The company behind Dying Light, Techland, has a surprise in store for gamers who are fans of Dying Light and Left 4 Dead 2. The official Dying Light Twitter page announced yesterday that the Techland and Valve are working together on a crossover event for Dying Light. According to Gamespot, the crossover event will be called Dying Light X Left 4 Dead 2, however, the event doesn’t have a release date yet.
— Dying Light (@DyingLightGame) October 23, 2019
Techland hinted at this crossover event back on October 21, with their Deadeye’s Promise event tweet referencing the Left 4 Dead series. Most of the details of the event are unknown at the moment, however, one can assume it could include character skins and voice packs from Left 4 Dead 2. There is no release date available for the crossover event as of yet but more information will likely be released soon.
We don’t want you to be left 4 dead waiting for results! Congratulations Survivors! pic.twitter.com/dy7OUuZtGI
— Dying Light (@DyingLightGame) October 21, 2019
The game was announced at E3 2018 and this year’s E3 included a behind closed doors demo showing off new features a number of upgrades to features from the original Dying Light. The first new mechanic is an updated parkour system that allows the player to use a number of different tools to traverse the world, with the demo showing off the main character Aiden using a grappling hook and a paraglider to climb up vents or glide back down to the ground. Fans of Dying Light will be happy to know that they will only have to wait a few more months until they can play Dying Light 2. Dying Light 2 will focus on choices and consequences that will change the story and the world around the character. Dying Light 2 will be released in Spring 2020 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. The game will also release for the next-gen PlayStation 5 and Xbox Scarlett.