We recently had a chance to put some questions to Techland, the developer of Dying Light, about the game and the differences between the current and next-gen versions of Dying Light.
Speaking to producer Tymon Smektala we asked how the current gen version of Dying Light will differ from the next-gen version of the game, specifically. Smektala explained to us that all of the major gameplay mechanics and features of the game would remain intact across all platforms, and while the graphics on next-gen platforms would obviously be higher quality, he surprised us with the fact that the number of zombies on screen would be the same across the current and next-gen version of the game.
“The core gameplay stays the same and because of the flexibility of our in-house Chrome Engine 6 technology we were able to sustain all of the most important gameplay mechanics and features – including the number of zombies on screen – intact on all platforms. Of course the game will look better on next-gen platforms.”
We also asked about which specific features of the next-gen version of the game had them the most excited, but Smektala was a bit reluctant to share too much information with us about that, saying Techland plans to reveal more details about that once the next-gen consoles hit the market this November.
“Their processing power is something which really is a pleasure to work with. As for the rest of the features we would like to reveal more details after the consoles hit the market.”
We’ll have more news to share with you about Dying Light in the coming days so stay tuned. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to stay up to date with the latest information.