Cyberpunk 2077 has developed a large and very active modding community, which regularly regales us with interesting projects. One of the latest mods worthy of interest is Stealthrunner - Stealth Gameplay Expansion, which introduces a ton of changes aimed at increasing the appeal of stealth gameplay.
The modification does not fundamentally change the stealth mechanics themselves. Instead the cretor has reworked most missions and contracts to offer additional objectives. They make performing tasks silently more rewarding. On top of that, there are new perks and items.
- Stealthrunner - Stealth Gameplay Expansion - download the mod from our FTP server (the author has given us permission to host a mirror)
These additional objectives range from becoming a ghost, which means avoiding detection and leaving bodies to be found, to the pacifist approach, in which we can't hurt anyone. A hero objective is also available in part of the missions, i.e. we can't let any hostage die.
A new tree of perks to facilitate sneaking supplements this. These are not just simple stat bonuses. Instead, they take the form of completely new skills, enabling us, for example, to detect access card-carrying characters or gain the ability of a pickpocket, so we can steal from our enemies.
The mod also adds several new items, including one legendary weapon, and more will be implemented in future updates.
All in all, this makes for a very interesting modification that not only makes the stealthy approach more interesting, but also makes it worth going back to the game and replaying old missions, as the new perks and objectives provide a fresh experience.
- Stealthrunner - Stealth Gameplay Expansion on Nexus Mods
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