Dying Light is in the works at Techland, the studio behind the Dead Island series. Kevin Kebodeaux, Senior Vice President, Sales and Operations, Americas, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment explains:
We are excited to partner with Techland on Dying Light, which is an original gaming experience for next-generation consoles. The partnership with Techland allows us to combine their successful development capabilities with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s one-of-a-kind publishing expertise to deliver on this title.
As you may have suspected, Dying Light is headed to both new major platforms: PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, as well as the traditional PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. This is a big deal for Pawel Marchewka, CEO of Techland.
The next-gen technology allows us to create a truly dynamic open world that features a game-changing day-night cycle. Inventive free running mechanics also allow for nearly unrestricted exploration and weapon-crafting to further enhance the action survival experience.
...but what about the gameplay? It's split into two parts: During daylight hours, you explore and traverse a giant, urban landscape. Your task is to scavenge for supplies and crafting weapons - and, of course, to fend off the infected hordes, whose numbers get greater every day.
They're not too much of a problem when it's sunny, though. At night, however... the infected become aggressive and dangerous - and there are nocturnal predators that only emerge after sunset.
Will you survive until dawn?
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