Dying Light 2 receives patch 1.2, fixes multiple small technical and gameplay issues

Dying Light 2 just received patch 1.2 which features a multitude of fixes as well as improvements on both the technical and gameplay sides including updates to co-op, combat, and the final boss fight. You can find the full list of updates here or read more below:

Wrocław, Poland — March 9, 2022 — Patch 1.2 for Dying Light 2 Stay Human drops today, addressing issues reported by players and wielding a number of technical and gameplay improvements, such as beefed up ragdoll mechanics, more immersive details in melee combat, a high-performance preset on PC that allows older computers and laptops to play the game, high intensity for Level 4 chase sequences, and much more.

Patch 1.2 is available now on PC (Steam and Epic Games Store) and will come to PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One in a few days.

This patch includes fixes and upgrades for:

Story progression
Nightrunner tools
Combat improvements
Ragdoll behaviors
Night gameplay balance
Final boss fight
Overall gameplay balance
Technical improvements
Melee combat, including many new, immersive details

Some of the most important fixes from Patch 1.2:

All known cases with “deathloops” eliminated.
Fixed blocks in multiple quests – Into The Dark, Assassination, Sophie in The Raid Quest, Hubert in The Only Way Out, Veronika, Nightrunners, The Lost Light, Double Time.

Stability issues fixed: crashes or black screens in certain situations (co-op)

Level 4 of the chase is now more difficult

Howler’s senses range increased

Survivor Sense now works correctly and can be triggered without any cooldowns after getting hit or performing specific parkour actions

Improvements to the Options Menu Information Architecture including a dedicated Accessibility Tab

Fixed an issue where the opponent does not react correctly to other players and does not change behavior that might lead to several glitches during co-op play

Banshees and Chargers are now more easily spotted in the Infected hordes during the night

Introduced high-performance preset that optimizes the displayed graphics which allows you to play Dying Light 2 on older computers and laptops

PC DirectX 12 cache-related improvements. The game now runs more smoothly upon the first launch

AVX technology is no longer used in the game, improving issues related to the game crashing on the launch

Check the full list of fixes available in Patch 1.2 onSteam or the Dying Light 2 Stay Human website! Right now, Patch 1.2 is available on PC (Steam, Epic Games Store), but this patch will be available in a few days for console players.

Dying Light 2 Stay Human, published by Techland, is out now on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S.

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