Shape Your city

Create the map you've always dreamed of and win great prizes


Techland is partnering with to give players the ability to create, download and share custom maps in Dying Light 2 Stay Human. The new and official Developer Tools feature is currently in beta on PC. Participate in the Shape Your City contest to win a world's worth of prizes.

Maps are uploaded, shared, and accessed via

Developer Tools

Developer Tools | NEW FEATURE

  • Beta release is available now on PC (Steam and Epic Games Store)
  • Full release and console integration to follow in 2023
  • Empowers creators with Techland’s custom map support
  • With more features to come!


For the beta kick-off, Techland and are offering a share in the prize pool of over $55,000 (USD) to the creators with the best custom maps.
Submit your entries today for a chance to win big!

Shape your city contest winenrs

The winners have been chosen! The best maps deserve recognition and great prizes See the full list
of victors below. Winners will be contacted directly to arrange prize delivery.

Community Favorite

Community Favorite

Cascadia The Fortified City

by @Liliannismo33

Laptop: ROG Zephyrus Duo 16

Reward will be assigned based on user score on hub. Sponsored by ASUS more

AMD pick

AMD pick

The Secret Mercenary

by @FRoST_-

GPU - PowerColor 6800XT GPU

CPU - Ryzen 7 5800X3D

Contest map will be chosen by AMD and granted prize sponsored by them. more

Terms and conditions available here

Techalnd GG

To ensure a fully-flegged launch of the Developer Tools in 2023 on all playable platforms

PC players can create, share, download and play Custom Maps starting today.

Frequently Asked Questions

Developer Tools

  • Why is Techland partnering with rather than using Steam Workshop? is a cross-platform UGC solution, supporting 11 game systems and stores. We are launching with PC support, which includes our Steam and Epic Games playerbases. Console versions with in-game integration will follow in 2023, and partnering with ensures we can provide official mod support for all Dying Light 2 Stay Human players, regardless of platform or store preference.

  • On which platforms can I access the Developer Tools (custom map mods)?

    Currently, PC platforms (Steam and Epic Games Store) have access to the Beta version of official mod support. All players can view submitted and approved custom maps from the main menu in game, via the Dying Light 2 - Developer Tool launcher, or directly by visiting

    Meanwhile, Community Maps have been implemented into the game as a new feature on PC and consoles. Players can explore new worlds created by our community right now by accessing them via the game’s main menu.

  • What sort of mods can we expect to be available?

    Developer Tools played a huge part in the community support and success of the original Dying Light. It’s for this reason, we engaged to bring this experience to all Dying Light 2 Stay Human players on both PC and consoles. From the release, our goal was to engage creators who want to revisit and make new custom maps. Whether narrative, co-op, or competitive, they all play a part in what our community loves about Dying Light. We are always open to exploring a wide range of mod categories, both cosmetic and gameplay-based, as requested by players.

  • Do I need a account in order to submit or play Custom Maps?

    In order to submit your custom map for Dying Light 2 Stay Human, creators will be required to sign in to using the Developer Tools. Account creation allows creators and subscribers to add custom maps to their mod collection. The process is simple and requires email authentication for the user. Once a user account has been created, players can browse, rate, comment on, and subscribe to Developer Tools at Custom maps submission is available exclusively via the Map Editor program.

  • Will the experience differ for console players versus PC players?

    Techland has partnered with to provide the same Community Maps experience for all the players. When it comes to Developer Tools, games are traditionally made using a PC, and in line with this approach, we have released a dedicated creation tool.

    The Dying Light 2 Stay Human Dev Tools provide players on PC with our own toolset to create maps, stories and dialogues. These creations can then also be tested in the software before being uploaded to our game via

  • What's new in Developer Tools?

    We've added assets from the first Dying Light so that you can recreate the world of Harran in Dying Light 2 Stay Human. This package consists mainly of slums, small buildings, a hangar set, a railway set, and catwalks. Additionally, we’ve implemented new meshes from the world of Hellraid to open up the potential for more fantasy worlds and LOD’s for custom maps. We will continue to support Community Maps and Developer Tools for years to come!

  • Why aren't all the maps available on consoles?

    Some maps are running into performance issues on certain platforms. Considering that Developer Tools are still in beta, certain optimization features may not be available at the moment. We are presently working to implement changes in 2024 that will allow players on platforms to experience some of the more elaborate creations of our community.

  • What is the difference between Developer Tools and Community Maps?

    Developer Tools is what is used by our community to utilize our toolset, create their own games and upload them to Dying Light 2 Stay Human through Community Maps is a new feature within the game that allows our playerbase to access and play those games.


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