Developer Techland announced on January 15th that the open world action RPG “Dying Light 2 Stay Human]He said that he plans to add content for five years after its release.
“Dying Light 2 Stay Human” is a sequel to the popular first-person action RPG “Dying Light”. The stage of this work is the world where civilization has collapsed, 15 years after the outbreak of the zombie virus in the previous work. The player becomes Aiden Kaidwell, the main character who resists mutations while being infected with the virus, and fights for survival in a city called City. Continuing from the previous work, various parkour actions, weapon crafts and skill systems are still alive. It also supports cooperative play with up to 4 players.
This time, the official Twitter account of this work revealed the prospect of a long-term content update. The account stated in a post that it “guarantees additional content for at least five years after its release.” As for the contents, in addition to in-game events and items, locations and stories will be delivered at any time. The intention is to tell the fans that it is a work that can be played for a long time. The tweet received positive feedback from fans, and some users trust these announcements. That’s because Techland has a track record of providing long-term support in its predecessor.
The previous work “Dying Light” has been continuously updated for a long time since its release in 2015. In addition to large paid DLC, 10 free DLC will be delivered in 12 months as “10-in-12” from 2017 to 2018. In 2020, about five years after its release, a large DLC “Hellraid” was released, which reused works that had been discontinued. Other bundles that add weapons and skins are still available until the end of last year. Therefore, Techland’s long-term support is convincing for fans of the previous work.
Regarding “Dying Light 2 Stay Human,” the developer recently reported that it would take “500 hours” to fully complete the game. However, the reaction from the fans was a little harsh, and it spread to discussions such as “Can the length of play time be the selling point of the work?” (Related article). On the other hand, most of the positive reactions to this announcement. The addition of fresh content seems to have been welcomed by many users.
“Dying Light 2 Stay Human” will be released on February 4, 2022 for PC / PS5 / PS4 / Xbox Series X | S / Xbox One / Nintendo Switch. The Nintendo Switch version will be offered by cloud streaming.