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Dying Light: The Following adds bounties, as if you needed more reasons to kill zombies

Long after the honeymoon with your electrified anti-zombie buggy (opens in new tab) is over, Bounties will keep you coming back to Dying Light (opens in new tab): The Following. Developer Techland revealed the new system of daily events and community challenges that it plans to introduce in the upcoming DLC expansion in a new video.

The Following's new bounties will come in three forms: Basic bounties that give you an extra reward for stuff you'd probably do in the regular course of play (like killing zombies), Daily bounties that give you a limited time to accomplish specific goals (like killing more zombies), and Community bounties that challenge all players to team up to accomplish a certain goal (like killing way tons more zombies). Some of the challenges might even be about jumping off buildings and stuff, rather than killing zombies.

Bounties are an easy way to boost your XP, but it doesn't look like they'll be needed to progress in any other parts of the game - don't worry if completing daily challenges sounds more like a second job than a fun way to spend your leisure time. But if you intend to make your way through Dying Light's new Legendary levels (opens in new tab), you'll probably need all the help you can get.

Dying Light: The Following will be released on PC, PS4, and Xbox One on February 9, 2016, both on its own and as part of the Dying Light Season Pass.

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