Just some months after the sport’s launch, Dying Mild 2 is already diving into its 5 yr plan totally free continued content material expansions. Patch 1.4, which launches on June 14, will introduce plenty of new options by means of “Within the Footsteps of Nightrunner,” the primary Chapter within the recreation’s new Chapters program.
In response to a press launch, every Chapter will introduce new characters and factions with “completely free content material that’s being completely added to the sport and shall be obtainable to gamers at any time.”
“Chapters are a brand new factor for us: an experiment from our science lab,” lead designer Tymon Smektała tells IGN.
“Now we have rather a lot — although by no means sufficient! — expertise in supporting our video games in the long term, however this sort of seasonal format is one thing we by no means did earlier than within the historical past of the Dying Mild franchise. It has fairly a couple of good issues in it, all of it free to all our Gamers, so we hope it is going to excite them and encourage them to share their opinions with us.”
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Via this Chapter’s additions, gamers will be capable of assist Nightrunner Harper chase away the Particular Contaminated and defend the individuals of Villedor “in change for entry to some highly effective, never-before-seen tools.”
The patch will even embody a wide range of options, together with:
- New rank system and unlockables
- Each day and Weekly Bounties in change for repute factors
- 2 new currencies to buy new gadgets
- New enemies together with the Mutated Contaminated, the Unstable Tyrant, and the Unstable Hive
- Chapter Mission time trials that may take a look at your stealth, parkour, or fight abilities
- The long-awaited photograph mode
This isn’t the one new replace for Dying Mild 2 on the horizon — the sport has a now delayed story DLC coming in September.
We gave Dying Mild 2 a 7, praising its fascinating mixture of “severe end-of-days themes with foolish characters and minigames” whereas additionally docking factors for its rushed, buggy mechanics.
Amelia Zollner is a contract author at IGN. Discover them on Twitter: @ameliazollner.