In an interview with EDGE magazine, the developers have explained the delay and how they will take advantage of it.
Originally, Dying Light 2 Stay Human was planned to release this coming December. Nevertheless, Techland he finally delayed it for two months, in order to be able to spend more time polishing and optimizing it. It is not for less, since the study has confirmed that it is their largest and most ambitious project to date, one more reason to want it to reach the public in better conditions.
In order to explain the delay and how the last phase of game development progresses, Tymon Smektala He has given an interview to EDGE magazine where he also delves into the different playable aspects that we will find. “The delay helps us double-check everything. Dying Light 2 is packed with complex systems that have been created by hundreds of people,” he says. “We used these two extra months for exactly this, and maybe we will also include a couple of Easter eggs …”.
Techland’s chief designer has boasted of the steps forward that this delivery takes with respect to its predecessor, emphasizing how the mechanics that we are acquiring are going to suppose a more drastic change in the gameplay than before. He assures that they try to each new power has a direct impact about the game and do not suppose fill to continue progressing.
Skills offer you something that you can immediately try on your enemiesTymon Smektala, Lead Designer, Dying Light 2“It’s difficult to create a sequel with this power development. You spent 50, 100 or 200 hours increasing your powers and now you have to do it again from scratch. In the original, some abilities only modified attributes. In Dying Light 2, each skill changes the rules of the game. Most of them offer you something that you can immediately try on your enemies, “he explains.
Dying Light 2 Stay Human the day arrives February 4th to PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S and Nintendo Switch. The sequel has twice as many animations as its first part and, in general, all the details surrounding the experience are more careful. This is the case of the soundtrack, which aims to be more unique and immersive than ever for a post-apocalyptic title of these characteristics.
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