This article contains all the information related to the game Dying Light’s sequel: Dying Light 2. It also includes details about the first part of the game and what to expect in the second part along with its release date.
About Dying Light
After a problematic cycle of development which took a lot of writing and long-term workers exiting the company between talks of contrasting views about the game, the sequel to the popular cult game of 2015 has ultimately announced its release date in February.
You can expect more rapid and parkour-driven battles with hungry zombies, when Dying Light 2 takes us back to the catastrophic open-world action series, nurtured with a furthermore interactive and engaging plot.
Two years after its previous date of release, the game is finally coming out. So what can the players expect? Here is everything you want to know.
What Is Dying Light?
Released in 2015, Dying Light was an adventure and action-packed game with a plot that showed secret agent Kyle Crane, placed to invade an isolated region in a Middle-eastern city called Harran.
Set in a zombie-affected open-world, the active day-night cycle of the game hardly impacted the manner enemies operated, with them being slow and gawky during the day but turning very hostile at night.
With first-person gameplay experience emphasized not just on weapon-based battles but a rapid traversal system, players always had the opportunity to escape from encounters in flashy ways, or stand and battle.
What Happens in Dying Light 2?
Dying Light 2: Stay Human takes place two decades after the incidents of the previous part and takes its adventures to a new, European background called “The City”. The demonstration of the gameplay revealed that players can anticipate similar stuff but with developments to the parkour and melee options.
The traversal system of the game has been improved for the sequel providing a grappling hook and a paraglider also to the player. Besides the comeback of the action-adventure of the first installment, multiple RPG gameplay methods are brought in, like the weapons that can be upgraded with accessories and prototypes.
Developer’s Techland also has stimulated the storyline with different groups promising various playthroughs to see everything The City has to present. The player will have to make multiple choices which basically change the state of the game’s environment and how non-playable figures see Aiden.
The outcome is broad, with the player enabled to bring welfare to one group while totally annihilating the other faction and taking some decisions will open up or close regions in the city, passing through multiple stages.
Will It Be Any Good?
The game has suffered many problems during its development. It was declared back in 2018 with a temporary release date of early 2020. But in January that year, Techland announced that the game would be postponed from its scheduled early 2020 release date to have more time for development.
American video game designer and comic book writer Chris Avellone were also roped in to aid in writing the game’s plot but in June 2020, sexual wrongdoing accusations made against Avellone led to the end of his indulgence with Dying Light 2.
Since then he has registered a libel suit and ardently refused sexual misconduct of any type, branding the accusations spiteful and fake. Revised release date of December 2021 was given eventually but the game was again delayed to its current release date of February 4, 2022.
When Can You Play It?
Dying Light 2: Stay Human will be out on Friday, February 4, 2022. It will be accessible on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.
The game will also be there to play on Nintendo Switch devices, but only as a “cloud version” that will need an internet connection to stream the game. As of whether it will be made accessible through Microsoft’s Game Pass subscription, there’s no evidence to say that Dying Light 2 is coming.
Where Can I Pre-order It?
Dying Light 2:Stay Human is now available to pre-order via Amazon for £59.99.