Silent Hill’s iconic monster, Pyramid Head, is coming to Dead by Daylight, the 4v1 asymmetrical multiplayer horror sport from Behaviour Interactive, alongside different content material impressed by Konami’s psychological horror franchise. Pyramid Head, new survivor Cheryl Mason, and the Midwich Elementary School map are dwell now on Dead by Daylight’s public test build on Steam and might be launched extensively on PC and consoles on June 16.
Behaviour Interactive unveiled Dead by Daylight: Silent Hill, a brand new chapter of paid DLC for the horror sport, on Tuesday throughout a livestream celebrating the sport’s fourth 12 months of content material. During that stream, the developer additionally introduced cross-play help and a significant graphics overhaul for Dead by Daylight.
Pyramid Head joins Dead by Daylight’s lineup of killers, which incorporates quite a lot of authentic and licensed unhealthy guys like Freddy Krueger from A Nightmare on Elm Street, the Demogorgon from Stranger Things, and Michael Myers from Halloween. Pyramid Head might be referred to as The Executioner in Dead by Daylight, and can wield his trademark heavy blade, the Great Knife.
Pyramid Head will stand other than Dead by Daylight’s different killers in his talents. He can assault with a ranged assault that goes by objects and use his blade to dig trenches that survivors might be pressured to navigate by or round, and may rapidly ship captured survivors to an area known as the Cage of Atonement, as a substitute of hanging his victims on the sport’s conventional meathook, dashing up the sacrificing course of.
Dead by Daylight’s model of Pyramid Head is predicated on his Silent Hill 2 look, in keeping with Dave Richard, artistic director at Behaviour, however gamers may even be capable of give Pyramid Head alternate appears. The identical is true for the brand new survivor character, Cheryl Mason (aka Heather from Silent Hill 3). One of Cheryl’s skins is modeled after Lisa Garland, the nurse who appeared within the authentic Silent Hill and Silent Hill 3.
Dead by Daylight: Silent Hill’s new map, Midwich Elementary, is predicated on the varsity location from the unique sport. The map blends the Fog World and Otherworld aesthetics of the Silent Hill franchise into one location. The Midwich Elementary map will embrace a smattering of secrets and techniques and Easter eggs for gamers to uncover (in the event that they’re prepared to attempt to discover them whereas making an attempt to outlive), in keeping with Behaviour. (The college has been scrubbed of any Kindergarten Cop references, I’m informed.)
Capping off the Silent Hill and Dead by Daylight crossover is a collaboration with composer Akira Yamaoka, whose mixture of melodic and industrial music helped outline the environment of Silent Hill. Yamaoka consulted with composer Michel F. April for a brand new Silent Hill-tinged model of Dead by Daylight’s theme track.
Dead by Daylight is on the market on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows PC, and Xbox One. A cellular model can also be on Android and iOS units. For a better take a look at Dead by Daylight: Silent Hill’s new killer, survivor, and map, try the gallery under.
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