Dying Light 2 is a tricky game that is getting very popular nowadays. The gameplay is very fun and addicting, but if you don’t save your game progress, it can make you start from level 1. We recently have received many requests regarding the saving issue with the game.
If you are facing similar issues, and you want to save your game backup file manually, then you can do so easily. The two most important file types any game has to save file and a config file. Although depending on the installation location of the game, it can be a little tricky to find Dying Light 2 save files and config file location, as one has to have a good knowledge of navigating PC drives to locate them. If you are using the game for the first time, then it might get a little tricky to find the file location as you don’t know which drive or folder to look at.
Dying Light 2 Save File and Config File Location
The save and configuration file is stored in your steam user account backup files. Ideally, you may edit this file and the game will act accordingly.
Dying Light 2 Save File Location
Usually, we install all our programs and games in the C folder. So assuming that your steam folder will be in C:\Program Files (x64)\Steam. But if you have installed your steam client in any other folder, the location will change.
<Steam folder>/userdata/<your Steam user id>/534380/remote/out/
Here 534380 represents the game ID for Dying Light 2.
If you want a restore a backup of any previously saved game, then you may check out the automatic backup files here.
C:\Users\User\Documents\dying light 2\out\save_backups
If you have multiple Steam accounts that you use on a single PC, then you might see multiple folders inside the “user data” folder. If that’s the case, you can find your current ID in the following way.
– Go to your Steam Inventory and click on Trade Offers.
– Now click on “Who can send me Trade Offers” from the right.
– Scroll down and look under “Third-Party Sites”
– You will notice your Trade URL there
– The digits or numbers after “https://steamcommunity.com/tradeoffer/new/?partner=” is your user ID
Dying Light 2 Config File Location
This configuration file will help you to tweak game performance and settings easily without going to the game menu. Comparably this contains a lot of tweaking options to fine-tune the gaming and visual experience.
C:\Users\User\Documents\dying light 2\out\settings
The config file is in .ini format which you can easily edit using any text editor like Notepad or Sublime text.
Since the configuration file is directly related to your game performance and how the game engine runs. So making any edits to this file may result in the game crashing and ultimately losing your game progress. Before making any changes to the config file, make sure to create a backup copy in case things go haywire after you edit the file.
Knowing where to find Dying Light 2 save file and config file can be beneficial. If you want to change certain video settings, changing them from the config file is easy and straightforward. The same goes for game save files as you can easily tweak them to make your game progress better.