Dying Light 2 Release Date, Gameplay, Cross-Platform, Pre-Order, Collector’s Edition, PS4, PS5, Xbox

Dying light is the sequel the community has been waiting for for 6 years for. The first game was rather a huge success. The prompted developers Techland to create a second game for the series. The existence of the sequel was first made public in 2018 at E3 during the Xbox press conference. The game derives its uniqueness from its multitude of parkour skills that can be utilized to escape from the undead. Here is all you need to know about Dying Light 2.

Dying Light 2 Release Date

The Dying Light 2 game is set to release on the 7th December 2024. There was a gameplay trailer that was released in May to entice the community. The initial release at the time of announcement was mid-2020, but the pandemic derailed Techland’s plan.

Dying Light 2 Gameplay

The public’s first look at the gameplay was in May of 2024, when a 7-minute trailer was launched. The game can be best described as a First-person open-world adventure shooter. Set in a post-apocalyptic setting where zombies have overrun the world.

Dying Light 2 is set 20 years after the 1st game and has an all-new protagonist, Aiden Caldwell. The story unfolds in “The City”, an urban world where Aiden needs to make decisions and perform tasks.

Dying light 2 has uploaded nearly 3000 parkour animations giving each move that immersive reality. The game environment is destroyable. This means that player action can alter the map and blow up things in the game.

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Cross Platform Support

The game will feature full cross-play and cross-generation play. This means that players can connect and play together on the same servers regardless of a PS4, PS5, Xbox One or an Xbox series X. This is a major concern for the community who want to play with their friends regardless of the console they own.

How to pre-order the Dying Light 2 game?

You can pre-order the game at the Dying Light official website. Alternatively, the game can be bought from the Playstation Store and the Xbox store as well.

Collectors 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

The collector’s edition will not be available on PC. It is set to be strictly for gaming consoles and will cost around £199.99.