Dying Light Developer Techland Is Making An Open-World Action-RPG

Dying Light Developer Techland Is Making An Open-World Action-RPG

Developer behind Dying Light Techland are working on their next project, an open-world fantasy action-RPG.

Dying Light Developer Techland Is Making An Open-World Action-RPG

Developer Techland are working on an unannounced game that sets to be an open-world action-RPG. The studio behind Dying Light explained they are in the midst of hiring for a AAA title.

The team working on the title are made up of some pretty key figures in RPG history including members that have worked on the likes of The Witcher 3, Horizon Zero Dawn, Cyberpunk 2077, Deathloop to name a few.

Concept art was released teasing the fantasy title that shows some crumbling structures as well as stone statues. Whether this title is influenced by mythology or based on a completely new fantasy is not known, but the image does show historical elements.

You can check out the full list of names working on this title which includes people who have worked with CD Projekt Red, Warner Bros., Guerrilla Games and more.

  • Karolina Stachyra – Narrative Director who previously worked with CD Projekt Red on The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings and The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt, plus its DLCs
  • Arkadiusz Borowik – Narrative Lead who previously worked with CD Projekt Red on The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings and The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt, plus its DLCs
In just the last few months, said team has been strengthened by:
  • Bartosz Ochman – Open World Director who previously worked on Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt
  • Mario Maltezos – Creative Director who previously worked with companies like Ubisoft (Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time), Warner Bros. (Mad Max), and Microsoft
  • David McClure – Lead Game Designer previously associated with Arkane Studios (Deathloop), Deep Silver, and Playground Games
  • Kevin Quaid – Lead Animator with over 8 years of experience at Guerrilla Games, working on titles such as Horizon Zero Dawn and its expansion, The Frozen Wilds
  • Marcin Surosz – Lead UI/UX Designer with amazing skill in defining players’ needs, formerly with People Can Fly

Techland has worked on the Dying Light franchise, and remains one of the biggest studios of Polish game developers, with 30 years of experience. Recently they released the sequel Dying Light 2 a survival horror Action-RPG which pits players against monsters that lurk in dark hideouts. The game combines parkour skills to manoeuvre the world and the use of a grappling hook to gain new heights. Crafting, combat and more await in the last human settlement, with the challenge to stay human. Dying Light 2 is set to receive its first chapter ‘In the Footsteps of a Nightrunner’, with the first story DLC set to release in September 2022.

Techland New AAA Project

Techland announced open-world fantasy Action-RPG in the works.

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