Huge surprises and big twists were on display during Dead by Daylight’s Eighth Anniversary broadcast showing that another year of awesome content is coming. Two of six upcoming Chapters were revealed, including the upcoming Dungeons & Dragons Chapter and a Castlevania Chapter later in the year. The long-awaited 2v8 Mode was also detailed. The good news didn’t end, as 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

A new tale is about to begin! Dead by Daylight: Dungeons & Dragons was announced as the game’s next major Chapter. 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.

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.

Players can try out the new Killer, Survivors, and gameplay features in the Public Test-Build, available now.

2V8 Mode

In a news drop that’s sure to please long-time fans, the 2V8 Game Mode was announced for Dead by Daylight 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 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. More information on the 2V8 Game Mode will be revealed in a future livestream this July.

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.

[Press release]

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