Dying Light 2 has been pushed back

Dying Light 2 has been pushed back

Techland's Dying Light 2 has been delayed from its spring 2020 release date.

The studio's CEO Pawel Marchewka revealed on Twitter (below) that the game was being pushed back though didn't say when the title will be coming out now. The Polish developer said that it needed more time to "fulfil our vision" and that it would have more news in the coming months.

The title was announced at E3 2018 with the zombie romp having a greater focus on narrative, bringing Chris Avellone on board to assist in what's described as a sandbox narrative.

It's possible that the game has been pushed back in order to facilitate a release on the forthcoming PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X hardware, too. This is just the latest big ticket release to be delayed, following Cyberpunk 2077's migration from April 2020 to September of this year.

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