Dying Light 2 is getting a massive update tomorrow resolving more issues and best of all adding photo mode for those seeking to take high-quality pictures.

The update is detailed below.


  • Multiple camera manipulation options, including aperture, focus distance, zoom, and roll, will help you create dynamic screenshots.
  • Color adjustments such as temperature, exposure, saturation, contrast, and vignette, with the addition of filters, will make each photo just beaming with climate and style.
  • Special Effects will allow you to create unique sequences straight from the action movies.


Game Updates

With each update, we always bring hundreds of fixes to our game and Update 1.4.0 is no different. Aside from the Chapters and Photo Mode introduction, we’ve focused on gameplay issues reported by our players and detected by our QA team.

Check out a more detailed list below:

  • Gameplay Updates
      • Fixed dust presence in The City after completing the game. The only affected terrain will be around the TV Station area
      • Fixed an issue with inseparable Biter limbs
      • Fixed an issue with vaulting into textures, allowing the player to traverse around the map
      • Fixed missing textures in the Prologue that caused players to fall outside the map
      • Fixed issues that caused Volatiles and Virals not to be affected by UV Flashlight
      • Fixed an issue where players would not receive a bat during the Ultimate Fury Cricket challenge
      • Improved player’s reaction to Volatile hits
      • Fixed Hakon being stuck during the Getting Stronger quest
      • Fixed Hakon teleporting glitch during the Getting Stronger quest
      • Fixed a heavy fog present during the Getting Stronger quest
      • Fixed missing world items in the containers during the Markers of Plague quest that blocked players from progressing in the quest
      • Fixed some issues with missing textures in Dark Zones
      • Fixed gathering prompt on world items like UV shrooms or chamomile
      • Fixed game behavior while leaving Nightrunner Trial with a function designed to leave the challenge early
      • Fixed one-handed power attack animation
      • Fixed a bug during the A Place to Call Home quest that did not allow players to progress in a story on PlayStation
      • Fixed a bug during The Only Way Out that did not allow players to progress in the story
      • Fixed a bug where skipping dialogue would not allow players to progress in the story
      • Fixed respawn button that was not working properly during some quests
      • Fixed an issue where encounter spawn was too crowded for a place of combat
      • Special Infected are harder to kill with ranged weapons
      • Fixed an issue where Military Tech would disappear right after collecting it from an Airdrop and then terminating the game
      • Fixed an issue where players could not use the bed, and the in-game time was frozen
      • Fixed enemy detection of players’ ranged attacks while they remain hidden
      • Fixed ravagers AI while patrolling the camps
  • Co-op Updates
      • Improved co-op stability when joining the game on PlayStation
      • Fixed an issue where players could not join the host because of changing online visibility to Private and Public multiple times
      • Fixed overlapping Fast Travel prompt
      • Fixed flashlight glitch that was visible on the map during co-op play
      • Fixed black screen issue while playing with friends on console versions of the game
      • Fixed game crashes related to challenge timer
      • Fixed issue where players could not participate in Crossbow Survive challenge
      • Fixed issue with Water Tower alignment blocked after playing with a friend
  • UI/UX Updates
      • Fixed The Message of the Day fullscreen display
      • Fixed The Message of The Day issues while the game is launched in the Traditional Chinese language
      • Fixed incorrect display of list format in Events tab while the game is launched in the Japanese language
      • Fixed overlapping Continue and Options buttons in the main menu on Xbox
      • Fixed D-pad control of Events tab on Xbox
      • Fixed UI glitch when changing charms in the inventory
      • Fixed missing controller controls on the PC version of the game
      • Fixed access to Credits on Xbox
      • Fixed missing map texture
      • Fixed issue with side quests being active in your journal after starting New Game +
      • Fixed missing Stamina requirement on Windmill activities
      • Players are now able to compare items in the inventory
  • Technical Updates
    • Improved CPU performance on PlayStation
    • Fixed multiple stability issues during game launch on PlayStation and Xbox
    • Fixed game crash related to a simultaneous button press in difficulty screen on Xbox
    • Fixed black screen issue during the second Waltz encounter on Xbox
    • Fixed loading screen crash that happened after finishing the Prologue
    • Fixed collection of Tickets, Please! trophy on PlayStation
    • Fixed FPS drops in the open-world environment on PlayStation
    • Fixed Show On Map quest feature on ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo
    • Fixed a possibility to swap screens on ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo

Dying Light 2 is now available on PS4, PS5, Xbox Series, Xbox One, and PC, and is coming to Switch later this year. Dying Light is available on the same platforms.

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