Techland, the developer of the upcoming Dying Light open-world survival game has today revealed that their game will take a little longer to be released, announcing that Dying Light has been delayed until February 2015, explaining with the following statement:
“We know you’ve been waiting on a Dying Light release date for quite some time now. After careful consideration, we have decided to release our upcoming game in February 2015.”
“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 realising our initial vision we feel we cannot stop before it is ready.”
“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 is an open-world survival game that will focus on a post-apocalyptic future setting that has been overrun by zombies, forcing players to scavenge a salvage items in order to survive, creating weapons and fortifications to protect you from your surroundings.