Techland releases Dying Light 2 trailer showcasing Xbox One, PS4 gameplay

Dying Light 2 Stay Human
Dying Light 2 Stay Human (Image credit: Techland S.A.)

What you need to know

  • Dying Light 2 Stay Human is a highly-anticipated open-world zombie-apocalypse game from Techland.
  • Ahead of its release early next month, Techland has revealed a new trailer showcasing Dying Light 2 gameplay on older consoles.
  • The trailer gives players a look at how the game will look and run on Xbox One and One X, and PS4 and PS4 Pro consoles.
  • Dying Light 2 Stay Human officially releases on Feb. 4, 2022 for Xbox, PlayStation, and PC platforms.

We're now a week away from the official release of Dying Light 2 Stay Human, and hype for the upcoming post-apocalyptic title is at an all-time high. Ahead of launch, Techland has released a brand-new trailer for Dying Light 2, which gives interested players a peek at how the open-world free-running game plays on old-gen systems like the Xbox One and PS4 family of consoles.

The trailer transitions between raw gameplay of Dying Light 2 Stay Human running on Xbox One, Xbox One X, PS4, and PS4 Pro consoles, mitigating many of the concerns some excited players have had about the ambitious game releasing on older systems. While the trailer is short overall, the gameplay displayed still appears smooth and stable, even in action-packed scenes. Environmental detail and visuals also look incredible, indicating Xbox One and PS4 owners looking to play Dying Light 2 may be in for a fantastic experience.

The community's responses to the trailer look to be generally positive, with many praising Techland's transparency in showing last-gen console gameplay. Still, there are a lot of unanswered questions that won't be resolved until Dying Light 2 is in the hands of players. Fortunately, we don't have long to wait. Dying Light 2 Stay Human's launch times have been revealed, ensuring players can jump in as soon as the game drops.

Dying Light 2 Stay Human releases on Feb. 4, 2022 on Xbox, PlayStation, and PC platforms. If Techland delivers on its ambitious vision for Dying Light 2 and its expansive open world, Dying Light 2 Stay Human could easily join our list of best Xbox games.

Zachary Boddy
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