We have an open letter from Techland explaining Dying Light's release date.
I have my eye on this game. I loved Dead Island, even though it was abit under cooked. Looking forward to this.
I am so pissed at this delay I can't really put it into words... -but I sure as hell don't buy this bullsh*t about improvements when you delay your game for a whole dam year... It's more like we can't get the dam thing to run on old gen smooth so now we have to dumb the whole game down, like watch dogs to get it to run on all systems because we can't just go nex gen, we need to make as much money as possible. You don't delay your game a whole year just for improvements... improvements don't take a entire year.. This excuse is bullsh*t .____........___... .____||......||.......|___|| ||.........___||............ ||
He said on twitter Tymon the producer that they wanted the game too be ''perfect'' lol. A game cant be perfect. There is Always a problem. They just delay this game just beacuse they dont have a chance this year with all those good titles coming this year. Well i dont Think this game will sell good. Not after dead Island. I played the demo and it was fun but so many bugs and glitches. The zombies wasn't even smart. They just stood there like a statue sometimes.
Crazy, relax, they are telling the truth. It is just that is a coincidence that EVERY AAA game now is 'releasing very soon', but then 'ooops, sorry fans, we love you and will make the best game eva for one year later'. It started when that Del Toro game was announced to release three years later, then everyone said 'pfff, three years? Okay, in two years I'll start thinking about it then'. So they made the logic decision: from there on, every game 'will be released' quite soon. And then misteriously delayed. They don't even bother to give believable excuses, just copy/paste the letter from other companies. Screw them. They use these schemes all the time and then complain about piracy later. This game is a day one for me, but I'll do it in the way they et the least money. Yup, I'm pissed too. But, once again, we are the ones to blame with all the lamb acting and praise... "Yes, it got delayed! We love delayed games (with fake first release dates) because this way they are better games! Keep lying and 'delaying' them, please!"
What? Amnesia 2 was delayed for a year and it came out pretty good. :/ edit: Seriously, you guys need to calm down. There are PLENTY of games coming out this year and if they delay it to make it better then why are you complaining? If it comes out and it sucks then you'll have even more of a reason to complain. Just let the developer work their mojo and let them provide as good an experience as they can possibly make. There's no reason to sling mud just because you have to wait longer. That's what toddlers do.
In the end, if we're gonna get a better product out of the deal, you have to respect their decision. Alot of companies could learn from this...ie ea/dice.
i think it was a system power thing that held it back and better story line also needed. really want this game but with all the other games i know coming thsi year and the unanounced,im struggling to pay for them all haha
So am I, gutted that we have to wait so long!
I saw a trailer for dead island a while back and I wish I played it now since this game looks great
The trailer for Dead Island was nothing but false advertising, the game was complete hogwash! Never before buying that game have I bought a title and returned it on the same day . If you were expecting a deep and engaging story like in the beautiful trailer, think again.
I have to agree with this. Dead Island absolutely did NOT live up to the emotionally gripping trailer they put out. That all said, Dying Light looks like a much more unique take on zombie games, so it's something I plan to keep my eye on.
The original trailer was misleading but the final game was far from rubbish. I ploughed about 100hrs in both games and loved every minute. Dying light can't come soon enough and I'm gutted it's been delayed but at least we now have a date.
I know right, It seems February 2015 is the new big release window.
only problem for me is this game will now have to wait - i think witcher3 comes out in february of '15 and i'll be playing that for a while before DL.
This will be destroyed by the release of the witcher 3, should of released this year.
What if it came out this year and totally sucked? You wouldn't be wishing for that then.
What if it comes out in feb 2015 and it sucks?
totally understand their reasoning for pushing back the release date, and tbh i wish more devs would do the same. so many games come out and they feel like they have been rushed.
I am really disappointed by this.... Yup, the game isn't ready, but what's holding it back?? Is it a specific platform or is it all the platforms that require extra time? If it is one particular platform, then it's so unfair the rest of us have to wait it out, just 'cos the publisher wants all the games released together.
Unless you work for that developer you're never going to know for sure. I'd rather they release it later when it's good than release it now when it might very well be crap.
No, I think you misunderstood what I meant... Which is.... 'Techland' have all the platforms running as intended, i.e. complete or approaching gold status, but one of the formats (PS4,PS3, X1, X360 or PC) could be holding the release back, because the publisher wants all the versions out in the same launch window. Absolutely I want the finished article, not a rushed version. Who wouldn't? :)
Wow almost all the games I've been looking forward to have been delayed for the sake of "improvement". I really hope they all live up to their promises. Starting with Watch Dogs.
Do you think it is a coincidence or a lie to improve hype?
I highly doubt it's a lie. That's more time and resources they need to put toward this game. They won't be able to make money off of it until it is released. Why would they want to lie to keep people from spending money on them? Think about it.
@Random: The first release date was a lie. A blatant lie. Why? As you said, to make people spend money and hype it, thinking they would get the game soon. It's not waiting longer for the game that pisses me off, it is the complete lack of honesty from these companies.
cant wait for this game
Maybe they didn't want to be confused with daylight after the poor reviews it received.
Eh waiting longer doesn't kill you, I'll still buy it day one when it's finally released, looks to be a fun game.
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