Dead by Daylight Celebrates Eighth Anniversary with Exciting Announcements

Fans of the hit asymmetrical horror game Dead by Daylight were treated to many surprises and big reveals during the Eighth Anniversary broadcast. The event showcased the exciting content players can look forward to in the coming year, including two upcoming Chapters, a highly anticipated new game mode, and a surprise release.

Two New Chapters Revealed

During the broadcast, Dead by Daylight unveiled two of the six upcoming Chapters. First up is the Dungeons & Dragons Chapter will introduce iconic D&D villain Vecna, known in the game as The Lich, as the new Killer. The Survivor of this chapter is the Bard, Aestri Yazar. Players can explore the new Map, Forgotten Ruins, a mysterious dungeon filled with easter eggs for fans. The gameplay will incorporate D&D staples such as loot, magical items, and dice rolling, adding a new layer of depth to the game.

The second chapter announced is the Castlevania Chapter, which will bring the gothic horror of the long-running gaming franchise to Dead by Daylight. Details about this chapter were scarce, but the trailer shown during the broadcast teased a thrilling addition to the game's roster of killers and survivors.

2V8 Game Mode

One of the most exciting announcements was the introduction of the 2V8 Game Mode, which will pit 2 Killers against 8 Survivors on a larger map. This new mode promises to shake up the gameplay and offer a fresh experience for players. The mode will feature gameplay adjustments, including a class system in place of perks and using Cages instead of Hooks. More information about the 2V8 Game Mode will be revealed in a livestream in July.

What the Fog

In a surprise announcement, a new game called What the Fog was revealed and released during the livestream. This 2-person co-op roguelike game is set in the Dead by Daylight and sees players taking on the role of Dwight, Claudette, or Feng Min as they survive against deadly monsters and bosses. The game is available now and can be accessible by signing in, creating a Behaviour Account or purchasing on Steam for $4.99 USD.

Expansion Updates

Updates for previously announced games from the world of Dead by Daylight. Project T, a session-based PvE action-horror shooter, is now open to the community for involvement in its creation. Players can join the Insider Program to receive exclusive news and participate in playtests. A new gameplay trailer for The Casting of Frank Stone was also shared, teasing a dark, branching narrative for players to uncover.

Overall, the Eighth Anniversary broadcast was full of exciting announcements and promised another year of thrilling content for Dead by Daylight fans. To catch up on all the announcements, viewers can watch the live stream on YouTube and Twitch or read the full recap on the Dead by Daylight website.