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Dying Light Release Date Announced

by on May 9, 2014

Open world survival horror Dying Light will launch February 2015, developer Techland has announced.

It means the title will launch “a few months later than originally planned.”

Explaining the decision in a blog post on Dying Light’s site, the team said:

“When we started the development of Dying Light, we were committed to innovation. We wanted to give you a freedom of movement unprecedented in open world games. After many improvements and months of hard work, we have now come so close to realizing our initial vision we feel we cannot stop before it is ready.

We believe the Natural Movement element of our game will change what you expect from the genre, and we don’t want to sacrifice any of its potential by releasing too early. This quality-focused thinking underlines all our development choices and we hope you share our belief that the gameplay must always come first.

The new date ensures that we can fully realize our vision of an innovative open world game. We won’t need to make compromises or trade-offs on any of the five platforms we’re working on. For you, it means an outstanding, original game that makes the wait more than worthwhile.”

Dying Light sees you take the role of a survivor during a disease outbreak. Daylight is spent scavenging for supplies, night is spent trying to survive as the infected become more aggressive and deadly hunters appear.