Does a 500-hour game sound like a good time to you? If the answer is yes, then you might want to check out Dying Light 2 next month. If your answer is no, then you’ll be wondering what the heck developer Techland was thinking with this weekend tweet:
Yep, Dying Light 2 is apparently 500 hours long — but only if you want it to be. See, that’s the important point that the developer kind of skipped across with the aforementioned tweet. It’s since had to clarify, stating that 500 hours is the approximate amount of time that it would take players to “max out the game”. We’re talking a complete 100% run — seeing and doing everything that the title has to offer.
Techland made things a little clearer a couple of hours later: “500 hours is related to maxing out the game — finishing all the quests, endings, and exploring every part of the world, but a regular player should finish the story plus side quests and do quite a lot of exploring in less than 100 hours, so don’t worry!”
Either way, the game sounds bloody huge. And based on previous information, it sounds like a healthy chunk of your time might be spent finding new equipment and beefing up your character.
Still, 500 hours? Obviously Techland wanted to make a point about just how much stuff is actually in Dying Light 2, but given the amount of clarification it’s since had to dish out, this tweet will probably go down as a misfire.
What do you make of this? Could you see yourself playing Dying Light 2 for 500 hours? Raise an eyebrow or two in the comments section below.