Dying Light 2 Stay Human is still on track to launch on February 4. However, developer Techland has admitted that the Nintendo Switch version of the game has been delayed.
In a statement to VGC, Techland does not provide a new release date, saying only that it aims to release the Switch version within six months of the original date. So hopefully it will be released in August at the latest.
As to why it decided to delay it, Techland only says it’s “in order to provide fans with the gaming experience at the level they deserve and that Techland wants to provide.”
It’s important to remember that Dying Light 2 is not releasing physically or as a digital download for Switch like other platforms. Instead, it will only be available via cloud streaming which requires a stable and consistent internet connection.
At least it comes out at all
Sequel to the 2015 original, Dying Light 2 Stay Human is a survival horror action RPG for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC and Switch.
Along with battling hordes of zombies and traversing the open-world environment with parkour skills, players will make key choices that Techland says will have far-reaching consequences that affect the world and how NPCs experience the world. main character Aiden.
Techland previously boasted that the game would take 500 hours to complete but, after a slight backlash, clarified that was only for a 100% completion run. The main story should only take 20 hours.
It’s also promised to support the game with post-launch content for at least five years. He didn’t provide any details, only saying that it will include “new stories, locations, in-game events, and all the fun stuff you love!”