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Dying Light 2 is targeting 4K and 60FPS modes on PS5 and Xbox Series X

Dying Light 2
(Image credit: Techland)

Dying Light 2 will feature modes for 4K graphics and 60 frames per second gameplay.

In a new interview with Wccftech, several lead Dying Light 2 developers unveiled new information about the upcoming horror game. When asked if the sequel would support 4K graphics and 60FPS modes on PS5 and Xbox Series X, rendering director Tomasz Szałkowski replied that they "plan to allow you to choose: Quality (including ray tracing), Performance (60+ FPS), and 4K."

Szałkowski elaborated that they are currently working "hard on performance," and that he "cannot provide more details at this point." However far away Dying Light 2 might be, it's certainly a promising sign that the development team at Techland plans to take advantage of the next-gen hardware on offer.

This actually isn't the first time Dying Light 2 developers have spoken about next-gen hardware. Last year in 2020, developers on the sequel said that they'd be looking to take advantage of next-gen ray-tracing features for Dying Light 2, to make it look "even more intense." As if the original horror game wasn't incredibly intense without ray-tracing.

After a long period of silence, developer Techland finally spoke about Dying Light 2 last month. The developer firstly spoke about originally announcing the game too early, but then later reaffirmed the 2021 release window, providing a video update from several lead developers who are hard at work on the game.

For a complete list of all the other games that are slated to launch over the course of the next year, head over to our new games 2021 guide for more.

Hirun Cryer is a freelance reporter and writer with Gamesradar+ based out of U.K. After earning a degree in American History specializing in journalism, cinema, literature, and history, he stepped into the games writing world, with a focus on shooters, indie games, and RPGs, and has since been the recipient of the MCV 30 Under 30 award for 2021. In his spare time he freelances with other outlets around the industry, practices Japanese, and enjoys contemporary manga and anime.