Dying Light 2 Stay Human is the follow up to 2015's original, Dying Light (what else?). This time around the parkour and night based zombies are back in full force, but the devs at Techland are also trying to push more boundaries with a much greater impact on story and narrative, making the zombies almost secondary to the NPC interactions and world around you.
One way the team is trying to reveal the game is through regular updates via the episodic Dying 2 Know series, the first episode of which can be found here. In these 30 minute long interviews, the developers go deep into the new types of zombies and design choices for the sequel.
Dying Light 2 Stay Human launches in December of this year, just in time for the Holidays. It will be available for PC, PS4 and PS5, Xbox One and Series X|S. The full press release for the Dying 2 Know series and additional details can be found after the Read More link below.
Dying Light 2 Stay Human: New Gameplay Trailer in 2nd Episode of Dying 2 Know
Techland reveals new infected species, David Belle collaboration
Wroclaw, Poland — July 1, 2021 — Techland today debuted the second episode of Dying 2 Know (D2K), an original web series that dives deep into the world of Dying Light 2 Stay Human. The episode showcased a new gameplay trailer, gave survivors a closer look at the infected, and went behind the scenes of mocap and sound design. Techland also revealed a collaboration with the godfather of parkour, David Belle, who has actively participated in the creation of Dying Light 2 Stay Human and lent his talent to a major in-game character.
The second episode of D2K shone a UV light on several types of enemies—including the Revenant, a brand-new infected species—and their transformation process. During the show, viewers learned about how Techland creates the terror-filled, challenging night in Dying Light 2 Stay Human. Several aspects of bringing the monstrous infected alive in the game world were described. Check out the full episode.
Pre-orders for Dying Light 2 Stay Human are now open, with two retail editions available, Standard and Deluxe, alongside three digital editions: Standard, Deluxe, and Ultimate. All pre-orders will come with 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.
To set the stage for Dying Light 2 Stay Human’s ravaged world and dark secrets, Techland announced a partnership with Dynamite Entertainment for the creation of the prequel comic book, "Banshee: I Am The Cure". The comic will be available at retail later this year, but those who can't wait can grab the digital version on TechlandGG.com for free until July 15.
Techland has also launched Which Kind of Monster Are You?. This new website lets fans take a test to find out which type of infected they would become in the world of Dying Light!
D2K’s first episode debuted on May 27 and was viewed live by 750,000 people and has since garnered over 10,000,000 gameplay views and 10,000,000 social media post views.