As promised, as part of Dying Light 2 Stay Human 1st Anniversary Direct broadcasts Studio Techland revealed what open-world zombie action users can expect this year.
The anniversary celebration begins with in-game events: Bloody Anniversary (through February 9th) and Dropkick Weekend (through February 2nd through February 9th). For participation they will give sets of skins based on Dying Light. Owning both games is also required gift.
Also on the eve of the anniversary, Techland released update 1.9.0 for Dying Light 2 Stay Human, which implemented a number of requested features, including support for DLSS 3, cross-play between consoles of different generations, and denial of Denuvo protection.
In April, players will receive an update to the combat system (it will be more brutal and lively), in June the authors plan to make major improvements to parkour and movement, and before the end of the year there will also be a new option Fight the Infected (for those who like melee combat have enough).
Also, the developers mentioned the promised second supplement. It will be released at the end of the year and offers a story-driven adventure in an unknown location with familiar characters and answers to some burning questions.
Graphically, the Dying Light 2 Stay Human developers’ plans to improve and evolve the game for 2023 are presented in the infographic attached above (available in English only).
Dying Light 2 Stay Human debuted on February 4th, 2022 on PC (Steam, Epic Games Store), PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and S. Techland intends to support the game with new content “at least” five years after publication.