Mini documentary shows how the Dying Light 2 soundtrack was created

Techland developer recorded the score at the famous and iconic Abbey Road Studios

A Techland launched a mini documentary about recording the soundtrack from Dying Light 2 Stay Human. In the documentary, the developer reveals some details of how the soundtrack, as well as the objects of inspiration, guided the composer Olivier Derivière (Streets of Rage 4, Vampire, A Plague Tale: Innocence) in the work of the composition alongside the London Contemporary Orchestra.

the documentary Sounds of the Dying City can be watched below

The video presents the recording process in the Abbey Road Studios, one of the most recognized in the UK and the world, which was previously used by established music groups such as The Beatles, Pink Floyd and U2. But sure when reading Abbey Road the only thing that crossed his mind was the classic album cover of the Liverpool boys.

In addition Techland shared information on how the composer approached video games and how his vision of music was implemented in Dying Light 2 Stay Human. Olivier and the sound designers at Techland worked on the idea that the player will live an immersive experience with the soundtrack, which changes according to the actions within the game.

In the mini documentary it is also possible to see some of the difficulties faced in recording the soundtrack, including the unconventional recording process, which, due to the worldwide pandemic, forced the orchestra’s authors to record in individual sessions, something that had never been done before.

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Dying Light 2 Stay Human: chegada em 2022

the sequence of Dying Light was postponed from December 7th to February 4th, 2022. In this sequel, the plot will take place 20 years after the first game in the series. In Stay Human, players will explore The City – humanity’s last stronghold in the fight against the mysterious virus that has infected humanity. In keeping with the gameplay of the first game, parkour will allow players to explore the vast open world and use it in tactical combat. Gameplay changes during a day and night cycle, so players can pillage the abandoned lairs of the Infected at night and uncover the dark secrets of those in power during the day.

The game will be released to PC, Playstation 4, Playstation 5 e Xbox Series X|S.


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