How To Easily Record Dying Light 2 Gameplay And Clips
Dying Light 2 features lots of action in the shape of parkour and zombie slaughter, so it's no wonder why many players would like to record all this toing and froing. If you are one of them, this article will show you how to record Dying Light 2 videos and clips smoothly and without a capture card, whether you're playing it on a PC or console.
What’s The Best Way To Record Dying Light 2 Gameplay and Clips?
If you never want to miss the most exciting Dying Light 2 moments again, the best way to accomplish it is by using the two programs we're about to suggest. The first one, Powder, is powered by AI, and it automatically detects Dying Light 2 moments worth capturing and clips them for you.
Our second pick, Gazoom, supports a wide variety of video editing tools, and after auto-capturing the gameplay clips, it stores them on your personal cloud so you can easily access, edit, or share them using your mobile device or a PC.
How To Record Dying Light 2 Clips In A Few Clicks?
On the other hand, if you simply want to record Dying Light 2 videos or clips in a few clicks, without having to set anything up, download any software, and whatnot, you can achieve that with the help of the Xbox Game Bar.
This light and practical program is already included with Windows 10 (and above), which you must have if you want to play Dying Light 2.
Even though it's not the best option for recording the Dying Light 2 gameplay, it's undoubtedly the most superficial.
While in Dying Light 2, simply hold down the Windows button + Alt + G hotkey, and click to start recording. To find your Dying Light 2 videos and clips recorded via Xbox Game Bar, head to the C:\Users\username\Videos\Captures folder.
The Best Methods Of Recording Gameplay and Clips In Dying Light 2
Of course, there's an expansive range of gameplay recording software out there, but after testing nearly all the major ones, we had to filter out most of them and opt for the most transcendent ones and present them to our readers.
In our opinion, these are the cut above the rest of the ways of recording Dying Light 2 gameplay videos and clips. If you're enjoying this article so far, you'll enjoy these too, so find out how to record CrossFire gameplay or how to record Elden Ring Gameplay.
Method #1: Nvidia GeForce Experience
To record Dying Light 2 using the GeForce Experience, follow the steps shown below:
- First, download the latest GeForce Experience version from the official source.
- Once you open the program, click on the settings cog icon near your username in the upper right corner.
- Enable the "In-game overlay" by ticking the gray button, which will become green then.
- Click on the "Settings" below the In-game overlay, and now you'll have various options here. You can change the default videos and clips storage folder, keyboard hotkeys, etc.
- Finally, head back to the main menu of the Settings and choose the "Video capture."
You'll now be able to change bit rate, video quality, resolution, length of instant replays (clips), and much more. However, it's worth mentioning that these settings are already pre-set based on your GPU, so you won't need to change them unless you really don't like them.
To start recording Dying Light 2 videos and clips using the GeForce Experience, hold down the keyboard hotkey (Alt + F9 for manual recording or Alt + F10 for clips) or click on the "Record" while you're in the overlay.
Once you want to re-watch your Dying Light 2 videos and clips, go to the C:\Users\<Username>\Videos folder.
Method #2: Radeon ReLive
And if you'd like to record Dying Light 2 gameplay using the Radeon ReLive, make sure to follow these steps:
- Download the current version of Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition from the official AMD website, and you'll have to restart your PC once you install it.
- After restarting your PC, open the AMD Radeon settings and click on the ReLive tab.
- Tick the ReLive button to enable this function.
This screenshot proves that AMD Radeon ReLive beats GeForce Experience and other recording software in terms of UI, which is user-friendly and manageable to navigate.
You'll be able to change the various standard and advanced recording options, turn on the instant replay function, or create the instant gifs of the gameplay, which is something exclusive for Radeon ReLive.
Once you're ready to start recording Dying Light 2 gameplay through Radeon ReLive, hold down the Ctrl + Shift + R while in the game. These videos and clips will be stored in C:\Users\<Username>\Videos\Radeon ReLive folder.
How To Record Dying Light 2 Gameplay On Xbox
To record the Dying Light 2 gameplay videos or clips on your Xbox console, simply press the share button on your controller (found in the middle), and the same thing goes for stopping recording.
How To Record Dying Light 2 Gameplay On PlayStation
Nearly identically, if you'd like to record Dying Light 2 on your PlayStation console, press the share button (above the arrows) twice, and press it twice again to stop recording.
How To Record Dying Light 2 Gameplay On Nintendo Switch
As for the Nintendo Switch, you probably know already that there are two types of controllers - a regular one and one that comes in two parts. However, the procedure of recording the gameplay is the same for both. If you'd like to record Dying Light 2 videos or clips on your Nintendo Switch console, press and hold the capture button on the left side.
Other Mentionable Ways Of Recording Dying Light 2 Gameplay
And finally, here are the honorable mentions of the best ways to record Dying Light 2:
- Gamecaster (It has all the necessary features for free, but it's not suitable for advanced use)
- Outplayed (Automatically captures all the most intense action moments from Dying Light 2, but it's not the best choice for long walkthrough videos)
- Fraps (Lightest and one of the most effective recording software that comes with a price)
- Adobe Captivate (Greatest recording software for content creators, but it comes with a monthly subscription)
- Action! (Supports video compression up to 20 times, but it comes in a 30-day free trial)
As you can see, every single game capture software comes with some downsides, but no matter which one you pick, you'll be able to record Dying Light 2 in a breeze!