Dead by Daylight gets a big gameplay update

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Developer Behaviour Interactive has released a new update for Dead by Daylight, introducing some pretty big changes into the game.

For a start, there is a new progression system. This, apparently, allows for easier experimentation and for hopping between character builds. Also, the developer has made changes to the perks, with thirty-nine of them reworked in different ways.

Design director Matthew Spriggens spoke about the update in a statement:

“Our community is at the centre of everything we do. This is the most substantial update we have ever done, and it is all to better our game and the gaming experience. It’s a very intentional shake up and we hope that this makes the Trials even more exhilarating.”

Dead by Daylight launched back in 2016, on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. But it has since come to the Nintendo Switch, and is also available on current-gen consoles, naturally.

And it has had a regular drip of updates, keeping its community alive, ever since. In VideoGamer’s review of the game, Steven Burns said:

“The core experience may not deviate too far from what you play in your very first round, but when said experience is genuinely unnerving, it’s difficult to be that dismissive of it.”

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Dead by Daylight

  • Release Date: June 14, 2016
    • - 14 June 2016 (PC)
    • - 23 June 2017 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
    • - 24 September 2019 (Nintendo Switch)
    • - 30 September 2020 (Google Stadia)
    • - 31 December 2020 (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X)
  • Platform(s): Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
  • Genre(s): Action, Survival Horror
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