Spike Chunsoft announced that it appointed Hololive VTubers Inugami Korone and Shishiro Botan as official ambassadors for Dying Light 2: Stay Human. The company published a schedule for the VTubers’ promotional streams, which will run around the game’s February 2022 release.
Botan will first do a warm-up by playing the Switch release of Dying Light on February 3, 2022. Korone will stream a single-player session of Dying Light 2 when the game comes out on February 4, 2022. Botan will also launch her own stream of the same game the next day, on February 5, 2022. Finally, Sakura Miko and Yukihana Lamy will join Korone and Botan for a multiplayer session stream on February 6, 2022.
Many Japanese companies have been enlisting help from Hololive VTubers to promote their upcoming games in recent months. Arc System Works invited VTubers for a hands-on gameplay presentation of River City Saga: Three Kingdoms at Tokyo Game Show 2021. Square Enix also asked VTubers to hold promotional streams for the Guardians of the Galaxy game in late October 2021. As one of the most popular Hololive VTubers, Inugami Korone was present in all of the promotions mentioned above.
Dying Light 2: Stay Human releases for PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Series X, Nintendo Switch, and PC on February 4, 2022. Spike Chunsoft is handling the game’s Japanese localization, which will appear on PlayStation 4 and 5 with a CERO Z rating.