Square Enix to Distribute Dying Light 2
Techland is currently developing Dying Light 2, an anticipated open-world Zombie parkour game where you can craft and fight your way through a town full of zombies. Well it seems like that Dying Light 2 is getting a little extra help from Square Enix as they will be publishing and distributing the game for America. With this news, this means that Warner Bros., Techland’s original distributor, is being dropped.
According to Ed Lin, Head of Marketing at Techland in a press conference, “We couldn’t be more excited to join forces with Square Enix. This partnership represents an incredible opportunity for both companies to bring Modern Dark Ages to audiences across Americas… Our partnership kicks off this year at E3 and we are looking forward to a great campaign that showcases the fan favourite Dying Light DNA in the in the expansive and savage world of the infected.”
On Square Enix’s side, John Heinecke, Chief Marketing Officer at Square Enix, “We’re thrilled to be partnering with Techland on one of the industry’s most anticipated games, Dying Light 2… The game is setting up to be an innovative and ambitious project, and we believe players will be delighted with what they deliver.”
Square Enix will be showing off Dying Light 2 will be shown during its press conference on Monday, June 10 at 9pm EST. Along with that they will be showing off another ambitious project for Marvel’s Avengers that is said to be a true action-adventure game that will focus on the game’s story. Also another game that may be revealed at Square Enix will probably be more information regarding Final Fantasy VII which should be coming out either this year or the next. In the meantime, Warner Bros. will focus on other projects for their publishing studios.