GC 2021 Press release

Dying Light Platinum Edition Leaps onto Nintendo Switch

At gamescom, during the third episode of Dying 2 Know, Techland confirmed the release of the first Dying Light on Nintendo Switch

Wrocław, Poland — August 26, 2021 — Techland has officially confirmed that Dying Light will be released for Nintendo Switch as the Platinum Edition—the most content-packed and ultimate edition of the game.

During a special episode of Dying 2 Know prepared for gamescom, Lead Game Designer Tymon Smektała informed fans around the world they will be able to play the ultimate open-world zombie game on portable consoles together with their friends. The exact release date is not yet known.

A single playthrough of Dying Light Platinum Edition will provide fans with over 100 hours of single-player gameplay and countless additional adventures when playing with friends and exploring the world in co-op mode. The physical release of the Platinum Edition on Nintendo Switch will contain:

  • Switch game card with Dying Light
  • Survival guide - containing the most important tips & tricks on how to survive in the restricted zone
  • Two-sided map
  • Unique stickers

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About Dying Light
First-person action survival game set in a post-apocalyptic open world overrun by flesh-hungry zombies. Roam a city devastated by a mysterious virus epidemic. Scavenge for supplies, craft weapons, and face hordes of the infected. Dying Light was published in 2015, and has been played by over twenty million people all over the world. From the creators of hit titles Dead Island and Call of Juarez. Winner of over 50 industry awards and nominations. The game whose uncompromising approach to gameplay set new standards for first-person zombie games. Still supported with new content and free community events years after the release.

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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