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Dying Light 2 Stay Human: Dying 2 Know gamescom Edition Announced

The third episode of the original online series will show up in a new surprising form, exclusively to gamescom

Wrocław, Poland — August 18, 2021 — Techland invites to the next Dying 2 Know (D2K) - gamescom Edition, the 3rd episode of an original web series that dives deep into the world of Dying Light 2 Stay Human. During the special gamescom episode, hosted by Tymon Smektała - Lead Game Designer and streamed via gamescom Studio in partnership with IGN, the development team will reveal more about parkour and combat, showcasing a gameplay trailer and many more on August 26 at 8:00 PM CEST.

Parkour is a key element of Dying Light 2 Stay Human and the episode goes into detail on how to creatively use parkour to enhance the gameplay style and the development of an advanced and realistic movement system within the world of Dying Light 2, as well as how to mix complex parkour moves into combat.

In Dying Light 2 Stay Human players will find out how powerful Aiden’s hands and legs can be as weapons, but they will also discover an impressive arsenal of deadly tools that will enable them to survive against the infected and the people. This episode will also reveal the inspirations behind the weapons in the game, as well as presenting Dying Light 2 parkour and combat in numbers and explaining the factions system more closely.

A new Dying 2 Know gamescom Edition episode will bring you closer to the differences between combat against infected and humans, with further details on the immersive and creative combat system.
Techland will reveal more details for TechlandGG (Gamers and Goodies) and its upcoming UGC cosplay contest. TechlandGG is a community hub that will expand, connect and immerse players across all Techland’s titles, starting with Dying Light and Dying Light 2 Stay Human.

Dying Light 2 Stay Human, published by Techland, launches December 7 on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. Pre-orders are available via dyinglightgame.com/preorder.

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About Dying Light 2 Stay Human
Dying Light 2 Stay Human is a story-driven open world action role-playing game, a sequel to the critically acclaimed Dying Light published in 2015, which has been played by over twenty million people all over the world. This time players are visiting the City – mankind's last stronghold in the fight against the virus. Developed parkour mechanics enable players to explore the vast open world and master tactical combat. This lost civilization, a world set in the modern dark ages, requires creative approaches to finding items and crafting gear. Gameplay shifts during a day and night cycle, so players can dare to plunder abandoned lairs of infected at night and discover the dark secrets of those in power by day. Players must choose which side they want to take and write their own story.

About Techland
Founded in 1991 in Poland, Techland is a renowned independent game developer and distributor for all leading platforms, including PC, Sony PlayStation, and the Xbox family of devices. Techland is best known for the original Dead Island games, the Call of Juarez series, and the Dying Light franchise, a global phenomenon played by over 20 million unique players to date. To top that, Techland’s experienced teams allow the developer to work on two of its own AAA titles at the same time. Comprising over 400 professionals across three offices in Poland, the company is committed to delivering unforgettable experiences and using the latest technology for innovative entertainment, which includes the proprietary C-Engine. For more information about the company itself, visit the official website at: www.techland.net.

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