Techland Confirms Dying Light 2 Free Next-Gen Upgrade

Techland also shared a bit more about Dying Light 2's co-op, which sounds rather expansive.

Dying Light 2 will support free upgrades on next-gen consoles, Techland confirmed in a new announcement. The WrocÅ‚aw, Poland, developer also shed some more light on how Dying Light 2 co-op will work and said you can play the entire game in co-op, minus the prologue. That includes the ending missions, important choices, and everything in between.

Anyone who owns Dying Light 2 on PlayStation 4 can upgrade to the PS5 version for free. It supports Smart Delivery on Xbox, which means Xbox One players can upgrade to the Xbox Series X|S version for free as well.

Cross-platform play won't arrive at launch, but PC players on the Epic Games Store and Steam will be able to join up on day one. 

Dying Light 2 co-op lets teams of up to four players tackle every mission and side quest in The City, but it's more than just a bit of together time while smashing zombies. Team members can make important decisions shaping the story's outcome through a vote, though the session leader has the last word.

All your character progress and equipment carry over as well, so you won't be starting each session from scratch, so to speak.

Dying Light 2: Stay Human releases February 4 for PlayStation 4 and PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, and PC. The Switch cloud version has been delayed until later in the year, however. Check out our hands-on impressions of a slice of the game, and stay tuned for more as we approach release. 

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Published Jan. 21st 2022

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