthy of praise. The array of options the game provides is fascinating, and it has certainly pleased RPG enthusiasts today. Prior to this mod, patch 1.5 introduced the ability to customize V’s appearance via the mirror in his apartment. This mod, however, expands upon the former by introducing the ability to customize V’s hair, body and even his voice, opening the door for a more excellent customization experience.
Author: Templar GFX
Another handy mod to improve your experience with Cyberpunk 2077. With this mod, players can enhance their surroundings, focusing strongly on the NPC system and their AI behaviour to make the world feel alive. This mod controls the number of pedestrians on the streets, as well as, the parked cars. However, that comes at the cost of performance. The mod has a slew of other tweaks to offer, which you should check via the official download link.
Cyberpunk 2077 is undeniably one of the best immersive FPS games of the era — but what if you were told that you can make the experience slightly better? This mod introduces improvements to the overall body and clothes look, and an additional FreeLook feature which allows the player to rotate the camera without any body movement.
Driving in Cyberpunk 2077 is as if you stepped your leg on a soap, inevitably sliding and crashing into someone’s else car only to end up apologizing. With this mod, you can now enhance the steering for all your cars so that they feel tight to handle and more responsive when driving through Night City.
Author: Jelle Bakker
One of the best features every role-playing game offers is the ability to switch back and forth between first-person and third-person views. Titles such as Skyrim or Fallout 4 grant players that choice, but quite sadly, that isn’t an available option in Cyberpunk 2077. With this work-in-progress, players can play Cyberpunk 2077 in third-person view with the option to choose from 4 different camera angles while in-game. Bear in mind that some bugs may arise if you install this mod such as missing heads or arms.
One of the easily overlooked essential parts of Cyberpunk 2077 is its Metro System. With this mod, you can finally use the Metro System to travel through the beautifully made Night City. With 19 explorable stations spread across, and the ability to pick between first-person and third-person mode while inside, you can now appreciate the world of Cyberpunk 2077.
Mostly, it’s hard to tell what loot the player will receive. This mod makes it easy to distinguish items by adding colourful icons on dead bodies. Like that, you can tell what type of items you will obtain from containers or fallen enemies.
A section dedicated to appearance mods so that you can alter the game however you desire
This is essentially a mod for modders that gives them the ability to include virtual stores in-game for their clothes. One of the benefits of this mod is that it allows players to also preview items before purchasing them. If you’re a modder, and you’re interested, you’ll need the redscript by jac3km4 in order for this to work.
It’s amazing how effects from a different game such as Blade Runner fit nicely with the world of Cyberpunk 2077. With this rain mod, you can now enjoy Cyberpunk 2077 even better.
If you want to look cooler than the real thing, then download this mod that replaces gorilla arms for female V. Well, if you’re into that kinda stuff, why not give it a shot?
Those yearning for a nostalgia fix should definitely check out this mod. It fills the screen with pixelated visuals along with scan lines ripped straight from a CRT monitor. We’re not sure if you’ll actually download and play this, but since it exists, it doesn’t hurt to give it a mention, right?
This mod does what it says: it adds E3 Hairstyle for female V. It’s not mandatory for sure, but if such details tickle your fancy, then give it a shot.
Extra mods for the Cyberpunk 2077 crowd
Have you grown tired of the weak Cyberpunk 2077 police chases? Want some challenge? Want them to follow you to the depths of hell, or to your secret grandma’s hideout? This mod got you covered.
The list will keep receiving more mods as soon as they’re found.
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