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7 years of Dying Light comes to an end with the Definitive Edition

Techland will be releasing Dying Light: Definitive Edition tomorrow, which caps off an amazing 7 years of active development on the game’s world.


As all Dying Light fans know very well, there’s a sequel out there that just hit consoles and the PC this year. It’s one that one-ups the original horror title in almost every way too, though that didn’t exactly stop that first game in the set.

The original Dying Light continued to see support from Techland, which is kind of amazing given it’s been almost a decade since it was released. It’s a 7 year timespan though, that’s finally set to come to a close with the Definitive Edition (launching June 9th).

Hitting for consoles and the PC (with a Switch edition coming later), the digital-only Definitive Edition includes all 26 bundles, expansions, and general pieces of DLC. That’s including a brand new bundle too, with the Harran Tactical Unit Bundle that’ll be arriving soon.

But what if you bought the Platinum Edition, you say? Well, have no fear, anyone who owns that version of the game will get the free bump to Definitive. And yes, that includes Switch gamers.

Here’s the full statement from Techland:

Dying Light has been a fantastic journey and we are grateful to the community for supporting the game with us during these last 7 years. However, we also understand the sheer number of updates and DLCs released for our game might be daunting for new and returning players. We don’t want you to miss out on any part of the full Dying Light experience.

That’s why we are proud to introduce Dying Light: Definitive Edition! This ultimate edition will premiere on June 9 for a massive discount of up to 70% off!

Dying Light: Definitive Edition will be available on all platforms as a digital release. The Nintendo Switch version will release at a later date as both a digital and retail release.

The Definitive Edition consists of the base game and all 26 DLCs (including skin bundles and expansion packs). It’s the best way to experience the amount of content and love we have poured into this game over 7 long years.

That’s not all! We couldn’t be happier with the awesome community that fully embraced their experience in the city of Harran and kept motivating us to aim ever higher. To thank you for allowing us to spend all these great years with Dying Light, we would like to present everyone with a free DLC – Harran Tactical Unit Bundle for a limited time—2 weeks after the Definitive Edition’s premiere. This offer will be available on Steam, the Epic Games Store, GOG, the PlayStation Store, and the Microsoft Store on Xbox.

If you already own the Platinum Edition of the game, you will be automatically upgraded to Definitive Edition for free! You will be able to enjoy 5 new bundles at no additional cost.

This release marks an important moment in the history of Dying Light. On the one hand, it’s a nod to 7 years of immense love and support for this game; on the other, it’s the grand finale of our adventures in Harran. But let’s see what the future brings. And don’t worry—we will keep a steady reroll of previous events for you to enjoy. 

Once again, we couldn’t be happier with the awe-inspiring memories this game has brought us, primarily because of our wonderful community. And yet, we also feel it’s the perfect time to move on and shift our focus towards brand-new adventures in the city of Villedor.

Yours truly,


About Jason Micciche

Jason's been knee deep in videogames since he was but a lad. Cutting his teeth on the pixely glory that was the Atari 2600, he's been hack'n'slashing and shoot'em'uping ever since. Mainly an FPS and action guy, Jason enjoys the occasional well crafted title from every genre.

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