Techland via gamescom Studio in partnership with IGN, streamed a special 3rd episode of Dying 2 Know (D2K) – gamescom Edition, part of an original web series that dives deep into the world of Dying Light 2 Stay Human. Hosted by Tymon Smektała – Lead Game Designer, the development team revealed a variety of details about parkour and combat, as well showcasing a gameplay trailer. The episode can be viewed in its entirety
The 3rd episode shed light on traversing the city, which, thanks to the complex parkour mechanics and realistic motion capture animations, is satisfying and gives a great feeling of dynamism. Combat is also an essential part of Dying Light 2 Stay Human, and players were provided an insight into weapons and their inspirations, as well as the creative combat system which allows to integrate parkour moves with the fighting, making it more fun, complex and immersive.
Moreover, Techland presented the grand jury that will be choosing the best cosplays of Dying Light 2 characters in the UGC competition – Irina Meier, Lightning Cosplay, Narga & Aoki and Enji Night. Contest details, including contest conditions and other categories, can be found here: dyinglightgame.com/contest/.
Pre-orders for Dying Light 2 Stay Human are currently available, with two retail editions; Standard and Deluxe, alongside three digital editions; Standard, Deluxe, and Ultimate. Included in all pre-orders is an exclusive digital Reload Pack, featuring a unique outfit, weapon, and paraglider skin, so pre-order your preferred edition today! Further details on all available editions can be found here.
Techland also revealed a new platform release for Dying Light Platinum Edition, which is coming to Nintendo Switch, including the most content-packed and ultimate edition of the original game. Further details on the release date will be announced in the future.
Techland revealed that the physical release of the Platinum Edition on Nintendo Switch will contain:
- Switch game card with Dying Light
- Survival guide – containing the most important tips & tricks
- Two-sided map
- Unique stickers
Techland Sp. z o.o. is a Polish video game developer and publisher founded in 1991 by Paweł Marchewka. It developed Western-themed first-person shooter Call of Juarez and its prequel Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood, as well as first-person survival horror video games Dead Island and Dying Light.About Koch MediaThe Koch Media Group is a global developer, publisher and distributor of video games, VR games, gaming hardware and merchandise.
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