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Dying Light

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Developer: Techland
Release Date: Jan. 27, 2015

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'Dying Light' (ALL) Celebrates 5th Anniversary With Freebie And In-Game Event Next Month

by Rainier on Jan. 27, 2020 @ 10:23 a.m. PST

Dying Light is a first-person, action survival horror video game with a portentous day-night cycle set in a vast open world.

During the day, players will traverse an expansive urban environment overrun by a vicious outbreak, scavenging the world for supplies and crafting weapons to defend against the growing infected population. At night, the hunter becomes the hunted, as the infected become aggressive and more dangerous. Most frightening are the predators which only appear after sundown. Players must use everything in their power to survive until the morning's first light.

Survive in a city beset by a zombie virus! Discover the hard choice you will have to make on your secret mission. Will loyalty to your superiors prove stronger than the will to save the survivors? The choice is yours…

Exactly five years ago today Dying Light, Techland’s action survival game set in a post-apocalyptic open world overrun by the infected, was published. Since then, Techland has treated their community to continuous support including the critically acclaimed The Following expansion, numerous DLCs, and regular in-game events. 

“With five years behind us, I wanted to take a moment to thank you all for the support, feedback, and faith you keep on giving us. We really couldn’t have hoped for a better community. You have been and, continue to be, an incredible source of inspiration and joy. We assure you, even though we are working hard on Dying Light 2, our support of the original Dying Light will continue. There’s nothing more valuable to us than seeing a positive response from our fans. It’s humbling, it gives us perspective, and purpose to keep on going. Thank you again from the whole team!,” says Paweł Marchewka, CEO at Techland.

This is just a tease for the Dying Light anniversary celebrations planned for February, with new content, an in-game event, and more.

To start off the season, Techland will give away a free copy of its Brutal Royale experience, Dying Light: Bad Blood on PC to all current and future owners of Dying Light, across all platforms.

Techland is also starting a new, bring a friend, affiliate program. Bring your friends into the Dying Light community and you both will enjoy a free gold-tier weapon docket. To claim the gift, and read the rules, please visit here.

Key Features:

  • VAST OPEN WORLD: Roam the city with unprecedented freedom and bask in its unique atmosphere. Use parkour to scale every building and reach remote areas.
  • CREATIVE COMBAT: Engage in gory combat and discover limitless options to confront your enemies. Use the environment paired with various weapon types and abilities to gain an advantage.
  • DAY AND NIGHT CYCLE: Experience the dramatic shift in the world, as you change from a hunter to hunted at sundown. Face the coming threat or run away without wasting your time to look behind.
  • 4-PLAYER CO-OP: Join forces with other players and raise your chances of survival in an exciting co-op mode. Tackle the story campaign together and take part in regularly scheduled community challenges.

Dying Light is available on PS4, Xbox One and PC.


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