Dead By Daylight devs Behaviour Interactive have confirmed that there will probably be a brand new killer, survivor and map coming with the launch of the sport’s subsequent chapter, ‘Roots Of Dread’, on June seventh. Unveiled as a part of immediately’s sixth anniversary stream, the builders say they had been impressed by the notorious city legend of the bogeyman to create new killer ‘The Dredge’, which is an amorphous blob creature with a gaping maw and limbs at odd angles. See it in motion within the trailer under.
The Dredge will hunt survivors down utilizing two new talents: teleportation referred to as ‘gloaming’ between the normally secure lockers on maps, and an enveloping darkness termed ‘dusk’. One of many folks The Dredge will probably be pursuing will probably be sort-of-but-not-quite-new survivor Haddie Kaur, who has already cropped up in a number of instalments of Lifeless By Daylight’s Archives mode. In case you want reminding, she’s a psychic born in India however raised in Canada who runs a web-series investigating supernatural mysteries referred to as ‘Harbinger Of Hell’, which I would think about The Dredge is not all that happy about.
There’ll even be a brand new map coming with the beginning of Chapter 24 on June seventh, dubbed the ‘Backyard Of Pleasure’. The devs insist this can be a “home horror” surroundings, a typical American home that appears high-quality on the surface however is twisted whenever you enter. It’s created out of reminiscences from completely different characters, so the devs say different tales and buildings on the map will pop up sooner or later. Talking of spooky homes, the stream additionally revealed that one other Resident Evil tie-in is coming as effectively, codenamed ‘Mission W’. Taking a look at you there, Wesker.
Behaviour Interactive confirmed that there will probably be a Lifeless By Daylight relationship simulator out in summer season, too, completely on Steam. Hooked On You: A Dead By Daylight Dating Sim is a visible novel from I Love You, Colonel Sanders! devs Psyop. It stars 4 of the principle sport’s killers: Trapper, Huntress, Wraith and Spirit. Lifeless By Daylight’s sport director Mathieu Côté mentioned that every killer will “carry a really completely different aspect of their persona” to the relationship sim and, whereas they’re the identical killers gamers are acquainted with, they’ll be “much more playful”.
Earlier immediately, it was additionally revealed that Behaviour Interactive have acquired Midwinter Leisure – the devs behind squad-based battle royale Scavengers – from former proprietor Unbelievable. Behaviour and Midwinter confirmed the sale to Eurogamer, stating that whereas a small staff are at present preserving the floundering sport operational, the remainder of the studio has been moved onto a brand new challenge. What the long run holds for Scavengers stays to be seen.