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Generally favorable reviews- based on 123 Ratings

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  • Summary: A massive story-based expansion that brings mysterious characters, deadly new weapons, unexpected quests, and fully customizable and drivable dirt buggies.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 28 out of 33
  2. Negative: 0 out of 33
  1. Feb 9, 2016
    90
    If you’re a fan of Dying Light, then The Following is a near essential expansion.
  2. Feb 12, 2016
    85
    The Following is extensive, exciting, lasts 20-25 hours and adds to the main game many new elements, while losing something (parkour) with the addition of vehicle and not excelling in AI enemy of humans.
  3. Mar 1, 2016
    85
    If you didn't like Dying Light, you're not going to like The Following but if you're still sitting on the fence or you're interested in smashing some more zombie skulls with all the visually stunning gore that Dying Light: The Following has to offer, then I don't know what you're doing still reading this and not playing it. All in all, the expansion is well worth the price and a really excellent addition to an immensely enjoyable game.
  4. Feb 10, 2016
    80
    The Following is a solid and consistent open world experience; a true evolution of the original ideas that made Dying Light fun and engaging to play. The agile and frantic parkour experience is now powered by an all-terrain, high octane buggy, which is your primary tool to explore the farmlands of Harran. More importantly, the vehicle is seamlessly integrated with the structure of the game.
  5. Feb 25, 2016
    80
    The Following is the definition of a true expansion with rich content and more gameplay from the core game Dying Light. The buggy is also an important addition with great fun-factor.
  6. Feb 12, 2016
    80
    Dying Light: The Following adds a whole new countryside to the zombie infested Harran and a brand-new buggy to ride across it. It's a strong expansion to a great game, continuing the original game's survival aspects into a new, open arena. This is almost a different game hidden in DLC.
  7. Feb 10, 2016
    50
    Just like the original Dying Light, nothing works quite as well as it should and although there are some interesting new ideas here none of them are realised without significant flaws.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 11
  2. Negative: 1 out of 11
  1. Feb 18, 2016
    10
    even more fun than the original game....keep up the good work devs

    i can't really think of any zombie game id rather be playing than
    even more fun than the original game....keep up the good work devs

    i can't really think of any zombie game id rather be playing than this....great graphics, gameplay, vehicles, melee, decapitations, roof-hopping..... if only there was base-building
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  2. Jul 2, 2016
    10
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  3. Feb 15, 2016
    9
    This expansion is actually better than the main game itself.

    Pros: - Great amount of content; - Fun missions; - The buggy; - New
    This expansion is actually better than the main game itself.

    Pros:

    - Great amount of content;
    - Fun missions;
    - The buggy;
    - New skill trees and weapons;
    - Vast and beautiful map;
    - Intriguing ending

    Cons:

    - Checkpoint system still sucks;
    - Dumb AI makes it easy to kill bosses;
    - Some pop-ups while driving.
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  4. Feb 10, 2016
    6
    Chances are if you enjoyed Dying Light, you will be perfectly satisfied with The Following. However, I still feel the finer points ofChances are if you enjoyed Dying Light, you will be perfectly satisfied with The Following. However, I still feel the finer points of realising a truly successful open-world game have not been addressed and if you want further detail just read my Dying Light review here on Metacritic, as I feel the same criticisms largely still apply. The Following presents a fair chunk of real estate for you to explore, and you may think those crazy Poles must have worked their a$$es off on it, but in actuality there is a sneaking suspicion of some cut and paste recycling from the Call of Juarez series. It is an interesting point I feel, that the new mode of transportation presented with the Buggie is actually another remnant of Techland's lineage of FPS as Buggies featured in their first shooter from 2003, funnily enough called 'Chrome', however the implementation here brings to mind more influence from Rage than anything else. With the video game industry in its current state of drought, The Following shines brightly enough in the vast fields of rough to warrant your investigation Expand
  5. Feb 14, 2016
    5
    I loved Dying Light: the mixture of Zombies and Parkour was a blast. However, with the parkour element effectively diminished, you lose halfI loved Dying Light: the mixture of Zombies and Parkour was a blast. However, with the parkour element effectively diminished, you lose half of what made the game great. The buggy is alright, but spending hours driving around the admittedly large map gets dull. The combat has also been nerfed, so if you've worked hard to max out your levels, and enjoy cutting off some walker heads in one swift blow, you'll be disappointed to find even max level weapons can take 3-4 hits to take foes down.

    All in all, it's a decent way to waste some time, but without the fun and thrills provided by the vanilla experience.
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  6. Mar 13, 2018
    5
    Five Word Review: Too much driving, open spaces.
    Favorite Thing: More Dying Light is always a good thing.
    Least Favorite Thing: Driving gets
    Five Word Review: Too much driving, open spaces.
    Favorite Thing: More Dying Light is always a good thing.
    Least Favorite Thing: Driving gets repetitive fast. I got really tired of driving from Point A to Point B.

    Date Completed: 2018-03-10
    Playtime: 13h
    Enjoyment: 5/10
    Recommendation: No. While the base game is phenomenal, this expansion forgot what made it great.
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  7. Jul 6, 2016
    3
    I really liked the Dying light game. So I had to buy the expansion pack when it came out! I was hugely disappointed! What makes his experienceI really liked the Dying light game. So I had to buy the expansion pack when it came out! I was hugely disappointed! What makes his experience bad, is what the developers added. Its the ability to drive a car in the game world. At first this is a lot of fun, but after 2 to 3 hours of gameplay, it becomes a chore. You have to drive from one side of the map to the other, this makes it very uninteresting. it got so bad, that I lost complete interest in the game after 7 hours of gameplay. Expand

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