Montréal, Canada—May 5, 2021.
Today marks a first in Dead by Daylight’s Archives history. Beloved character William “Bill” Overbeck from “Left 4 Dead “is the first licensed character to make his way into the game as part of the new Tome: “FORSAKEN”.
A New Tome: FORSAKEN
This Tome explores William “Bill” Overbeck’s backstory and how he met the Left 4 Dead gang. Players will brave their way through new challenges to unlock an unprecedented glimpse into the weeks before he came to fight off the infected in Left 4 Dead.
Players can get their hands on a slew of Left 4 Dead’s themed charms featuring iconic elements from the movie for Survivors or Killers, all available for free. Players can also equip Bill with an exclusive outfit available in the Free Track and get the community outfit designed as part of the 2020 Community Contest inspired by creator Nohequin for Claudette. Other great exclusive outfits are available as part of the Premium Track for Kate Denson, The Plague, The Trapper and Zarina.
New Blue Glyph Challenges
Introduced as a new type of Challenge in the last Tome, and available in the Observer’s Auris Web, Glyph Challenges enable players to spawn new interactable items within their matches.
With the new Blue Glyph Challenges, Survivors must find and risk activating a Blue Glyph in a match, which gives them a random debuff. Some challenges will force them to escape with this ailment, making the stakes even higher. Players would be remiss not to try these additional challenges, testing their skills and game prowess!
A New Content Drop for The Realm Beyond
The graphical update continues as part of The Realm Beyond campaign with an overhaul of the Coldwin Farm Realm and new accessibility features being introduced.
No player who steps into The Fog should be subject to abuse. In an effort to curb toxic interactions, Dead by Daylight now includes a Chat Filter feature. It filters out and blurs racist, sexist, or overtly offensive comments that do not have a place within the game, or the community.
Dead by Daylight relies heavily on the colour red to highlight and identify critical game elements like scratch marks, generators, hooks, and more. Combined with dark environments, this can make it extremely difficult for those affected by colorblindness to enjoy the game.
To improve accessibility, players now have access to new Colorblind settings in the Graphics section of the Dead by Daylight menu. Using simple sliders, they can adjust the game to accommodate both the type and intensity of their colorblindness, fine-tuning the visuals to easily fit their specific needs.
Photosensibility triggers elimininated
Dead by Daylight is for everyone. Photosensitive players and those suffering from epilepsy will be relieved to know that some effects generated by The Doctor have been reworked to avoid heavy light flashes and other triggers. The Doctor’s design has in itself been improved as well as other important animations.
Players would be remiss not to take advantage of a special Steam sale from May 5th until May 11th, including up to 35% off DbD base game and select DLCs, and a 15% additional discount when purchasing the time limited DbD and Left 4 Dead 2 bundle.
Media review copies for Dead by Daylight are available upon request by clicking here. Journalists with a copy of the game that are interested in the new Rift can access it via the Archives menu on the main screen.
Tome 7 of the Archives will be available automatically.
About Dead by Daylight
Dead by Daylight is the hit 4v1 asymmetrical multiplayer horror game from Behaviour™ Interactive where 1 crazed killer hunts 4 friends through a terrifying nightmare. Players take on the role of both Killer and Survivor in a deadly game of hide-and-seek. Dead by Daylight boasts more than 30 million players both globally and across all platforms. On any given day, one million players step into the Fog, whether on PC, console, or mobile. Since its release in 2016, this multiplayer game has become a place where cult classic horror survives and thrives, having welcomed legends from TV, movies and video games. The team regularly releases new content in the form of chapters, Archives tomes and frequent quality of life updates. For more information, please visit deadbydaylight.com.
About Behaviour Interactive
Behaviour Interactive, Canada’s largest independent game developer and publisher, was founded in 1992. The company boasts more than 700 employees in its Montreal studio. With its award-winning original IP Dead by Daylight™ and the strategy RPG Game of Thrones Beyond the Wall™, Behaviour continues to grow as a leading global developer. Behaviour counts amongst its partners some of the world’s most renowned brands including Activision, Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony, Ubisoft and many more. For more information visit: bhvr.com.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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