Techland gives “guarantee” Dying Light 2 will get at least five years of post-launch DLC • Eurogamer.net

Includes new items, locations, events, and more.

With the long-awaited release of Dying Light 2 just around the corner, developer Techland has spoken about its post-launch content plans, giving players its “guarantee” that it will continue to support the game for at least five years afterward. of your arrival.

Many would argue that it was Dying Light’s extensive original slate of post-launch content that turned out to be the biggest contributor to its huge success: Techland still supports the game with a mix of paid and free content some seven years after its initial release, and the studio looks set to follow the same long-tail formula for its impending sequel.

“Do you want to know what will happen AFTER the premiere?” wrote the developer in Tweet posted earlier today. “We guarantee to expand the world of Dying Light 2: Stay Human for at least five years after launch with new stories, locations, in-game events, and all the fun stuff you love.” An image accompanying the ad also adds the promise of new in-game items.

Light 2 – First impressions.

Of course, it’s been a busy few days for Dying Light 2, with Techland starting the week stating that players would likely need “at least 500 hours” to fully complete its parkour-infused open-world zombie sequel, before quickly reviewing. that figure. down following the thrust of the fans. It also shared a spirited first look at the game’s co-op mode during the final installment of its pre-launch livestream series, along with an even shorter console gameplay comparison video, featuring footage from PlayStation 4, PS5, Xbox One. X and Xbox Series. X.

Dying Light 2 finally releases next month, on February 4, after a fairly tumultuous development, one that has seen multiple delays as well as high-profile staff departures and numerous reports of mismanagement at Techland. Despite those setbacks, first impressions suggest the studio’s ambitions have paid off; Eurogamer’s Martin Robinson was impressed when he played the early stages of the game at the end of last year.

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