What is Dying Light 2 and its story?
Dying light 2 is an upcoming role-playing survival horror game developed by the Polish giants Techland. The game is a sequel to its predecessor Dying Light. It features Aiden Caldwell, who is a parkour proficient and is living in a post-zombie apocalyptic world 15 years later to the story of Dying Light.
The player is vested with errands, which he does as a freelancer and take on factions to survive in the only surviving city of the world. He has to explore in this open-world game for weapons, food supplies, and various other equipment, also wading through the forest of zombies and other infected beings. The game has made many changes in the story, retaining the previous elements like the infection of Kyle Crane. Still, it has also cleanly added all-new features, storyline, missions, and side missions.
Dying Light 2 Trailer breakdown
In 2015, at Microsoft’s conference, Techland had unveiled its first look and showed off its trailer, followed by many other announcements. The trailer began with the old weary and war-torn city of Europe which is in control of an enemy faction. Aiden is seen with a deadly duel with few bandits who most probably were of another camp. It then shows him making choices that go on further to affect the progress of the game like it showed negotiations between him and the faction, which could result in two probable results producing the game’s progress separately. Overall the trailer looks quite appealing with deadly melee combats, the spine-chilling post-apocalyptic landscape, and some breathtakingly beautiful parkour skills. Further, the player is making some very finely done parkour skills where he jumps from buildings to buildings using ledges and climbs them using ropes.
What new can we expect from Dying light 2?
A faction is hunting for you, a city ready to divulge you in its sourness and a man prepared to dodge everything in between him and his mission. Who can be a flying monkey or an avatar of the Raid’s ‘Rama’ depending on the situation? Aiden has to manage all of it from time to time; this sequel offers an interesting piece of the story with mind-shattering visuals and sound effects, making the game more realistic. You will get a whole lot of space to explore, being an open-world game. This version offers more space and location, which will help you to acquire new abilities and weapons throughout the game.
There is a significant emphasis on crafting gear so you will also have opportunities to craft weapons, build weapon upgrades, and perform weapon demos. In addition to these things, the game will also have enhanced melee combats, and the beautifully created narration makes the game more engaging and highly desirable. The developers have also made announcements about the game being present with the multiplayer mode. Thus the game is all set to introduce multiplayer co-op, which can add up to four players to join the game. And do various activities, explorations, and excursions together.
Dying Light 2 Gameplay
The gameplay in the trailer is undoubtedly ‘charming,’ also the gameplay trailer released after the original trailer revealed many details of the game. The player is taking on the control of a dam acquired by an enemy faction. The player’s choice of using the water is seen creating rift either between the player and the faction, or the player and the residents. The developers have told that the gameplay is going to be very similar to its previous versions. However, they have promised certain changes.
The game’s newly designed world has various underlying opportunities that can go on from running errands for people to collecting and making weapons. There was another gameplay trailer which showed Aiden running skilfully through rooftops, climbing ledges, and dodging obstacles to catch up to a truck he is chasing. The clip showed various features like melee combat, upgrades, weapons, and various Aiden’s parkour skills, Aiden is seen using enemies on perches and use them to break his fall.
What kind of Enemies and Weapons are available in Dying Light 2?
This game, as set in a post-apocalyptic environment, will have three types of enemies. First will be the old Common infected zombies, which can be traced back to the older version of this game, these are weaker infected and populate the majority of the population of Dying Light. These will include various other lethal enemies like the beastly Night Hunter who has fatal bite claws and has a weakness to UV light, another one we will see are Gas Tank zombies, these would be more lethal than common infected and can be killed by explosive oxygen cylinders.
The second type of enemy would be uncommonly infected, these would be less in population, and the player will meet with them occasionally, they are typically more dangerous and aggressive. Third ones would be the people of the enemy faction, who will always try to hunt the player down. The game is majorly melee-based, so most of the weapons are a combination of melees used in combat. Crossbows, spears, shotguns will also be seen, and weapons can also be upgraded and crafted, which is a new feature presented in this version. Moreover, Aiden will also have exceptional superhuman skills due to his infection.
Dying light 2 initial release date on PC, PS4, and XBOX
This eagerly awaited game which was long back scheduled to release in the middle of the year 2020, is postponed indefinitely till further announcement by the company, in a note posted on the company’s twitter account its CEO Pawel Marchewka said: “Our priority is to deliver an experience that lives up to our standards and the expectations of you, our fans.” The statement from the CEO came after the company announced that they need more time to make the game better and also for its development. Once released, the game is reported will be available on all platforms like PS4, Xbox and Microsoft Windows.
What is the Official Website for Dying light 2?
Here is the official website for Dying light 2: