Dying Light 2 Confirms 2021 Release Date, Special Edition Details and New Trailer Revealed

Nathan Birch
Dying Light 2

Dying Light 2 hasn’t been enjoying the best PR in recent months, suffering multiple delays and insider reports that the game’s development was directionless and a “total mess,” but it seems the team at Techland have been able to pull the game together. While the crucial info leaked early, minutes ago during their “Dying 2 Learn More” livestream, Techland confirmed Dying Light 2: Stay Human (yes, there’s a new subtitle) will be coming our way in December.

They also dropped an impressive new trailer, which includes a fresh look at the game’s world, factions, characters, combat and parkour, and some pretty gruesome mutated zombies. The trailer weighs in at over 7 minutes, so there’s a lot to take in! Check it out for yourself, below.

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Looking fairly promising! Compared to the demo we saw back in 2019, it does seem like Dying Light 2 has perhaps suffered a bit of a visual downgrade, and we don’t currently have any info about any special features for PC or next-gen consoles. That said, the game still looks complex and fun, so if the focus is on playability instead of visual pizazz, so be it.

Dying Light 2 pre-orders are open now, with Techland offering the usual array of special editions, including a swanky Collector’s bundle. Here’s what to expect from each…

Digital Deluxe ($80)

  • Story DLC 1
  • Digital soundtrack and art book
  • Legendary skin pack
  • Wallpapers and digital comic
  • Exclusive weapon charms

Ultimate Edition ($100)

  • Everything included in the Digital Deluxe
  • Story DLC 2
  • 2H Night XP Boost
  • Crafting Items

Collector’s Edition (price not yet stated)

  • Everything included in the Ultimate Edition
  • Dying Light 2 game
  • UV Flashlight
  • Artbook hard copy
  • Thank you letter from the creators
  • UV Stickers
  • Map of “The City”
  • Steelbook
  • Collector’s edition box
  • “Defender of the city” 10-inch statuette with stylized UV Lamp

Still haven’t tried out the Dying Light franchise? Techland also confirmed the leaked Dying Light Platinum Edition, which includes all the game’s DLC for $25.

Dying Light 2: Stay Human shambles onto PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, and PS5 on December 7.

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