Techland announced today that it is teaming up with Facepunch Studios to bring the massively popular multiplayer survival game Rust to Dying Light for a limited-time in-game crossover event. What’s more, players will receive a new, free Rust Bundle with skins and weapons inspired by the game.
Founded in 1991 in Poland, Techland is a renowned independent game developer, distributor, and global publisher for all leading platforms, including PC, Sony PlayStation, the Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One X. Techland is best known for the original Dead Island games, the Call of Juarez series, and most recently for Dying Light and its expansion The Following – the game has been played by over 18 million unique players to date.
On PC from now through 10 AM PDT on April 26, the Rust to Dying Light crossover event invites players to channel their inner survivalist. Get to grips with new Rust-themed weapons and skins, go toe-to-toe with a new human enemy type, and earn exclusive rewards by braving in-game challenges.
As the event begins, all players will gain access to the free Rust Bundle, including Rust-themed Player and Buggy Skins alongside a Rust Assault Rifle, Custom SMG, and Salvaged Cleaver. Complete Research Bounties locally by collecting resources and earn Gold Blueprint upgrades to the Rust weapon set. Furthermore, the global Dying Light community can collaboratively gain access to Gold Fire, Gold Freezing, and Gold Poison C4 Dockets by hunting down Air Drops, raiding two new Rais’ Outposts, and eliminating bandits.
To facilitate local and global objectives, players can deploy their new arsenal against an increased enemy presence, including bandits and zombies, in Slums and Old Town. Moreover, in these locations, players Rust Outpost Scientists wielding assault rifles and SMGs alongside a new Bucket Helmet zombie type.
For more information about the Rust to Dying Light crossover event and free Rust Bundle, click here.
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