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Dying Light 2 aiming for release this year, more news “very soon”

By Sherif Saed, Thursday, 18 March 2021 09:02 GMT The promised Dying Light 2 development update brought us… the promise of news.As promised, Dying Light 2 developer Techland technically delivered a development update on Wednesday. The update came in the form of a video where members of the development team read mean tweets calling out its long development period.Unfortunately, if you came to this thing expecting some real news, you’d be very disappointed, because that’s really it. Techland said it’ll be ready to talk about the game “very soon”, and flashed a 2021 splash target in the video, seemingly suggesting…

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Dying Light 2’s Developers Are Indulging Toxic Gamers

As promised, Polish developer Techland put out a video today updating the world on the state of zombie parkour thriller Dying Light 2. and it’s an extremely concise look at one of the most toxic cycles underlying the video game industry. In the first half of the roughly three-minute video, various Techland developers read expletive-filled comments from fans demanding the release of the game or at least proof that it still exists. “FUCK THIS BULLSHIT!!! Release dying light 2 or give a fucking demo GOD DAMNIT,” reads one of the messages.Then the second half of the video begins with one…

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Dying Light 2 is ‘far from being in dev hell’, says Techland

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 14 March 2021 12:57 GMT Dying Light 2 was announced way back in 2018, but since the game’s initial reveal, we’ve learned precious little about the game.But that could all be about to change. We already know that Techland will be sharing a Dying Light 2 dev update this coming week, but ahead of whatever the next reveal is going to be, the studio has spoken out about the game’s infamous development issues.One of the replies to the tweet that announced the incoming news noted that “this game feels like dev hell”.Eager to defend the game – and…

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Techland sharing Dying Light 2 dev update next week

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 12 March 2021 17:56 GMT Will we finally get a new release date for the zombie parkour sequel?Polish studio Techland is going to providing a bit more information about Dying Light 2 in just a few days.The developer said in a post on Twitter that it was going to be sharing “a few words” about the upcoming release on Wednesday, March 17. There’s no hint as to what this will involve precisely, but it has been some time since Techland has shown off the zombie parkour sequel. It’s possible that we might finally get a new…

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Dying Light is free to play on Steam this weekend and on sale for 66% off

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 26 February 2021 19:51 GMT Techland is celebrating Dying Light’s sixth anniversary by making the game free to play for the next couple of days.Steam users can play Dying Light for free all weekend.If you end up liking what you play, the game is on sale for 66% off at $13.59. You can opt to grab the Enhanced Edition instead for 70% off at $17.99. All progress from the free weekend will carry over to the full game upon purchase.In the game, you explore the post-apocalyptic city of Harran which has been taken over by zombies. Using…

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New report unveils chaotic development at Dying Light 2 maker Techland

Staff say that the studio has no idea what the final version of the game is even going to be.An expose into Polish studio Techland paints a rather chaotic working culture in the making of Dying Light 2.A number of sources at the studio spoke to The Gamer, telling the outlet that turnover at the developer is high, with management apparently unwilling to listen to the talent it attracts.“We have been operating on the market for 30 years and many of our employees have been with us for a long time,” CEO Pawel Marchewka said, when asked about staff turnover.“Making…

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Dying Light 2 Collector’s Edition may have leaked via European retailer

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 24 January 2021 11:23 GMT It looks like what appears to be a Dying Light 2 Collecter’s Edition has leaked via a European retailer, suggesting the game may be coming soon after all.Dying Light 2 developer Techland had promised, very recently, that it will share some “exciting news” on the game “soon.” But a listing that was uploaded by a retailer in the Czech Republic (image below), we may have seen more than we were supposed to at this stage of the game’s marketing campaign.The supposed Collector’s Edition of the game (thanks, Resetera) comes with a variety of extras…

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Techland says it will share “exciting news” on Dying Light 2 “soon”

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 9 January 2021 18:06 GMT Dying Light 2 developer Techland has promised it will share some “exciting news” on the game “soon.”News of a forthcoming Dying Light 2 announcement was shared in a statement regarding the departure of narrative designer Paweł Selinger, who announced this week he was departing the company after 22 years (thanks, RPS).“Paweł Selinger, who has been the Narration Designer for the last two years, decided at the end of 2020 to end his cooperation with Techland and to pursue his further career elsewhere,” reads the statement. “Paweł spent most of his professional life…

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Dying Light 2 says exciting news is coming soon despite departure of narrative designer

Dying Light 2 didn’t have much in the way of news to share throughout 2020, but it seems Techland are hoping to change that for 2021. In January 2020, they announced a delay without naming a new release window for their next zombie romp and have been rather quiet since. Although narrative designer Paweł Selinger has now announced his departure from the company, Techland say he’s “left a large piece of himself” with Dying Light 2 and that they’ll have news about the game to share soon. (more…)