Dead by Daylight is an asymmetric horror game released back in 2016. In this game, four players are put on a map along with a killer that is hunting them. In order to escape, players have to finish the generators that are scattered throughout the many. There are many characters and Killers from which a player can choose from and the developers are adding more and more things to the game. At first of its launch, it wasn’t received that greatly by critics or audience.
But as time passed by the developers made the game better and better. Furthermore, with every major update there is a new killer and a survivor added and are like DLC that can be bought with money. There are many iconic characters from many renowned movies, tv shows, and games present in Dead by Daylight like Halloween, Left 4 Dead, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Saw, Evil Dead, Scream, Stranger Things, and lastly from Silent Hill.
It was one of the biggest surprises to the fans of the series which didn’t expect Silent Hill character to come in the game. The popularity of the console and PC version reached new heights and there is also a mobile version of the game that is available almost everywhere in the world. It is as good as the PC version but it is good for a mobile game. With the next generation of consoles around the corner, the developers discussed the details of the future plans for the game.
Developer Behaviour Interactive said that the game will be coming to PlayStation 5 as well as Xbox Series X. That update will be called The Realm Beyond project which will be introducing many free updates to the game for all the platforms which will ultimately lead to Dead by Daylight’s fifth anniversary which is in June 2021. Joris Four who is the product manager talked about how they are building up to next-gen versions.
He said “we will be introducing a series of free updates to our visuals, graphics, lighting, animations, and more for players on PC, Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Stadia while also building up to a Dead by Daylight experience for the next generation of consoles.” Their plan is to introduce many more environmental elements into maps on Springwood and Yamaoka Estate. In the post, it said that rooms will be more distinct and they will be serving particular functions. The Yamaoka Estate have significant new additions
Furthermore, there are going to be environmental storytelling elements introduced and upgraded animations. The developers are also working on the visuals of the characters and maps of the game that can be seen down below. The details on the update will get shown in the future. One of the biggest that was talked about in the blog post was that the players that have the current version of the game, those players will be able to upgrade to the next generation of consoles without any price.