Techland has announced that Dying Light 2: Stay Human has been postponed to February 2022 – a month already packed with high-profile games, including Horizon Forbidden West and Saints Row.
In a note on Twitter, Pawel Marchewka apologized for the delay and said the studio needs more time to polish and optimize. Dying light 2, which is “complete” and currently being tested.
This latest delay came seven months after a damning report published by TheGamer revealed management problems at Techland. Dying light 2 multiple times in development hell. Marchewka denied the allegations while claiming he is working to make things better. When a December release date was finally announced, many were skeptical of Techland’s deadlines.
“It has always been the goal of our company to build transparent and honest communication with our community, fans and gamers,” Marchewka’s letter to fans reads. “Every day we strive to grow in this element. We’re sorry we kept you all waiting a little longer, but we want the game to meet your highest expectations upon release and we don’t want to compromise on this.”
If it’s any consolation, Techland claims we won’t have to wait too long to get “a deeper look” at Dying light 2. Next month, the studio plans to invite press and content creators to watch the game on both PC and consoles. Techland will also be holding a series of preview events around the world.
Last but not least, Marchewka has again promised some “exciting news” about Dying light 2 later this month.