Guide to installing the Cyber Engine Tweaks into the game

🔒 Prerequisites

  1. Make sure Cyberpunk 2077 is updated to the latest version

  2. Make sure you installed the latest Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable

  3. Make sure you run the game in Windowed Borderless

  4. Ensure all apps overlays are disabled as the console may not open: Steam, Discord, GOG, Geforce Experience, Windows 10 Game Bar, Rivatuner, Fraps, Afterburner etc...

📋 Installation

  1. Download the latest cet_x_xx_x.zip file. (Do not download the source code)

    • If using Windows, you should right click on the zip file, and check under Properties for a security notice saying "This file came from another computer and might be blocked to help protect this computer" - if that security notice is present, click the checkbox to unblock the contents of the zip file.

  2. You can now either

    • Unzip the download directly into your or

    • Unzip to anywhere on your desktop. After unzipping the file, you will see a bin folder.

      • Drag the bin folder to your

  3. If installed properly, the Cyber Engine Tweaks files will be in the /bin/x64 folder. As follow:

Cyberpunk 2077/
├─ bin/
│  ├─ x64/
│  │  ├─ global.ini
│  │  ├─ LICENSE
│  │  ├─ version.dll
│  │  ├─ plugins/
│  │  │  ├─ cyber_engine_tweaks.asi
│  │  │  ├─ cyber_engine_tweaks/
│  │  │  │  ├─ fonts/
│  │  │  │  ├─ scripts/
│  │  │  │  ├─ tweakdb/
│  │  │  │  ├─ ThirdParty_LICENSES

🎮 Launch the Game

When you first start the game, a window will appear prompting you to choose a keybind to bring up the Overlay. Pick any key and save it. It will open with that key from now on.

  • (Optional) To check that everything works you can look at the logs in <cyberpunk install path>/bin/x64/plugins/cyber_engine_tweaks/cyber_engine_tweaks.log

  • (Optional) When installing through Nexus Vortex, make sure to use hardlink deployment.

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