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Dead by Daylight full of surprises for 8th anniversary

Dead by Daylight held a special Eighth Anniversary broadcast yesterday which showed fans that another year of awesome content is coming including a new collab with Dungeons & Dragons, a Castlevania crossover and so much more!

Two of the six upcoming Chapters were revealed, including the Dungeons & Dragons Chapter and a Castlevania Chapter later in the year.  The long-awaited 2v8 Mode was also detailed and fans were also treated to updates on The Casting of Frank Stone and the enigmatic Project T, as well as the surprise release of a brand-new game, What the Fog.

Dead by Daylight x Dungeons & Dragons

Dead by DaylightDungeons & Dragons was announced as the game’s next major Chapter where the iconic D&D villain Vecna, known in Dead by Daylight as The Lich, will impose his deadly will as the new Killer, while a Bard, Aestri Yazar, is the new Survivor. The thrilling new Map, Forgotten Ruins, takes players to a mysterious dungeon chock-full of easter eggs for fans.
 
Classic D&D staples such as getting loot, magical items, and rolling dice will also be woven into the gameplay letting players channel their inner adventurer!
 
You can try out the new Killer, Survivors, and gameplay features in the Public Test-Build, available now.

2V8 Mode

Long-time fans rejoice! The 2V8 Game Mode was finally announced offering a brand-new gameplay experience that promises to shake up The Entity’s Realm. The widely requested mode will see 2 Killers face off against 8 Survivors on a much larger Map.
 
To really ramp up the action, several gameplay adjustments have been made including the replacement of Perks for what essentially amounts to a class system and the addition of Cages instead of Hooks.

While there’s no confirmation of when 2V8 will become available, more information will be revealed in a future livestream this July, so hopefully we haven’t got long to wait!

What the Fog – Behavior Interactive

What the Fog

One of the bigger surprises of the broadcast was the reveal and release of What the Fog, a brand-new 2-person co-op roguelite game. Players take on the role of Dwight, Claudette, or Feng Min and work together to survive a hostile world as they run, jump, and shoot their way through an army of deadly monsters and bosses.
 
The game is available now and the first 2 million copies can be obtained for FREE by signing in to or creating a Behaviour Account and following the steps shown on the site.  What the Fog can also be purchased on Steam for $4.99 USD.

Further Expansions

Fans were further treated to updates on the previously announced games from the world of Dead by Daylight.
 
Still in its early stages of development, the unnamed session-based PvE action-horror shooter now codenamed Project T, is opening its doors to the community to involve them in its creation. Players will be able to join the Insider Program to receive exclusive news, and the chance to participate in playtests and share their ideas and feedback on the game.
 
A new gameplay trailer for The Casting of Frank Stone was also shared, hinting at the dark, branching narrative that lies before players as the creation of an independent movie unlocks horrors beyond comprehension.

Castlevania’s Gothic Horror Comes to The Fog

The final surprise of the show featured a trailer for the upcoming Castlevania Chapter. Players were treated to a small glimpse of what they can expect when the long-running gaming franchise swoops in to sink its teeth into Dead by Daylight later this year.

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