The First-Person Zombie-survival co-op game that turned heads last year during its announcement has been delayed to February 2015, says developer Techland.
In an open letter to fans, Techland explains that “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.”
Techland goes on to say that “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 will offer four-player online co-op along with split-screen co-op, as well as additional pre-order bonus multiplayer modes that allow players to invade each others’ worlds as a zombie when it launches February, 2015.
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