Polish studio Techland has recently announced that Dying Light 2 ‘s original schedule for launch will not be possible, the developer needs more time to meet the objectives set.
Techland’s CEO Pawel Marchewka shared a letter to fans explaining the reasons behind the delay.
“It was a busy year for us as we continued working on our biggest project to date. We known you are awaiting the game eagerly, and we want to deliver exactly what we promised.
We were initially aiming for a Spring 2020 release with Dying Light 2, but unfortunately we need more development time to fulfill our vision. We will have more details to share in the coming months, and will get back to you as soon as we have more information.
We apologize for this unwelcome news. Our priority is to deliver an experience which lives up to our own high standards and to the expectations of you, our fans. Please stay tuned, and thank you to our fans around the world for your continued support, patience, and understanding.”
Dying Light 2 story take place in a post-apocalyptic world, 15 years after the events of Dying Light. It’s confirmed by Techland that players will be able to make “impactful choices”. Some decisions have much bigger influence that affect the whole world of the game, like the final choice of the player that leads to the revival of a new form of zombies in a new region of the city.
Players take the role of Aiden Caldwell one of the survivalists living within one of the seven regions of the city. The mission starts with Aiden getting informed about the water pumps have been turned off by Colonel. A leader who controls an island near to the city with a bad reputation which means asking him to turn on the pumps doesn’t end in peace.