A brand new Dying Light 2 gameplay trailer sets out the events of the long-awaited sequel, and it does so in a surprisingly dramatic fashion, even referencing the first Dying Light protagonist, Kyle Crane. does.
The latest trailer is subtitled ‘The Reason’, and as promised, it vaguely explains the purpose of Dying Light 2 protagonist Aiden Caldwell’s journey to the city, which begins humanity’s failed war against the Infected. One of the last base camps of It’s understandable that you’d want to know why Aiden went there, as the pursuit of the Sanctuary’s luxurious lifestyle quickly turns dangerous as human and infected foes become established.
It is revealed that Waltz Herder (SP?), a character referenced in earlier Dying Light 2 trailers, kidnapped Aiden’s sister Mia when they were children, and naturally, Aiden is desperately hungry for answers. In the trailer, Aiden questions some people who seem to have some knowledge of the situation, but are told that obtaining the information would be “expensive”.
At one point in the trailer, an unseen character references original Dying Light protagonist Kyle Crane. As the camera hovers over a (relatively) quiet, zombie-free terrace, the character sighs, “Who would have thought the end of the world could be so peaceful? I wish Crane could see it.”
*Spoiler for Dying Light and its extension, following*
Kyle Crane barely survives the ongoing zombie apocalypse in Dying Light, but in one of the possible endings in The Following, he is infected and possibly turns into a zombie. It’s unclear if this is the ending that Dying Light 2 will follow, but it looks like we’ll learn more about Kyle Crane’s fate, regardless.
Techland recently clarified that The main story of Dying Light 2 is about 20 hours If you are just focused on beating the game.