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Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Techland
Posted on December 21, 2015
Techland has released a video going over the upcoming Legendary Levels that will be making their debut in an upcoming patch and in Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition. The studio will be boosting the game’s replayability considerably with the addition of 250 levels that will offer new emblems, outfits, skills, and weapons. As a reminder, all of the new content will be provided to current owners for free via an update.
Posted on December 16, 2015
A new trailer is shining some light on the story behind Dying Light’s upcoming add-on, The Following. The expansion takes place after the events of the original game with protagonist Kyle Crane returning to take on a new mission. The survivors’ current position has become too unstable, so players must explore a remote area that is controlled by a strange group that is said to have developed a cure.
Posted on October 15, 2015
Techland has announced that their upcoming expansion for Dying Light, The Following, will be released during the first quarter of 2016. The studio also released a new video to go along with the reveal … well, it’s more of a teaser. It’s not quite 20 seconds long, so please calibrate expectations accordingly. But hey, at least there is a bit of gameplay.
Posted on September 8, 2015
Techland has opened Beyond Dying Light II, the second Dying Light Dev Tools contest, for public voting. Five mods were selected by the production team, all of which are currently up for download through Steam workshop. Players can look forward to defending a replica of the pub from Shaun of the Dead, and trying to make their way through a house after being shrunk to the size of a bottle cap. Details for each are available below. Voting is open until September 13.
Posted on August 25, 2015
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.
Posted on July 29, 2015
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.
Posted on June 25, 2015
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.
Posted on May 28, 2015
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.
Posted on May 14, 2015
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.
Posted on February 10, 2015
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.