What you need to know
- Dying Light has just received a next-gen upgrade patch for the PlayStation version.
- These enhancements include higher frame rates and improved resolutions that are 4K compatible on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 Pro.
- The Xbox version of Dying Light will be receiving these next-gen upgrades in the future.
Techland, the creator and publisher of the Dying Light series, has announced on Twitter that the original, zombie-killing, parkour survival game, Dying Light has just received a next-gen patch for the PlayStation version. This patch contains enhancements that use the power of the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 Pro hardware to provide higher frame rates and resolution.
Console players! A next-gen patch has come to PlayStation, bringing quality improvements and enhancing your gameplay experience even more! Try out the new video modes and enjoy the increased view distance while parkouring through Harran!
Coming to Xbox soon! Stay tuned! pic.twitter.com/PyJq0jSgCwConsole players! A next-gen patch has come to PlayStation, bringing quality improvements and enhancing your gameplay experience even more! Try out the new video modes and enjoy the increased view distance while parkouring through Harran!
Coming to Xbox soon! Stay tuned! pic.twitter.com/PyJq0jSgCw— Dying Light (@DyingLightGame) March 8, 2022March 8, 2022
The full patch notes are as follows:
- Performance Mode with 60 FPS in Full HD
- Balanced Mode targeting 60 FPS in QHD
- Quality Mode with 30 FPS with 4K Resolution
PlayStation 4 Pro
- Improved the 30 FPS Cap on PS4 Pro
- Introducing new networking utilizing the EOS solution
These next-gen upgrades will also be coming to the Xbox versions of Dying Light, but no release date for the Xbox Series X|S upgrade patch has been given at this time. It is nice to see that despite Techland being busy making DLC for Dying Light 2, it took the time to update the original title so that modern fans can enjoy it alongside the sequel.
Ultimate zombie mayhem
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Dying Light 2 Stay Human is the long-awaited sequel to 2015's Dying Light, and expands the open-world, free-running, zombie-slaying action-adventure game to all-new heights and ambitions. Dying Light 2 is massive, with a huge world filled with hundreds of hours of content.
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