Today, Techland, via gamescom Studio in partnership with IGN, streamed a special third 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 Lead Game Designer Tymon Smektała, this episode revealed various details about parkour and combat and showcased a gameplay trailer. The episode can be viewed in its entirety here.
The third episode of Dying 2 Know sheds 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 insight into weapons and their inspirations, as well as the creative combat system which allows players 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 conditions and other categories, can be found here.
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!
Techland also revealed a new platform release for Dying Light Platinum Edition, coming to Nintendo Switch as 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
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