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Dying Light New Content and Hard Mode available Free for Linux and Windows PC


The latest #contentpack for Dying Light is landing this week. The update comes completely free for all Dying Light players and is loaded with extra outfits, #newweapons to be found in the quarantine zone, #gameplay tweaks, the much-anticipated Hard Mode and more.

All this brand-new content is a part of the ‘Hard Mode Patch’, which is available on all platforms in North and South America as of March 10th. The update will come to Linux, Windows PC and Xbox One for the rest of the world on March 11th. PlayStation 4 players outside of North and South America will receive their content on March 14th.

A special video guide has been created to give Dying Light players a quick but detailed review of the most prominent features of the ‘Hard Mode Patch’, with a the focus on the gameplay changes introduced by the new difficulty level.

‘Hard Mode Patch’ Key Features:

  • HARD MODE – a new challenge for die-hard survivors
  • EXTRA OUTFITS – including national and reward outfits
  • DOZENS OF NEW WEAPONS – Bone Splitter, Rune Hammer & more
  • Rarity level GOLD – for the most sought-after weapons out there
  • Various gameplay tweaks and improvements



  • Hard Mode added
  • National outfits added
  • 4 outfits as a reward for finishing the story campaign added
  • Over 50 new weapons added
  • New weapon rarity level – extremely rare Gold weapons added


  • Various balance tweaks of weapons, loot chests, shops and crafting
  • Various improvements to game quests
  • Improvements in natural movement flow


  • Resolved various stability issues including co-op
  • Improved overall game performance


  • Various improvements in world and character art

Be the Zombie:

  • New option to enable zombie invasions with co-op disabled added

Linux specific improvements:

  • Added AMD Radeon support (Please note – the NPC dialogue lip-sync will be enabled in a future patch)
  • Improved performance significantly
  • Fixed glitch when changing resolution
  • Improved mouse scroll speed in map menu
  • Disabled SSAO and AA options (TBD)
  • Fixed minor rendering issues
  • Fixed screenshots capturing
  • Fixed crashed related to audio driver

The Ultimate Survivor Bundle DLC will also be available as of the 10th of March in North and South America on all platforms. The DLC will be made available on the 11th of March for rest of the world on all platforms. The Bundle is a part of the Season Pass or can be bought separately at $4.99 USD (4.99 EUR or 3.99 GBP).


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