The long-running multiplayer survival horror game Lifeless by Daylight is about to maneuver into the singleplayer realm courtesy of a brand new undertaking in growth at Supermassive Video games, the developer of Till Daybreak, The Darkish Photos Anthology, and The Quarry.
Particulars on the Supermassive undertaking will not be introduced till later this yr, however Lifeless by Daylight studio Behaviour Interactive stated it “will provide gamers an intense narrative expertise stuffed with highly effective life-or-death decisions set throughout the backdrop of Lifeless by Daylight.”
“We have been working exhausting to mix intention, company, and the branching storytelling of a Supermassive game along with Lifeless by Daylight’s mythology to create an intense narrative expertise stuffed with energy life-or-death decisions,” govt producer Traci Tufte stated throughout at the moment’s Yr 7 anniversary broadcast. “Our game will likely be set exterior the Entity’s realm and options the story of a brand new cast of characters, who gamers will observe for an unprecedented expertise past the Fog.”
“This can be a entire new means for horror followers to expertise Lifeless by Daylight,” studio head Steve Goss added.
The Entity, by the way in which, is an all-powerful, supernatural being who travels the cosmos in quest of worlds to devour. It pits survivors towards killers in numerous realms with a purpose to feed off their feelings, enabling it to develop extra highly effective and finally to devour the world it is chosen. It would additionally sometimes manifest within the game, to make conditions even worse than they already are.
A brand new Lifeless by Daylight multiplayer game can be within the works, this one being made by Scavengers studio Midwinter Leisure, which Behaviour acquired in 2022. Particulars on that one are additionally being stored below wraps, nevertheless it sounds reasonably like a Left 4 Lifeless/Redfall sort of factor—hopefully extra of the previous than the latter.
“The themes in our game will focus on greed and the lust for energy,” producer Audrey Mladina stated. “These will likely be current in each the gameplay itself and within the tales of the characters who had been tempted to enter a wierd new nook of the Entity’s realm.
“Our imaginative and prescient is to create a multiplayer PvE expertise where as a substitute of going through off towards one another, as much as 4 gamers can staff up, enter one other one of many Entity’s realms, and tackle a bunch of lethal enemies that occupy it.”
Midwinter’s game can be nonetheless in “very early phases” of growth, studio head Mary Olson stated.
Earlier than any of the above occurs, Lifeless by Daylight will move into one other new yr of multiplayer survival horror—Yr 8, in case you’re protecting monitor—which is able to convey cosmetics impressed by Iron Maiden and Slipknot, and (that is the massive one) Nicolas Cage—sure, the precise Nicolas Cage—to the game as a standalone survivor.