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Does Dying Light 2 Have a Free Next-Gen Upgrade?

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Does Dying Light 2 have a free next-gen upgrade? Dying Light 2 Stay Human does have a free next-gen upgrade for PlayStation and Xbox. For players who have bought the game and have upgraded to a next-gen console, Techland is letting players receive this upgrade for free.

Dying Light 2 was released on Feb. 4 and takes place 15 years after the first game, Dying Light. With a new protagonist, Aiden Caldwell, players must navigate through a post-apocalyptic world and kill zombies on the way.

The game is set in the city of Villedor, a massive urban open world in Europe. In Dying Light 2, Aiden decides to bravely go through the city in order to find his long lost sister, Mia. The game features a new map, which is four times bigger than the first game's map, and is broken into seven distinct regions.

Does Dying Light 2 Have a Free Next-Gen Upgrade?

A user on Twitter and player of Dying Light 2 asked Techland on Twitter if the game could be upgraded from a PS4 version to a PS5 version for free. Techland replied saying that next-gen upgrades will be free as their business, "is based on making a good game, not on forcing people to pay for more fps on their brand new console."

Dying Light 2 has so far received positive reviews, but the game does have a few bugs and issues that Techland are working on. There have been a few complaints about disconnecting during cooperative play as well as issues with rewards and in-game content.

Reportedly, Dying Light 2's Day One patch update will receive over 1,000 fixes and improvements in order to make the gameplay more enjoyable.

Dying Light 2 can be purchased on the website, Xbox, PlayStation and Steam and is available on the Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, PS5, PC and Nintendo Switch.