Dead by Daylight’s newest tome focuses on an sudden character: Bill Overbeck. The Left 4 Dead veteran, who first got here to Dead by Daylight in 2017, is getting his time within the highlight, and gamers get to see his origin story as a soldier.

Behaviour Interactive, the developer of Dead by Daylight, has been slowly unravelling an entire multiverse of lore behind the horror recreation. There’s all the time been a little bit of an odd distinction within the recreation’s roster; among the characters are fully authentic, like a murderous Okay-pop star, whereas others are licensed.

Licensed characters like Freddy Krueger and Stranger Things’ Demogorgon don’t get many cosmetics or updates, as a result of that will a the proprietor of these properties to log out on these issues. Things shortly get sophisticated, and so most of those characters exist on an island away from the principle storyline.

However, it appears like Bill will get his personal set of Tome recollections, that are quick works of fiction and animated cinematics. These recollections present issues from earlier than the character was introduced into the Fog and have become a Dead by Daylight character, and it highlights each killers and survivors. Bill’s recollections seem like a grotesque look again on the Vietnam War, which signifies that if somebody needs to gather the entire Left 4 Dead lore, they’ll have to test the story out.

The newest story tome, Forsaken, additionally consists of new story content material for the Plague, an historical priestess of Babylon. The recollections, together with in-game challenges for gamers, are set to launch on May 5.