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Techland and Warner Bros are gearing up for the release of the massive expansion for Dying Light called The Following. They revealed a new trailer for the game that covers the expansive map in the zombie survival title.
You can check out the trailer below.
The video covers all the new locations scouring a map that's twice as big as the original map in Dying Light. So you're getting twice the amount of play-space for only a fraction of the cost.
Over on Shacknews someone joked in the comment section that if this were EA or Ubisoft The Following wouldn't have been included in the season pass, but would have been a separate paid expansion. We have seen in the past where some publishers will release content outside of the season pass, forcing players to have to spend extra on DLC in addition to paying for season pass content.
In this case, Techland wanted to work hard to put a lot of high-quality content into Dying Light: The Following while also expanding the story and exploring a cult that lives on the outskirts of town. The cult can supposedly co-exist with the zombies and keep them under control. The player-character is sent to investigate this group and learn more about how they're able to keep the zombies under their command.
The journey to find this mysterious group will take players through many of the locations exhibited in the trailer above, including the underground cavern of Hermit's Cabin, the mysterious Ghost Town, and the Old Graveyard. It looks like the Granary has some sort of military outfit running the place that players will have to contend with, and I'm not entirely sure what the point is of the Lighthouse location. It may serve another purpose at some point in time further into the story.
One of the more interesting elements of the trailer is the revelation of the race track. Here we get to see multiple players racing in dune buggies around the dirt track that seems to be completely out of the way from the rest of the content in the game. It's a nice little side adventure for people who want to do something different and take a break from cracking open zombie heads in Dying Light.
And if you think this is just a shallow expansion with a few new locations in which you can exercise your zombie dismemberment skills, think again. Windows Central did a rather detailed preview on the first hour or so of gameplay in The Following and it's surprisingly more story driven than you may have been expecting, containing lots of twists and turns along the way.
Techland and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will be unleashing Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition as a standalone and as a DLC expansion for season pass holders for the Xbox One, PS4 and PC starting February 9.