Today, Techland released a special episode “Switch to Freedom” in which viewers will learn more about the creation of the Dying Light port for the Nintendo Switch console and what the team faced during the development.
The guest of this special episode is Piotr Chrzanowski, Head of Technology, who will explain why we decided to create a port of the game for the Nintendo console, what cooperation with partners looked like, what adversities the developers dealt with, and how this new Switch version differs from the original Dying Light game.
The game launched last week on the Switch with a range of brand new features added especially for this platform and it received many great reviews which praised the technical aspects and optimization of the Dying Light port on Nintendo Switch. We’re very proud to have had such a warm response from both players and the media as the result of our many talented developers’ hard work.
“We are more than happy with the initial reception of Dying Light Platinum Edition for the Nintendo Switch and we are grateful for everyone’s kind words. The feedback received so far clearly confirms that our joint efforts have resulted in one of the best ports on Switch platform, delivering immersive and stable gameplay for both handheld and docked modes. Nevertheless, we are commited to fixing any issues raised so far (e.g. frame rate cap) and improving the performance and quality so stay tuned!” – said Piotr Chrzanowski, Head of Technology in Techland
The availability of both the retail and digital game may vary by region so please check our WEBSITE to see if the Dying Light Platinum Edition for Nintendo Switch is available in your region and get ready to enjoy the ultimate open-world zombie game wherever you are.
About Dying Light
A first-person action survival game set in a post-apocalyptic open-world overrun by flesh-hungry zombies. Roam the city devastated by a mysterious virus epidemic. Scavenge for supplies, craft weapons, and face hordes of the infected. Dying Light was published in 2015 and has been played by over twenty million people all over the world. From the creators of hit titles Dead Island and Call of Juarez. Winner of over 50 industry awards and nominations. The game whose uncompromising approach to gameplay set new standards for first-person zombie games. Still supported with new content and free community events years after the release.
Founded in 1991 in Poland, Techland is a renowned independent game developer and distributor for all leading platforms, including PC, Sony PlayStation, and the Xbox family of devices. Techland is best known for the original Dead Island games, the Call of Juarez series, and the Dying Light franchise, a global phenomenon played by over 20 million unique players to date. To top that, Techland’s experienced teams allow the developer to work on two of its own AAA titles at the same time. Comprising over 400 professionals across three offices in Poland, the company is committed to delivering unforgettable experiences and using the latest technology for innovative entertainment, which includes the proprietary C-Engine.
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