Official Dying Light 2 Stay Human Contests Announced for Cosplay, Writing, Artwork

Techland invites fan community to submit creations for special prizes

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Wrocław, Poland — June 17, 2021 — Starting today, the DyingLight2 Stay Human User Contest offers participants a chance to win cash prizes, the limited-quantity Dying Light 2 Collector’s Edition, and more.

Multiple categories means more chances for creative gamers and the amazing Dying Light community to win. From thrilling short stories and inspiring art to captivating cosplay, this special contest allows many kinds of creative enthusiasts to share their art.

Contest Categories:

  • Writing: Create a short story inspired by the life of The City’s inhabitants. Examine The City through their eyes and tell us a mature, brave, surprising “Urban Legend.”
  • Fan Art: Create a piece of visual art that comes alive in UV light! Empty buildings, crumbling walls, and the remnants of civilization hide many secrets.
  • Cosplay: Become a Dying Light 2 character with a makeshift weapon forged from metal scraps, an improvised outfit for combat and climbing, or anything else creativity unleashes.

Submissions are open now through December 7. Finalists and winners will be selected by an internal jury at Techland. Unique collector items, cash prizes up to $2,500 USD, and the chance for art to be featured in Dying Light 2 Stay Human are all up for grabs. Additionally, every finalist will receive DyingLight: Platinum Edition, which includes all major DLCs and content bundles for the award-winning, critically acclaimed game.

For contest details, prizes, cosplay guidelines, and the complete list of rules and regulations, visit

Dying Light 2 Stay Human releases December 7, 2021 for PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Pre-order today at

Try to survive Dying Light x Rust crossover event before Dying Light 2

For players waiting for Dying Light 2 while playing Dying Light, Techland is teaming up with Facepunch Studios to bring back a limited time in-game crossover Rust event on PC, Xbox, and PlayStation.

From June 17* at 7:00 PM CEST through July 1 at 7:00 PM CEST on PC, Xbox consoles, and PlayStation consoles, the Rust crossover event allows players to channel their inner survivalist by and get to grips with new Rust-themed weapons and skins via the free Rust Bundle, go toe-to-toe with a new human enemy type, and earn exclusive rewards by participating in in-game challenges. 

For more information about the Rust crossover event and free Rust Bundle, please visit

*On PlayStation in the EU and Japan, the Rust event starts June 18.