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Dying Light 2 Roadmap Promises New Missions, Crossovers, And More

Techland has revealed the Dying Light 2 roadmap for fall and winter, showcasing what's coming to the open-world zombie-slaying game for the rest of the year and beyond. Over the next few months, you…

September 21, 2023 | 08:21 EDT

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Dying Light 2 Summertime Update Brings Payday 2 Crossover And More

Techland has revealed new details regarding the Dying Light 2 Summertime update, including a rather unlikely crossover. This year marks heist shooter Payday 2's tenth anniversary, and to celebrate, …

September 7, 2023 | 08:25 EDT

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Tencent To Acquire Majority Stake In Dying Light Studio Techland

Dying Light 2 studio Techland has revealed that Chinese gaming giant Tencent will become its majority stakeholder. In a blog post titled "Techland's Next Chapter and the Road Ahead", CEO Paweł…

July 24, 2023 | 10:14 EDT

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Dying Light 2 Now Has Custom Map Support

Dying Light 2 keeps on chugging, and if you've been waiting to create some custom maps you now can, as Techland has partnered with in order to give you that chance. Basically, the beta…

December 13, 2022 | 11:28 EST

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Dying Light 2 Chapter 2 Will Bring New Missions, Bounties, And More

Techland has revealed a little bit of what we can expect from the upcoming Dying Light 2 Chapter 2. You'll be assisting an expert tracker with a "very special task" when the Chapter update drops in…

August 1, 2022 | 12:44 EDT

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Dying Light 2 Update Adds New Enemies And Lots More

If you thought you were done with zombie parkour, you might want to think again. A new Dying Light 2 has added the game's first free Chapter, bringing new enemies, new daily and weekly challenges to…

June 13, 2022 | 11:07 EDT

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Dying Light 2 DLC Delayed But Photo Mode Comes Next Month

If you're looking forward to more open-world zombie-killing, you probably don't want to see the upcoming Dying Light 2 DLC delayed, but that's what's happening. Techland has pushed back the release…

May 12, 2022 | 10:45 EDT

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Major Dying Light DLC Free For All Owners

Techland has announced that it's giving away a major piece of Dying Light DLC to all base game owners. If you've got Dying Light on Steam, you can now upgrade to the Enhanced Edition, which includes…

May 5, 2022 | 10:16 EDT

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Techland Might Add Player-Created Content to Dying Light 2

In a strange turn, Techland has confirmed that they're looking into adding a specialized version of player-created content into Dying Light 2. Not full-blown modding support, but somewhere in the…

May 3, 2022 | 10:21 EDT

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Dying Light 2 New Game Plus And More Arrive In Update

The Dying Light 2 New Game Plus update has arrived, bringing with it a whole new way to experience the City. If you head into New Game Plus, you'll find new objectives, collectibles, and weapons,…

April 27, 2022 | 09:38 EDT

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Dying Light 2 New Game Plus Update Coming This Week

That new Dying Light 2 New Game Plus update you've been waiting for is finally on the horizon. An update adding that very same feature is coming on Wednesday, and it's also bringing a much-requested…

April 25, 2022 | 10:46 EDT

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New Dying Light 2 Parkour Challenges Arrive This Week

A set of four new Dying Light 2 Parkour Challenges will be arriving later this week, pushing your building-hopping skills to the limit. Dying Light 2 has proven to be an immensely popular game,…

March 15, 2022 | 03:50 EDT

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Dying Light Next-Gen Patch Arrives on PS5

A Dying Light next-gen patch has arrived on PS5, bringing beautiful new graphical options to the 2015 game. Xbox gamers, however, will have to wait a while to get this update. Late last year,…

March 8, 2022 | 02:10 EST

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First Dying Light 2 DLC, Authority, is Free And Out Now

The first Dying Light 2 DLC, Authority, is free and able to be downloaded starting today. It's the first of five plus years of DLC, so you'll have to stay on the ball if you want to keep up. Players…

February 14, 2022 | 10:30 EST

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Dying Light 2 Update Fixes Launch Issues, Sales Exceed 3 Million Units

Dying Light 2 Update 1.0.6 has fixed some of the more annoying post-launch issues and Techland has announced that the game had 3 million people play it in its first weekend. It's been about a week…

February 11, 2022 | 03:04 EST

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Dying Light 2 Player Numbers Soar, Techland Aware Of Issues

Dying Light 2 has already broken the first Dying Light's all-time concurrent Steam user record, despite only being on sale for a handful of hours. It's a pretty decisive victory, too, with the second…

February 4, 2022 | 10:56 EST

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Reveal of Dying Light 2 Denuvo DRM Angers Fans

The reveal of Dying Light 2 Denuvo DRM less than a week before the game's launch has upset some gamers, resulting in a torrent of complaints on social media. Dying Light 2 is launching in less than…

February 1, 2022 | 03:41 EST

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Dying Light 2 Roadmap Promises 5+ Years of Post-Launch Content

The Dying Light 2 roadmap has been revealed, and it certainly impresses -- Techland is promising gamers more than 5 years of post-launch content, featuring a mix of paid DLC and free updates to its…

January 25, 2022 | 02:10 EST

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Free Dying Light 2 PS5 and Xbox Upgrades Announced

Techland has just announced that there will be Dying Light 2 next-gen upgrades the PlayStation 4 to the PlayStation 5 and Xbox One players to the Xbox Series X and Series S. While that's exciting…

January 21, 2022 | 11:45 EST

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Dying Light 2 Nintendo Switch Release Date Delayed

The Dying Light 2 Nintendo Switch release date has been delayed, pushing back the launch of the cloud version for Nintendo's console to sometime later in 2022. Dying Light 2 is an upcoming, hotly-…

January 19, 2022 | 02:03 EST

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Techland Explains How Dying Light 2 Parkour Works

Techland has revealed how the Dying Light 2 parkour gameplay is different from reality, detailing the compromises made for the sake of gameplay and player comfort. There's a little over two weeks to…

January 18, 2022 | 03:27 EST

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Dying Light 2 Co-Op Lets You Finish the Story with 4 Players

Dying Light 2 co-op will allow you to play through the game's entire story with four players -- and this multiplayer feature will be available on the game's February 4, 2022 launch. We're less than…

January 13, 2022 | 03:30 EST

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Dying Light 2 Skills Split Into 'Combat' & 'Parkour' Trees

New details have been revealed about the Dying Light 2 Skills Tree -- it's going to be split into a "Combat" tree and a "Parkour" tree that will level up as you fight enemies and move through the…

January 6, 2022 | 02:49 EST

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15 Minutes of New Dying Light 2 Gameplay Showcased by Techland

Techland has dropped 15 minutes of new Dying Light 2 gameplay, giving us a first look at the "A Place to Call Home" quest from start to finish as part of Dying to Know Episode 5. It's been a wild…

December 2, 2021 | 03:54 EST

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Techland Announces Another Dying Light 2 Delay

Techland has announced a Dying Light 2 delay. The game, which was originally scheduled to launch later this year, has been pushed back to early 2022, with the developer citing a desire to meet player…

September 14, 2021 | 08:32 EDT

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Dying Light 2 Developer Techland Likely Going Public

Evidence has surfaced suggesting that Dying Light 2 developer Techland will be doing an IPO and joining the Polish stock market, possibly before it launches Dying Light 2 later this year. Dying…

August 16, 2021 | 04:16 EDT

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Dying Light 2 Release Date Announced

After months of waiting, the Dying Light 2 release date has finally been revealed! You'll still have to wait a bit, though — you won't be able to play the Dying Light sequel until the end of 2021.…

May 27, 2021 | 02:25 EDT

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Dying Light 2 PR Kit Leaked, Stream Announced For Later This Week

Dying Light 2 will have a stream this Thursday via Twitch at 12 PM PT/3 PM ET, where we'll presumably see gameplay and hopefully a release date. TechRaptor has also obtained pictures of a PR kit sent…

May 25, 2021 | 11:16 EDT

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Dying Light 2 AMA Reveals No Romance Options, Returning Characters

Techland has released their second AMA on Dying Light 2 in the past two weeks, with Tymon Smektala (Lead Game Designer) and Julia Szynkaruk (Associated Producer) going through nine questions of…

May 14, 2021 | 11:43 EDT

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Dying Light 2 Developer Update Highlights Fan Frustration

Techland has released a Dying Light 2 developer update. If you're hoping for big answers about the game, you're probably going to be disappointed. Dying Light 2 is, as one might expect, the upcoming…

March 17, 2021 | 04:29 EDT

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Dying Light 2 Narration Designer Pawel Selinger Leaves Techland After 22 Years

Update (01/08/21, 2:35 PM) – Dying Light developer Techland has released a statement regarding Pawel Selinger's departure in order to "reassure all fans" that the game still has an Art Director in…

January 7, 2021 | 01:50 EST

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Dying Light Turns Five; Techland Treats Owners with Bad Blood DLC

Developer Techland's open-world survival horror series received its first entry, Dying Light, on January 28th, 2015. Today marks its five-year anniversary, half a decade has already gone since we got…

January 27, 2020 | 05:00 EST

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Dying Light 2 Delayed Out Of Spring

We managed to get the first announcement of Techland's sequel to the survival horror title, Dying Light 2, during the Xbox press briefing at E3 2018. Since then, we managed to get tidbits of new…

January 20, 2020 | 06:30 EST

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Arise: A Simple Story Gets Release Date

After just announcing the game at Sony’s recent State of Play event, today Arise: A Simple Story gets a release date of December 3rd, and a few more launch platforms. Arise tells the story of a man…

September 30, 2019 | 04:55 EDT

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Gorgeous New Journey with Piccolo's Arise: A Simple Story

Publisher Techland and indie developer Piccolo were able to show off a first look at their newest game, Arise: A Simple Story on today's State of PlayStation stream. The games trailer featured a…

September 24, 2019 | 05:17 EDT

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Xbox E3 2019: Dying Light 2 Updated Trailer

Xbox E3 2019 gave us a fresh look at the sequel to Dying Light. The zombies are still out there in Dying Light 2, and they seek nothing more than to make everyone else one of them. The updated…

June 9, 2019 | 06:07 EDT

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Battle Royale 'Dying Light: Bad Blood' debuts to disappointing player figures

Techland’s Battle Royale title Dying Light: Bad Blood has landed on Steam with a dull thump, its first week of early access seeing a peak of 455 players according to Githyp, with figures slumping…

September 29, 2018 | 01:30 EDT

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Dying Light: Bad Blood Enters Early Access Later This Month

Dying Light: Bad Blood launches in Early Access later this month. Bad Blood is Techland's take on the Battle Royale genre. It pits 12 players against each other in an area with zombies and loot. The…

September 4, 2018 | 09:35 EDT

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Xbox E3 2018: Dying Light 2 - Your Choices Matter

The Xbox E3 conference showcased Dying Light 2 with a new trailer that brings some of the gameplay to light and reminds players of what made the first title such a great run. The parkour elements…

June 10, 2018 | 06:35 EDT

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Battle Royale-Inspired Expansion Dying Light: Bad Blood Arriving In 2018

Moving on from the era of zombie games into the age of Battle Royale games, Techland has decided to leap on the opportunity to combine the two with their upcoming standalone multiplayer expansion…

December 12, 2017 | 05:45 EST

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Techland Unveils Gemly, A New Digital Distribution Platform

Techland, the Poland-based gaming developer perhaps best known for the open world survival game Dying Light, has announced the launch of a digital distribution platform named Gemly as reported by PC…

July 26, 2017 | 10:29 EDT

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E3 2017 - Dying Light to Get Another Year of Free DLC

It seems like Dying Light is the game that just won't die. Originally released at the very start of 2015, the game has gotten several DLC packs and even a full expansion last year. It seems Techland…

June 15, 2017 | 11:40 EDT