Dying Light 2: Release Date, Gameplay, Cross-Platform, Pre-Order, Collector's Edition And Everything You Need To Know

Techland are finally bringing us a second game after six years.

Dying Light 2 is the hotly-anticipated sequel that has been craved for over six years.

The first game was a huge success and received positive reviews from right across the gaming community, which led to the developer’s Techland to construct a second game of the series.

We first heard about the existence of the series continuation at E3 2018 during the Xbox press conference, where Square Enix will be involved in its distribution.

One of the unique elements of the franchise is the parkour skills that the players can take advantage of, using them to their advantage to fend off vast hordes of the undead.

Here is everything that you need to know about Dying Light 2:

Latest News

Dying Light 2 will be released on 4th February

UPDATE 1st February: With just days to go until the game’s official launch, questions have been asked regarding the inclusion of co-op on Dying Light 2.

Read more: Dying Light 2: Will Co-op Gameplay be Available?

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UPDATE 11th January: The developers of Dying Light 2 have confirmed how long it will take to complete their all-new game following recent backlash they received.

Read more: Dying Light 2: What is the Completion Time?

UPDATE 31st December: The developers of Dying Light 2 have unveiled the UI enhancements that will be coming to the game on day one release.

Read more: Dying Light 2: UI Details Revealed

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UPDATE 1st December: The game has officially gone gold based on pre-orders!

Techland are finally bringing us a second game after six years.

UPDATE 19th October: Techland have answered the question that many are currently curious about.

Read more: Dying Light 2: Is Cross Platform Gameplay Available?

UPDATE 24th September: Questions have been asked regarding Techland and their platform intentions regarding handheld devices.

Read more: Is Dying Light 2 coming to Nintendo Switch?

Techland are finally bringing us a second game after six years.

UPDATE 21st September: Many Microsoft gamers are wondering if Dying Light 2 will be made available for Xbox Game Pass on release.

Read more: Will Dying Light 2 be on Xbox Game Pass?

UPDATE 13th September: Techland have provided precise specification details for PC players ahead of their upcoming launch.

Read more: Dying Light 2: PC requirements revealed

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Release Date

Dying Light 2 will be released on 4th February 2022 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

Read more: Dying Light 2: What is the release date?

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Dying Light 2 is described as an open-world first-person action role-playing game based in a world that has been savaged by a zombie apocalypse, and is set 20 years after the first game, Dying Light.

The all-new protagonist, Aiden Caldwell, possesses high levels of parkour skills and can perform elaborate moves such as ledge jumps, wall running with leaps and rolls. It has been confirmed that over 3000 parkour animations have been inserted into Dying Light 2, providing an authentic feel for the player. Similar to Battlefield, the area is entirely destroyable, meaning that parts of the map can be destroyed through the actions of the player. 

The game is set in The City, a seismic urban world based in the centre of Europe that gamers have full access to, and is four times larger than in Dying Light, according to GameSpot.

Why is it so large? I hear you ask. Well, The City is set in seven different regions where Aiden will need to explore, make decisions, build tools and form factions. Each judgment has its own consequence that can completely transform how the game pans out, which can lead to areas of The City sealed off. 

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Yes, Dying Light 2 will support crossplay which will also contain cross-generation support between PlayStation, Xbox and PC platforms on the same servers.

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Dying Light 2 can be pre-order via the game’s official website, as well as through the following gaming stores:

Read more: Dying Light 2: How can I pre-order?

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Collector’s Edition

The Collector’s Edition will contain the following items:

  • A full copy of Dying Light 2
  • Steelbook
  • “Defender of the City” Statuette with stylized UV lamp
  • Exclusive Weapons Charms
  • Legendary Skin Pack
  • Artbook Hardcopy
  • Physical Map of the City
  • Digital Soundtrack & Digital Artbook
  • Digital Wallpapers & Comic
  • Physical UV Flashlight
  • UV Stickers Pack

Dying Light 2’s most premium version will be priced at £199.99 and will only be available for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4 and Xbox One. The Collector’s Edition will not be made for PC.

Read more: Dying Light 2: How can I pre-order?

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