Techland remains to be trucking together with Dying Light 2‘s Summer time of Horrors. The most recent replace for the zombie-focused sport welcomes within the subsequent chapter of this ongoing season, which features a new Payday-focused occasion, in addition to a brand new type of microtransactions.
The brand new Dying Mild 2 replace provides Payday 2 gear
As noted by Techland, the Payday occasion headlines this replace. Nevertheless, it’s surprisingly and particularly centered round Payday 2 as an alternative of Payday 3 though Payday 3 is 2 weeks from its launch. Regardless, gamers must take down contaminated robbers and chase contaminated bolters, each of that are adorned with Dallas’ iconic clown masks with the American flag. Success depends on whether or not or not gamers can steal crimson diamonds from these contaminated beings.
There are additionally a number of rewards tied to the occasion. Simply collaborating and grabbing one crimson diamond unlocks particular UV lights. Accumulating 40 crimson diamonds unlocks Dallas’ masks as a wearable merchandise. Snatching 150 crimson diamonds unlocks a weapon blueprint that’s a bundle of cash. And if everybody collectively grabs 11 million crimson diamonds, every particular person will get 25 Pilgrim Tokens, which can be utilized to purchase tools. The occasion will run till 7 a.m. PT on September 21.
This additionally performs proper into one of many replace’s different massive options, which is the introduction of a brand new system for getting skins. Referred to as DL Factors, gamers can now purchase these factors and use them to buy pores and skin bundles. Dying Mild 2 already had beauty bundles, however this, in line with Techland, lets gamers purchase these packs with out leaving the sport. There are presently 5 bundles, they usually vary from $4.99 to $49.99. Primarily, whereas it looks like Techland is folding and including microtransactions, it seems as if the studio is simply attempting to unify its current bundle launch plan beneath one foreign money system.
Everybody who logs in earlier than October 7 will get 500 DL Factors without cost. Nevertheless, that is slightly below the price of the brand new Payday bundle, which is 550 DL Factors and features a Payday gang outfit, a legendary hammer that appears to be made of cash, an artifact blueprint that can be just a little stack of money, a paraglider with Dallas’ masks on it, and, lastly, a bundle of cash that gamers can use as a blunt weapon.
Whereas the response from followers has been extremely damaging, Techland launched an FAQ particularly about DL Factors in an effort to get forward of those predictable considerations. It famous that, along with letting gamers keep within the sport to purchase their pores and skin bundles, it additionally saves Techland the work of getting so as to add these bundles to each storefront. Most bundles additionally provide bonus DL Factors, which is a reduction that wasn’t beforehand potential and can avoid wasting gamers cash in the long term.
The prevailing pores and skin bundles on PlayStation have been eliminated and rolled into the in-game storefront, however different methods will observe that lead down the road. The studio can be trying into alternate methods for gamers to earn DL Factors sooner or later and stated it’s open to participant suggestions. Techland even went out of it option to clarify that its recent deal with Tencent had nothing to do with this move.
This Dying Mild 2 replace additionally provides new knife animations, a gore toggle that lets gamers change how bloody the sport is, the power to skip the prologue, community-made maps for console gamers, and a brand new modifier known as Alterations. These are supposed to “reintroduce short-time actions for gamers to infuse the world of Dying Mild with vibrancy and enjoyable,” however they are often turned off, too.
The Summer time of Horrors has been eventful for Dying Mild 2. It welcomed in one of the most well-received updates that changed how nighttime and parkour worked and included an event all about The Walking Dead.