Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Techland

Techland covers Dying Light: The Following in 28-minute video

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Techland is showing off Dying Light’s upcoming downloadable add-on The Following with a lengthy new gameplay video. Running nearly 29 minutes long, the video features a 15-plus-minute unedited look at the story-based expansion, highlighting one of the new quest chains, The Truth Is Out There, along with the new map, dirt buggies, and ranged weapons. The remaining run time is taken up by the Techland crew answering questions and offering insight into what’s taking place onscreen. For the map creators out there, the second edition of the Beyond Dying Light Dev Tools contest is ongoing and will end on August 31. Head over to their blog for rules and prize info; a Youtube playlist covering how to use the tools can be found here.

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Dying Light: The Following to add huge map, buggies, more

Dying Light (PC, PS4, Xbox One) The Following DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

Techland has released details about Dying Light’s latest expansion, The Following. The story-driven add-on will feature dirt buggies, a new map the size of all previous maps combined, and new items. Three screens were released that offer a glimpse of the additions (see: guy shooting a shotgun from the buggy). The Following will also be available for free for Season Pass holders.

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Techland has a proposition: drink water, get free Dying Light DLC

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Dying Light developer Techland posted a joke yesterday on Twitter promoting delicious, delicious water. Whoever posted a picture of themselves drinking water and promoted it with the hashtag DrinkRightDyingLight would receive a docket code for a free premium weapon. The studio is doubling down on the surprise promotion by creating new, free downloadable packs. The exact number of which is dependent on the number of people who post a picture of themselves drinking water on Twitter with the tag #DrinkForDLC. The first goal is a perk, given that there have been nearly 5,000 tweets already, which is a 50% XP boost to player agility for 24 hours, beginning this Sunday. Check below for the full breakdown. All previous tweets count towards the new DLC.

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Trial-focused expansion The Bozak Horde out now for Dying Light

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The Bozak Horde downloadable expansion has gone live for Dying Light. Players will now be able to access the Harran Stadium and take part in a series of challenges created by the enigmatic Bozak. The tasks are tracked through leaderboards and can be tackled solo or with up to three other players. Survivors not only get to walk away with their lives, but they also receive a new compound bow. Accomplishing extra objectives will also unlock new arrows types, including electric, exploding, and incendiary, all of which can be taken back out into the game world.

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Dying Light getting solo, co-op trial DLC, The Bozak Horde

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Techland will be releasing a new download pack for Dying Light on May 26, The Bozak Horde. The expansion will add a new co-op-centric mode that opens up the Harran Stadium so that players can take on a set of challenges prepared by an insane newcomer named Bozak. Playable solo or in teams of up to four, participants will compete for not only survival but also a new compound hunting bow that can be augmented with earnable electric, incendiary, and exploding arrows.

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Dying Light gameplay video shows the Night Hunter in action

Techland has released a new gameplay trailer from Dying Light’s Be the Zombie multiplayer mode. The video, narrated by lead game designer Maciej Binkowski, highlights the asymmetric aspect of the player-versus-player combat. One player controls the super-powered Night Hunter zombie and uses its array of moves, from a ground pound to horde-summoner spit, to track and take down four other players. Current players should watch until the end: a code flashes that can be redeemed for in-game weapons from Dockets.DyingLightGame.com. Note that accounts must be linked to access the free weapons from the Quartermaster.

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(PlayStation 4 Review) Dying Light

(PlayStation 4 Review) Dying Light

“… a load of pure, bloody fun.”

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Dying Light now available in stores and online for console, PC

Techland’s latest open-world action title Dying Light has launched for console and PC. The parkour-infused survival title pits players, as undercover operative Kyle Crane, against hordes of zombies as they make their way through an overrun city on a rescue mission. The game features a day-and-night-focused design, allowing players to scrounge for supplies during the day while challenging them to survive the night against faster, more powerful enemies. And as recently announced, the previous pre-order bonus Be the Zombie multiplayer mode is now free for all.

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Dying Light release dates revealed, Be the Zombie mode free for all

Techland has announced that Dying Light will have a worldwide digital release for PC on January 27. The PS4 and Xbox One versions will also launch on the same day in North and South America, while digital copies in other territories will be released on January 28 and physical copies on February 27. The studio also announced that the Be the Zombie multiplayer mode will no longer be a pre-order bonus but free for all. A new gameplay video was released of the team demonstrating the mode. The team also released a letter explaining the recent news, which has been posted below.

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Dying Light co-op spotlighted in new gameplay trailer

Techland has released a new video showcasing the co-op mode from their upcoming open-world action title Dying Light. A team of survivors controlled by two lead developers, a brand manager, and an assistant producer from the studio assist one another to battle back the undead hordes. The drop-in/drop-out-supported four-player multiplayer is integrated into the campaign, allowing players to take on quests, explore, and tackle co-co-specific challenges together.

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