Those looking to purchase Dying Light 2 on February 4, 2022 and beyond will be happy (or scared) to learn that developer Techland has confirmed that it will take “at least 500 hours” to fully complete the game.
Techland split the news Twitter from Dying Light, The 2015 sequel to the first-person zombie action survival horror game was “almost as long as it would take to walk from Warsaw to Madrid”. For those wondering, this walk would take approximately 534 hours.
This news took the internet by storm, and some found that 500 hours was a somewhat daunting mission. Techland quickly dispelled those fears by saying that the tremendous time to reach 100% was achieved by literally doing everything and most players will be able to complete the main story and side quests in less than 100 hours break up.
“500 hours refers to getting to the fullest of the game – completing all quests, endings, and exploring all parts of the world, but a normal gamer should complete the story + side quests and explore quite a bit in less than 100 hours. So don’t worry, “Techland wrote.
In a follow-up tweet, the developer confirmed that the story and side quests of Dying Light 2 “if you’re not in a hurry” should take around 70-80 hours.
For comparison, howlongtobeat.com The main story of Dying Light takes 17.5 hours, the main story and extras 35 hours, and a complete run takes 55 hours. It is clear that the developers are not holding anything back from this new entry.
To find out what players can expect in those 500 hours, check out our hands-on preview of Dying Light 2, what role Rosario Dawson from The Mandalorian will play and what it will take to run the game at 1080p / 60FPS with ray tracing on the pc.
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