There’s a real schism opening up between gamers who prefer small but perfectly formed gaming experiences, and those who want extended periods immersed in whatever world whichever game conjures. Dying Light 2: Stay Human is definitely for the latter type.

The latest sequel from Techland is due for release on February 4, and the developers are proudly declaring that it will take at least 500 hours to complete. See for yourself in this Tweet:

It’s caused a bit of a freak out, so they followed up with the following:

Either way, that’s a lot of time in the game’s world, which, heading back to our intro, will be nirvana for some, and hell for others.

Dying Light 2: Stay Human is coming for PS5, Xbox, PS4 and PC. Pre-order now at JB Hi-Fi.