Dying Light 2 is a first person survival horror action RPG developed and published by Techland.
Unlike the previous game, Dying Light 2 introduces narrative choice mechanics which change the story as well as the open world environment the game is set in.
The first full expansion for Technland's post-apocalyptic open world action RPG is now available on PlayStation, Xbox, and PC.
Here's everything you should know about Dying Light 2's first expansion.
Pre-orders are now live for the paid expansion, which releases on November 10th and costs $10. It adds a new story, weapons, enemies, and quests.
A new episode of Dying2Know also premieres on the same day and will provide more details on the paid expansion.
If you haven't yet played Dying Light 2 Stay Human and are subscribed to PlayStation Plus Premium, you can now check out a 3-hour trial on PS4 and PS5.
Techland confirms that the action RPG's first major expansion has been delayed again, with the developer needing additional time to polish up the experience.
Combat against humans constitutes a "max 30 percent" of the DLC. There are also "quite a few side quests" and secrets to find.
Techland has unveiled the first paid expansion for its open world action RPG. Dying Light 2: Bloody Ties launches in October.
The name for the game's first expansion has been unveiled as Bloody Ties. Techland previously said it'll launch in September.
Techland has given us a few hints about the upcoming major content coming to Dying Light 2 Stay Human, dubbed A Huntress and a Hag.
Hyper Mode is back temporarily, bringing back its exaggerated ragdoll physics to let players enjoying tossing zombies into the air.
A dataminer seems to have discovered files that confirm various story and gameplay details for the action RPG's first expansion.
According to a recent report, Techland's implied valuation stands at PLN 10.56 billion, with the company expecting over PLN 624 million in profit.
Dismember and decapitate foes to earn a new Cutting Edge Axe, or work with the community to cut off 3 million limbs and earn the Nightrunner Outfit.
The Nightrunner's Claws and Elite Nightrunner outfit are unlocked by hunting new Special Infected, completing bounties and ranking up.
Work with Harper, a former Nightrunner, and take down Special Infected to earn new high-end weapons, outfits, and consumables.
"They are connected to what’s happening in the city and start in the city of Villedor, it’s all broadly the same area," says lead designer Tymon Smektala.
Techland's Tymon Smektała wants Dying Light 3's main character "to start with bigger and better starting abilities and skills."
Photo Mode is releasing in June along with "Chapter 1: In the Footsteps of a Nightrunner" which adds new enemies, missions, bounties and more.
A bug which caused players to wind up in the Prologue area, even after clearing it, has also been fixed. The hotfix will go live for Xbox platforms soon.
Upcoming limited-time events include better Crystal Cores in Dark Hollows, enhanced immunity to night infection and Hyper Mode.
Dying Light 2 Stay Human's latest update added a New Game Plus mode, and Techland has now released a new trailer for the same.
Carry over progress into a new playthrough with tougher encounters, Platinum objectives for Parkour Challenges, Legendary Weapons and more.
30 new Inhibitors are being added for more health and stamina upgrades along with a new quest and Platinum Medals for Parkour Challenges.
The sequel has been a big hit for Techland since launching on February 4th. Meanwhile, the original Dying Light has crossed 20 million sales.
Techland says the upcoming update is going to be "one of the biggest" it has released so far, and will also bring various other fixes.
"Very soon, people will start seeing those things being added in one form or another into the game," says lead game designer Tymon Smektała.
Dying Light 2 Stay Human's lead game designer Tymon Smektała says the game's first story DLC will be set "sideways to the main events."
Techland adds in four new parkour challenges in Dying Light 2, allowing players to put their parkour skills to the test.
The new hotfix for Techland's open-world zombie game fixes minor bugs and lowers the Korek Charm's cost.
The Flying Scorpion Challenge is a timed obstacle course with checkpoints that can be found in the Garrison district of the Central Loop.
The open world action RPG's newest patch also adds a new Balance Mode on Xbox Series X, and fixes various other lingering issues.
"NG+ is an option we're seriously thinking about, but it's too early to promise anything yet," the developer says.
Techland has released a new patch for Dying Light 2 Stay Human on Xbox consoles, fixing the death-loop bug along with adding a backup save system.
The first part consists of a chestpiece, joggers and sneakers. The second goes live tomorrow and adds headgear, gloves and bracers for free.
Techland has released a new patch for Dying Light 2 on PC ,which fixes the annoying death-loop bug, adds rebinding options for certain features in-game, and a backup save system.
The apocalypse has come and gone but you'll still need money to get by. Here's how to farm it and afford all of those sweet upgrades.
Pokemon enjoys its third consecutive week on top, while Dying Light 2 holds on to second place with solid sales as well.
How does Techland's latest adventure come to a close? What could fans expect in the future? Take a look at some possibilities here.
The pack consists of three parts with the first offering a chestpiece, joggers and sneakers based on the Peacekeepers faction.
Techland reveals that its open world zombie action RPG enjoyed a successful launch with 3 million players during its first weekend.
The City is full of all kinds of things to discover and threats to dispose. Here's how to take down the bosses and collect everything.
Dying Light 2 Stay Human's latest update adds a new 60+ FPS VRR mode on Xbox platforms along with a slew of other bug fixes,
Whenever Techland gets around to another new Dying Light game, they'll hopefully look to make improvements in these areas.
More health is key for survival while more stamina ensures you can parkour and fight for longer. Here's how to increase both stats.
Want to become stronger and unlock all of those nifty Combat and Parkour skills quickly? Here are a few tips for quickly garnering XP.
Techland's open world survival horror action RPG has seen an impressive launch in the UK, and almost took the top spot from last week's big Pokemon release.
PC players can expect crash fixes, DLSS improvements and much more in the short term while those on console will receive an array of improvements.
Techland's Tymon Smektala revealed that the team is working on co-op issues and that motion sickness will be addressed in an upcoming patch.
Techland's open world survival horror action RPG has come launched strong, amassing a large number of players right out the gate.
Techland's long-awaited sequel is out now for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5 and PC. The Nintendo Switch version is slated for later this year.
A few handy pointers to help you on your journey in the City.
Dying Light 2 Stay Human is launching imminently, and ahead of that, pre-loads have gone live for the survival horror action RPG.
While the action RPG's PC version will continue to be updated "in real-time", console versions will receive a patch soon that will bring over a thousand tweaks.
Dying Light 2 Stay Human is often let down by noticeable issues, but remains a consistently enjoyable experience until the end nonetheless.
Will you side with the Peacekeepers who add Car Traps to the streets? Or the Survivors who install more parkour avenues? It's your choice.
Extensive footage of the open world title running on PS4, PS4 Pro, Xbox One and Xbox One X is revealed ahead of its launch on February 4th.
Preloads are currently available on Xbox platforms but those on PC and PlayStation will need to wait 48 hours before their release times for preloads.
Sets of Challenges will also be released in March and May while the first paid story DLC arrives in June. Additional updates and content are also planned.
Important story choices can also be voted on by all players in a co-op session, though the final decisions lays with the host players.
In a new trailer for Techland's upcoming zombie survival horror game Dying Light 2, players get to know about the various visual modes the game can run on PlayStation 5.
The open world zombie survival title's script is 350,000 words as per Techland. It's out on February 4th for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5 and PC.
Techland says the action RPG's cloud-exclusive Switch release will now happen "within six months" of the original release date.
Techland's long-awaited sequel finally releases on PC, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PS4, PS5 and Nintendo Switch on February 4th after several delays.
Techland's highly anticipated sequel to Dying Light is nearly here. Find out everything you need to know about the new setting, gameplay and more.
Here are all the biggest ways Techland's upcoming sequel is changing things up from its predecessor.
Dying Light 2 Stay Human creative director Tymon Smektala confirms that cross-play won't be supported at launch, but might be added in later.
Dying Light 2 developer Techland has confirmed on Twitter that the game will be receiving post-launch DLC support for at least 5 years.
In the final episode of the Dying 2 Know developer diaries, players get to see a new gameplay trailer, some co-op action, and a brief look at the game on last-gen machines.
Those looking to complete the story and all side missions will need at least 80 hours. Experiencing everything in the game will take 500 hours.
A regular playthrough that includes the full story, some side quests, and exploration should take less than 100 hours.
Charge and knock an enemy to the ground, gain some extra distance on jumps, or bash through enemies without stopping.
The open world zombie survival title is on track to release worldwide on February 4th for previous and current gen platforms.
Techland's open world zombie title will take advantage of Nvidia's GeForce RTX technology along with DLSS when it launches on February 4th.
The upcoming open world horror game will offer a lot of options to players where customization and progression are concerned.
Techland's community manager provides assurances that old-gen gameplay footage of Dying Light 2 will be showcased soon.
Releasing early next year, there are a lot of reeasons as to why Techland's Dying Light 2 Stay Human may become one of the biggest games of the year.
A new episode of "Dying 2 Know More" features UI Producer Agata Sykuła, who talks about various changes and improvements in the upcoming action RPG's user interface.
PC players will need 60 GB of installation space (with an SSD being recommended) for Techland's upcoming open world epic.
Everyone is facing their own challenges and struggling to survive in Techland's upcoming open world title, releasing on February 4th 2022.
Techland's open world post-apocalyptic action RPG will be showcased once again at the event later today, ahead of its February launch.
Get a long look at a new mission with a lot going on in the upcoming post-apocalyptic action RPG title.
Ahead of its February 4th, 2022 release, Techland says it will "spend additional time making sure that we deliver the best possible experience."
The size might increase with a day one patch. Meanwhile, pre-loading for the game will go live a couple days before launch.
Players will learn a lot about The City by observing billboards, eavesdropping on conversations, listening to tapes, and much more.
Lead game designer Tyson Smektala says that the recent delay is due to the need for more polish and living up to fans' expectations.
Dying Light 2 Stay Human's lead designer Tymon Smektala has hinted that the game might feature classes geared towards co-op gameplay in the future.
Also, depending on one's choices, major characters could end up having less prominent roles or even becoming Aiden's enemies.
Depending on protagonist Aiden's decisions throughout the story, these structures can be turned into valuable locations for the people.
Techland's Tymon Smektala also discusses the delay to next year and how the additional two months will be used for more polish.
Dawson will play a character named Lawan, who is said to be seeking revenge against people who wronged her in the past.
Dying Light 2 will feature an interweaving system for parkour and combat, according to its lead gameplay designer.
It will release in February 2022 alongside previous and current gen platforms. A free demo for the open world title is also coming.
The presentation debuts on September 30th and along with showcasing its vast open world, Techland will introduce another "famous face."
Higher quality weapons are difficult to come by, which means having to rely on improvised weaponry that can easily break down.
Techland's open world horror action RPG has been delayed once again, citing needing "more time to polish and optimize it."
Use the new Vault Kick to leap off of enemies and follow-up with vicious attacks. Various sights and sounds of The City can also be seen.
DICE's Battlefield 2042 will be bundled with GeForce RTX desktops and laptops while supporting Nvidia DLSS and Reflex.
Lead game designer Tymon Smektala will be on hand to provide new information on combat and parkour along with new gameplay.
Dying Light 2 lead level designer Piotr Pawlaczyk details the various technical improvements you can expect to see in the game's Quality Mode.
It's been a long, long wait, but it's looking like Dying Light 2 Stay Human might actually manage to be worth it.
Aiden and Hakon attempt to circumvent a hospital teeming with the Infected. Various special Infected types are teased including a Volatile.
Techland's Lukasz Burdka also discusses multiplayer and how the host makes all the decisions without affecting other players' campaigns.
Animation director Dawid Lubryka promises a "deep, thought-provoking" narrative with side quests being an important part of the world-building.
Dying Light 2's narrative director shares narrative details on the upcoming open world survival horror game, while also showing new snippets of gameplay.
The event will start at 2:30 PM PST on June 13th and run for 90 minutes. It will features 39 new videos, announcements and more.
Despite some troubles, Techland's highly anticipated sequel is slated to release this year. Here are all the new details you need to know.
The ESRB age rating for Dying Light 2 mentions user interaction across platforms and in-game purchases, though neither detail has been officially confirmed by Techland.
A physical Collector's Edition has also been revealed, which includes a UV flashlight, art book, map of The City, steelbook and 10 inch statuette.
Decide how Aiden evolves over the course of the game; assign districts to different factions to unlock new tools; and much more.
Taking place 20 years after the first game, the story sees Aiden Caldwell venturing to The City to locate a missing relative.
Ads for the game have been spotted on various sites, touting a December 7 launch date for the open world title.
Emails also sent out to press members, noting The City to be in danger and how the player is "our last chance for survival."
Techland has been updating a short clip from the sequel with a new word each day. It currently reads "Are you dying 2 know."
Techland drops new details on the upcoming open world title.
Lead game designer Tymon Smektala answers questions from fans.
"We started testing on the older generation consoles much earlier than in other projects," says rendering director Tomasz Szałkowski.
The game's opening area alone houses about 7-8 hours' worth of content.
Techland's Łukasz Burdka says the transition to C-Engine overlapped with pre-production.
"We try to cram as much as possible onto the next-gen consoles," says rendering director Tomasz Szałkowski.
"2021" appears at the end, seemingly indicating a release window.
Community manager assures there will be more than just "development is going smoothly."
The developer assures that Dying Light 2 is still very much in active development.
Those who join the official Discord can see it first.
Stories from developers and other sources paint a dire picture of Techland.
Includes a UV flashlight, figurine, collector's box and more.
The developer assures that recent departures from the studio haven't adversely impacted development.
Pawel Selinger has been at the company since 1999.
The silence will hopefully be broken soon.
First announced more than two years ago, Dying Light 2 doesn't seem to be very close to launch- what's going on with Techland's game?
Members of the Dying Light team speak with GamingBolt about the upcoming expansion.
"We have new ideas popping up almost every day," says lead game designer Tymon Smektała.
The company wants to "surprise players" with the release date and further info.
A messy story paints a bleak picture of the game's future.
"I think it has a chance to be one of the best in history," says Techland's Tymon Smektala about the controller.
Techland's Tomasz Szałkowski says Dark Zones will feel a lot more intense.
Techland's Bartosz Kulon also highlights improved ledge detection and more realistic parkour.
No word yet on what the new release window is.
Techland wants to create worlds "where you feel like you are really there."
All the content offered is "more than 100 hours", as per Techland's Tymon Smektala.
The sequel plans to have at least the amount of support the original had.
Embark on a mission to gain water for the city, only for it to have consequences.
Techland's hotly anticipated sequel will finally have a full gameplay showcase.
The zombie survival game seems headed for the next generation of consoles.
Techland aims to make choices very impactful.
The success of the first game made the developer shoot for the stars.
Lead Game Designer Tymon Smektala shares details with GamingBolt abut the game's behind-closed-doors E3 demonstration.
You'll have to live with your decisions and mistakes.
There won't be fewer players, even if next-gen rolls around, says producer Kornel Jaskula.
Dive through windows, slide under obstacles, and much more in this expansive city.
Fly off rooftops with zombie bodies and use them for landing.
The panorama shows the paths you can take.
Dying Light 2's going to present players with various diverging choices and consequences.
The open world title is confirmed to appear at Square Enix's E3 2019 presentation.
Dying Light 2 will deliver "a slightly better visual experience" on more powerful consoles.
The technology behind the game is pretty hefty.
"We are designing the game with the foundation that some of the players will miss content and we are okay with that," says producer Kornel Jaskula.
Techland is excited to showcase its "most ambitious project to date."
Every zombie in Dying Light 2 goes through several stages of evolution.
Thirteen employees in total will be affected but will receive severance packages "above" industry standards.
Dying Light 2 lead designer Tymon Smektala talks about how the game's factions can impact the story.
Dying Light 2's lead designer talks about the game's choice and consequence mechanics.
"The day is for the humans, but the night is for the infected."
Dying Light 2 is looking better than ever.
Players will have to think about how much stamina they're using up with the skills they use during chases.
You'll get plenty of bang for your buck, according to the devs.
Techland's Lead Game Designer gives GamingBolt the lowdown on what Dying Light 2's co-op experience is going to be like.
Narrative designer Chris Avellone also talks about "challenging a lot of tropes" as a storyteller.
Dying Light 2 looks to improve on the first game.
You need that rock solid frame rate for the hardcore parkour.
Techland wants hardcore players to have "more meaningful" repeat experiences.
Techland lead designer discusses parkour puzzles, combat and more.
A butterfly effect style choice and consequence mechanic in play as well.
It will also potentially include an expanded Bad Blood mode.
Techland is looking at a sequel, but it might be too ambitious for the Xbox One or PS4.