Official developer tools and mod support for Dying Light 2 released, Shape Your City contest announced

Official developer tools for Dying Light 2 Stay Human have been released, allowing players to create custom maps and providing mod support. This free DLC is available on PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store, with console support coming in the future. Along with the announcement of the developers tools comes a contest. The “Shape Your City” contest will see creators submitting custom maps in hopes of winning part of a $50,000 prize pool. You can learn more about the tools and the contest below:

Wrocław, Poland — Dec. 13, 2022 — Dying Light 2 Stay Human official developer tools launch today as a free DLC on PC for Steam and Epic Games Store through a collaboration between Techland and

Starting today, players can create, download, and share custom PC maps and take part in the ‘Shape your City’ contest for a chance to win a share of the $50,000 USD prize pool. For more information and entry requirements visit

“Over 700 custom maps were created for the first Dying Light game. Working with Techland to bring the next iteration of custom maps for Dying Light 2 Stay Human to PC and console, we aim to unlock a wider audience for user generated content (UGC) than ever before. UGC is too good for players to miss, making official mod support accessible to all is an ambition we’re excited to share with Techland, and their creator community.”

— Scott Reismanis, CEO and Co-Founder of

The release of developer tools on PC is just the beginning of the joint efforts between Techland and The teams aim to create official mod support for Dying Light 2 Stay Human, available in-game on all platforms for all players.

“We know you liked Developer Tools in Dying Light and we are excited to partner with to announce Dying Light 2 Stay Human now includes this incredible feature as well. Our players now have even more content and possibilities to create maps and user-generated stories on them. It’s time to step up and show off your skills! So… what are you waiting for?”

— Rafał Polito, Technology Producer at Techland

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View all submitted maps at

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