It looks like the scope of Dying Light: The Following, the first story expansion to the parkour open world zombie game, has significantly increased over time. After delaying the game to Q1 2016, Techland announced today that the price of the expansion will also be increased, since it could actually be a stand-alone title now.
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The new price of Dying Light: The Following will be $/€ 19.99, with the Season Pass (which includes this DLC) going up to $/€ 29.99. However, Techland is also giving fans a chance to buy the Season Pass at the old $€ 19.99 until the price change is final on December 8.
The announcement also mentions that the developer will be revealing more of Dying Light: The Following "really soon", which should mean before the end of the year. In the meantime, here's a recap of the main feature from the official website:
- NEW MAP | AS BIG AS DYING LIGHTFor the first time, you’ll go outside the quarantine zone only to get thrust into a hazardous outback overrun by the infected and populated by pockets of survivors who consider outsiders just as threating. With a region the size of all original Dying Light maps combined, Dying Light: The Following is choke full of new environments, characters, quests, and secrets to discover.
- DRIVABLE VEHICLES | YOUR DEADLIEST WEAPON YETBreak pursuits and travel through the quarantine like never before. All-terrain dirt buggies are going to be your key tool to survival and getting around this hazardous countryside. Level up your new Driver Rank skill tree and upgrade your ride to create your most deadly and effective weapon yet. Fully customizable with specialized weapons, attachments, decals and paint jobs, your buggy is going to be your one-way ticket to zombie smashing mayhem.
- NEW STORY | WHERE WILL THE OUTBREAK GO?Players will again take the role of Kyle Crane, and will be thrown into Harran’s outback region, rife with the infected, where they’ll encounter a mysterious, and seemingly all-powerful cult, capable of changing the face of Dying Light’s world. To infiltrate and unravel dark secrets of The Following, Kyle Crane will need to face all-new challenges and use his abilities to the limit.
- NON-LINEAR PROGRESSION | TRUST IS SOMETHING YOU EARNTo get close to the cult and unravel their secrets, players will need to earn the trust of the locals. Through various missions and tasks, players will be able to choose their own path for infiltrating the inner circles of the cultists. As you earn more trust, you’ll be granted more imperative tasks along with access to dark cult secrets which will help unravel the mystery that has taken hold of this once serene land.
Stay tuned for more on Dying Light: The Following as the release date draws near.