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Settings Guide
This is a guide on the Settings in Cyberpunk 2077. Read on to learn each settings available and what they do in the game!

Sound Settings

Dynamic Range

This is where you can change the audio presets for different speaker setups.

Speaker Presets
Home Cinema
Headphones
TV Speakers
Small Speakers
Boost Low
Boost High
3D Headphones

Volume

Here you can change the different kinds of volume in thegame, allowing you lower or increase whatever you want!

Setting Description
Master Volume This is the general volume for all the sounds in the game.
SFX Volume The volume of special effects in the game.
Dialogue Volume The volume of voiceover dialogue in the game.
Music Volume The volume of music during gameplay.
Car Radio Volume The volume of music from vehicle radios.

Misc

The miscellaneous sound settings.

Setting Description
Mute Detection Sounds Mutes the sound effect that plays when detected by an enemy.
Disable Copyrighted Music Disables any copyrighted music that appears in-game. Perfect for content creators.
Disable Spatial Audio Disables spatial audio.
Use Xaudio API Use Xaudio API.

Subtitles

Settings that adjust the subtitles that appear in-game.

Setting Description
Cinematic Displays voiceover subtitles at the bottom of the screen.
Display radio subtitles Turn radio subtitles on or off.
Text Size The size of subtitles displayed.
Overhead Displays background conversations above NPCs.
Overhead Text size The size of subtitles above characters.
Background Opacity Subtitle background visibility.

Controls Settings

General Controller Settings

Setting Description
Controller Vibration Adjusts the level of vibration on the controller.
Steering Sensitivity Scales down the steering speed for all vehicles. 100 is recommended for controllers.
Inner Dead Zone Adjusts the circular region around the controller stick's neutral position where input is not registered. The larger the inner deadzone, the more you have to move the stick before the cursor/camera moves.
Outer Dead Zone Adjusts how far you need to move the stick to register maximum input. The larger the outer deadzone, the less you have to move the stick to reach max input.
Dodgin on Movement Input Keys Enables/disables double-tap on movement keys to dodge.

First-Person Camera

Camera settings for the first-person perspective in-game.

Settings Description
Horizontal Sensitivity Determines how quickly the camera moves on the horizontal axis.
Invert Horizontal Axis Inverts controls along the horizontal axis.
Vertical Sensitivity Determines how quickly the camera moves on the vertical axis.
Invert Vertical Axis Inverts controls along the vertical axis.
Zoom Sensitivity Reduction Reduces camera sensitivity when zooming.
Show Advanced Options Displays advanced settings for fully optimizing camera controls.
Advanced Settings (Controller Only)
Response Curve Maps raw controller inputs onto curve before applying sensitivity.
Horizontal Turning Bonus The turning bonus applies additional rotation speed when the camera control is fully pressed.
Vertical Turning Bonus The turning bonus applies additional rotation speed when the camera control is fully pressed.
Turning Ramp-up Time Determines the time over which the turning bonus ramnps up to full effect.
Turning Delay The delay before the turning bonus is activated.
Horizontal Turning (ADS) The horizontal turning bonus while aiming.
Vertical Turning (ADS) The vertical turning bonus while aiming.
Turning Ramp-up Time (ADS) Determines the time over which the turning bonus ramnps up to full effect while aiming.
Turning Delay (ADS) The delay before the turning bonus is activated while aiming.

Third-Person Camera

Camera settings for the third-person perspective in-game.

Settings Description
Horizontal Sensitivity Determines how quickly the camera moves on the horizontal axis.
Invert Horizontal Axis Inverts controls along the horizontal axis.
Vertical Sensitivity Determines how quickly the camerea moves on the vertical axis.
Invert Vertical Axis Inverts controls along the vertical axis
Response Curve (Controller Only) Maps raw controller inputs onto curve before applying sensitivity.

Gameplay Settings

Accessibility

Settings that help combat gameplay.

Settings Description
Game Difficulty (Appears in-game) Determines how difficult the game will be. More information on difficulty below.
Difficulty Settings and How to Change Difficulty
Aim Assist Determines how much the game assists your aim in ranged combat.
Snap to Target Allows target snapping when aiming with firearms.
Aim Assist - Melee Combat Determines how much the game assists your aim in melee combat.
Additive Camera Motions This settting reduces the amount of secondary camera movements which may help players who experience motion sickness.
Weapon Sway Determines whether weapon sway when aiming will be applied to the camerae or the weapon's position.

Vehicle Camera

The setting for the camera when in vehicles.

Setting Description
Height from Third-Person Perspective Sets the height of the camera while driving in third person perspective.

Miscellaneous

Other gameplay settings.

Settings Description
Tutorials Enables hints in the meny and during gameplay.
Skipping Dialogues "Skip by Line" will skip individual lines, while "Continuous Skip" will skip all possible lines as you hold.
Nudity Censor Censor Nudity
Enable cross-platform Saves Enables access to cross-platform saved games for automatic upload and sync.
Enable Analytics Enables sending anonymous data about player activity.
Photo Mode Enabled Optionally disable Photo Mode to avoid entering it by mistake while playing.

Performance (PC Only)

Settings Description
Crowd Density Determines the density of crowds.
HDD Mode Boosts data loading and crowd activity at the expense of crowd variety, extra loading screens, and less street detail while driving fast.

Holocalls

Settings Description
Skip NCPD Dispatcher Holocalls The NCPD will send you text messages instead of holocalls.
Skip Fixer Brief/Debrief Holocalls Fixers will send you text messages for briefings and debriefs instead of holocalls.

Graphics Settings

Basic

The basic settings that can adjust the graphics of the game.

Settings Description
Field of View (PC Only) Adjusts the observable area.
Film Grain A fullscreen effect that imitates image grain on photographic film.
Chromatic Aberration Simulates the refraction of light into camera lens, slightly distorting
Depth of Field Causes distant objects to become unfocused.
Lens Flare Simulates the scattering of light within a lens, causing flares or colorful spots on the screen.
Motion Blur An effect that imitates the impression of speed by blurring objects around you when moving quickly.

Presets (PC)

Basic options that adjust overall graphics quality.

Settings Description
Quick Preset Presets will provide the best visual experience tailored for different system requirements.
Texture Quality

Resolution Scaling (PC)

Upscalers that can be used to improve performance by rendering at a lower resolution.

Settings Description
DLSS NVIDIA DLSS uses AI Super Resolution to provide the highest possible frame rates at maximum graphics settings. DLSS requires an NVIDIA RTX graphics card.
Dynamic Resolution Scaling To maintain a consistent frame rate, the internal rendering resolution will change dynamically. The amount of fluctuation depends on the complexity of the scene. The internal resolution is upscaled and sharpened using AMD FidelityFX CAS.
FidelityFX Super Resolution 1.0 The AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution 1.0 is a cutting edge, super-optimized spatial upscaling technology, providing superior image quality at a high framerate.
FidelityFX Sharpening To improve quality, the final image will be sharpened using AMD Fidelity RCAS.

Advanced (PC)

Settings that can be fine-tuned to improve either visual quality or performance.

Settings Description
Contact Shadows Responsible for enhanced shadow rendering and adding detail that is not available in normal settings.
Improved Facial Lighting Geometry Improves the fidelity of facial animations.
Anisotropy The quality of textures seen at oblique angles.
Local Shadow Mesh Quality The quality of meshes used for casting shadows. Corresponds to the consistency between the shadow and the light source.
Local Shadow Quality The level of shadow detail from artificial light sources.
Cascaded Shadows Range How far you can see shadows cast by the sun.
Cascaded Shadows Resolution The level of detail in shadows cast by the sun.
Distant Shadows Resolution The level of detail in shadows cast by the sun on distant objects.
Volumetric Fog Resolution The quality of fog around the player (due to dust or other particle matter in the air) that produces realistic beams of sunlight and color gradients within a scene.
Volumetric Cloud Quality Enables you to adjust volumetric cloud quality.
Max Dynamic Decals The amount of simultaneously-illuminated dynamic decals.
Screen Space Reflections Quality Determines the quality of reflections in the game. Higher quality corresponds to improved image detail and smoothness.
Subsurface Scattering Quality Determines the quality of lighting on human skin.
Ambient Occlusion Screen Space Ambient Occlusion produces natural shadows where regular shadow maps lack precision and incoming light is blocked by nearby environmental geometry (e.g. inside narrow gaps or corners). Setting on higher quality presets will increase sampling rate and improve ambient occlusion, but use greater graphics card power.
Color Precision Higher color precision improves overall image quality and reduces color gradient banding.
Mirror Quality Determines the quality of in-game mirrors.
Level of Detail (LOD) Determines the level of detail in the game's graphics.

Ray Tracing (PC)

Ray Tracing requires a NVIDIA RTX 20 Series graphics card, AMD RX 6000 Series graphics card, or newer.

Settings Description
Ray Tracing Enables lighting, shadows, and reflections using ray tracing technology. Requires a DXR-ready graphics card.
Ray-Traced Reflections Ray-Traced Reflections offer improved reflection detail on both rough and smooth reflective materials. Requires a graphics card capable of DXR.
Ray-Traced Sun Shadows Ray tracing ensures stable and high detail soft shadows from sunlight. This setting requires a DXR-ready graphics card.
Ray-Traced Local Shadows Ray tracing of Local Shadows ensures stable and high-detail soft shadows issuing from artificial light sources. This setting requires a DXR-ready graphics card.
Ray-Traced Lighting Ray tracing enchances the quality of lighting in the game. This setting requires a DXR-ready graphics card.

Video Settings

Display (PS4)

Settings for the display on the PS4.

Setting Description
HDR Mode Enable and select one of the High Dynamic Range modes.

Display (PS5)

Settings for the display on the PS5.

Settings Description
HDR Mode Enable and select one of the High Dynamic Range modes.
Graphics Mode Performance Mode ensures smooth gameplay at 60 fps with dynamic 4K scaling. Ray Tracing Mode provides photorealistic rendering of shadows and reflections as well as gameplay at 30fps with dynamic 4K scaling.

Display (Series S)

Settings for the display on the Xbox Series S.

Setting Description
Graphics Mode Choose your preferred framerate mode. Performance Mode offers a smooth gameplay at 60 fps and dynamic resolution scaling up to 1080p. Quality Mode provides better quality at 30 fps and dynamic resolution scaling up to 1440p.

Display (Series X)

Settings for the display on the Xbox Series X.

Setting Description
Graphics Mode Performance Mode ensures smooth gameplay at 60 fps with dynamic 4K scaling. Ray Tracing Mode provides photorealistic rendering of shadows and reflections as well as gameplay at 30fps with dynamic 4K scaling.

Display (PC)

Settings for the display on PC.

Settings Description
Monitor Select your primary monitor to display the game.
VSync Enables VSync to synchronize the game's frame rate with your monitor's frame rate.
Maximum FPS The maximum framerate generated per second.
Windowed Mode Select this method to display the game windowed within your operating system.
Resolution Select your primary monitor's resolution.
HDR Mode Enable and select one of the High Dynamic Range modes.

Language

This option only appears in the Main Menu settings. For more information on the languages available check out the guide below.
Language Settings and Available Languages

Settings Description
Audio Set voiceover language.
Subtitles Set subtitble language.
Interface Set user interface language.

Additional Content

This option is for adjusting the appearance of other characters and may be used to change other DLC settings. This option only appears in the Main Menu settings.

Setting Description
Johnny Silverhand's Appearance Select an alternate style for Johnny Silverhand's appearance.

Interface

General Options

General setting for the user interface in and out of combat.

Settings Description
Colorblind Modes Changes to the different colorblind modes available.
Damage Numbers Mode Select how damage numbers are displayed in game.
Overhead Damage Numbers Causes damage numbers to display and stick above the target instead of at the point of damage.
Hit Indicator Displays an indicator and plays a sound when you deal damage to an enemy.
Threat and Damage Indicator Change the appearance of damage (red) and threat (blue) indicators that appear when enemies attack you.
Center of screen dot overlay A dot in the center of the screen that prevents motion sickness.
Crowds on Minimap Enables/disables the displaying of crowds on the minimap. This setting affects CPU performance.

HUD Visibility

Settings for hiding and showing HUD elements.

Settings Description
Minimap Show/hide minimap in HUD.
Health Bar Show/hide your Health bar.
Stamina and Oxygen Show/hide Stamina and Oxygen bars.
Boss Health Bars Show/hide the Health bars of Bosses.
Background Chats Show/hide subtitles over characters in the background.
Ammo Counter Show/hide ammo counter.
Hints Show/hide hints in the HUD.
Action Buttons Show/hide action buttons.
Activity Log Show/hide activity log.
Crosshair Show/hide weapon crosshair.
Job Tracker Show/hide tracked Jobs.
Target Marker Show target markers above potential enemies and certain hacked devices.
NPC Names NPC names will sometimes appear above the character.
Johnny Silverhand HUD Elements Show/hide elements from Johnny Silverhand's HUD.

Key Bindings

This setting allows you to reassign keyboard and mouse controls to different actions. To change a key binding, click the existing key for the command you want to switch then press the key you want to use once prompted. You may cancel assigning a new key using ESC.

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