The gameplay of Dying Light 2 is similar to . As a new protagonist, Aiden Caldwell, players will have choices to make during the story, such as fixing the water supply for normal citizens. However, every action will have consequences. Parkour returns and functions similarly to the original game. Unlike the original game, however, zombies are swept away to the fringes during the day, but roam freely at night. The bandits and mercenaries who control the water supply and other basic necessities in and around the city will also be threats.