The game we have been awaiting for what feels like forever, “Dying Light,” has been delayed until 2015. “Dying Light” was initially supposed to be released in spring of 2014 but Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and developer Techland pushed the release till February of 2015.
Techland commented on the delay,
“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” is a unique take on the zombie survival genre. During the day, players will traverse an expansive urban environment overrun by a vicious outbreak, scavenging the world for supplies and crafting weapons to defend against the growing infected population. At night, the hunter becomes the hunted, as the infected become aggressive and more dangerous. Most frightening are the predators which only appear after sundown. Players must use everything in their power to survive until the morning’s first light.
The game is scheduled to be released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.