Pre-Purchase Dying Light on Steam and Get Free Bonus Content

By Chris Dahlberg

Published on Sunday, September 28, 2014

Dying Light is set to release on January 30th, and Techland has announced that there will be bonus content for those who pre-order on Steam. If you pre-order anytime before release you will be able to access the multiplayer DLC mode Be the Zombie and a Steam-exclusive weapon called Punk Queen. This mode is a competitive mode where one player can become one of the enemies and try and take out others. While I still am not always crazy about the sheer amount of pre-order content and DLC out there, if this mode has enough to do it could be worth grabbing. Additional details below.

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Starting today, gamers can pre-purchase Dying Light – Techland’s much anticipated action survival game – on Steam. What is more, these pre-purchases come with exciting free additional content: multiplayer DLC mode Be the Zombie and Steam-exclusive weapon called Punk Queen.

Be the Zombie is a competitive asymmetric multiplayer mode that lets you invade other players’ games as the Night Hunter – an ultimate zombie with a unique set of deadly skills. By playing as the Night Hunter, you turn into a fast, agile and dangerous predator, whose objective is to hunt down human survivors.

Punk Queen is a powerful crowbar with every possible upgrade on board: batteries and wires for electrical damage, lighters for burning damage, acid containers, spikes, razors, and more. It’s the ultimate tool of destruction that alternates between special effects with each blow. Players who pre-purchase Dying Light on Steam will receive an exclusive blueprint enabling them to craft the weapon in the game.

For more in depth information on Dying Light, check out our YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BOa0yAycjk where Techland showcases their revolutionary Natural Movement system in which the player is empowered to traverse the fictional city of Harran with unprecedented ease and precision, seamlessly connecting parkour-style moves with brutal fighting. Dying Light will be released in 2015 on January 27th in the Americas, January 28th in Australia and New Zealand, and January 30th in Europe and Asia.

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About Techland
Techland is a leading Polish developer, publisher and distributor of PC and console games. Its proprietary Chrome Engine 6 technology is among the world’s most advanced game engines, with Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PC and PlayStation 3 compatibility and full DirectX 11 support. With a staff of about 260 specialists in four offices in Wroclaw, Warsaw, Ostrow Wielkopolski and in Vancouver, Canada, Techland is committed to delivering top-quality titles for worldwide markets.
Pertinent Details

Developer: Techland
Publisher: Various (Warner Bros. in North America)
Platforms: PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Genre: Open-World, Free-Running Survival
Release Date: January 27, 2015 (US); Jan 28, 2015 (Australia, New Zealand); Jan 30, 2015 (Europe and Asia)
Price: $49.99 (PC), $59.99 (console)

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