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Dying Light 2 Release Date Announced - Here’s a Recap of Co-Op and Multiplayer Features

Dying Light 2 will offer a unique multiplayer gameplay.

By Shivam Gulati

May 27, 2021

We’ve finally got the much-awaited gameplay trailer of Dying Light 2, along with a concrete release date. Interestingly, the pre-orders for the game have already begun.

Developed and published by Techland, Dying Light 2: Stay Human is an upcoming action role-playing game. The game will come out for Microsoft Windows, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.

Now that we’ve finally seen what the game actually looks like, here’s everything you should know about the multiplayer and co-op features in Dying Light 2.

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Dying Light 2 Stay Human – Official Gameplay Trailer

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Dying Light 2 Co-Op and Multiplayer

Techland confirmed that Dying Light 2 would offer a 2-4 player Co-op gameplay. So, you could very well enjoy the game with your friends as soon as it arrives.

However, Dying Light 2’s Co-op feature will be different from 2015’s original game. That’s because, in the sequel, one out of four players in the multiplayer gameplay will be a host. So, you can host your own games and invite your friends; or you could join other players’ sessions.

We already know that a player’s action in Dying Light 2 will affect the story, but how will that work in multiplayer? Well, in multiplayer gameplay, only the host’s action will have consequences. Meaning, by joining your friends’ sessions, you would see how their choices have affected the game differently than yours.

In an interview with PCGamesN, Malgorzata Mitrega confirmed that players entering a game would still have progression. However, if your friend took a different path, you may not have access to all the weapons in your host’s game.

Dying Light 2 Stay Human Release Date

Techland confirmed that Dying Light 2 Stay Human would come out on December 7th, 2021.

Initially, the game was supposed to release in 2020; however, it was delayed indefinitely. But fortunately, we’ll finally get to play the game by the end of 2021.

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Shivam Gulati
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Shiv is a video game enthusiast who loves exploring everything happening in the gaming community. He enjoys competitive games in particular, even though he loses most of the time. He is an entertainment and gaming reporter at DualShockers.

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