Darkest Dungeon 2 arrives in Early Access on Epic in October

A plague doctor detonates an explosive flask that erupts in sickly green fire in the trailer for Darkest Dungeon II.

Darkest Dungeon II is lastly able to don its battered armour and enterprise into the inky unknowns of Early Access. The roguelike dungeon-crawler, in which you’ll be managing one other get together of psychologically susceptible adventurers, will likely be available on the Epic Games Store in Early Access beginning October 26.

Since its first teaser trailer debuted almost a 12 months in the past, we’ve heard little or no about Darkest Dungeon II. Based on the brief clip, it’s going to function a number of of the identical characters we met in the 2016 unique, however the setting seems to have shifted. The teaser mentions “the spreading stain” of the Darkest Dungeon, and exhibits the heroes gathered in battle excessive above a Gothic cityscape, which can imply that we’ll be taking a look at a bigger, extra city setting to discover this trip.

In the primary game, you play not as an adventurer your self, however as an unseen organiser whose job it’s to recruit heroes to discover the haunted depths under your loved ones’s ancestral house. The dungeons and sewers are crammed with abominations that not solely can bodily hurt your adventurers, additionally they horrify them and may harm their very minds and wills.

Add to {that a} system for wounds, sicknesses, and odd tics and obsessions, and also you get Darkest Dungeon. It’s a troublesome and generally punishing game, and you’ll in a short time run out of characters able to making one other expedition.

We’ll be discovering out extra about Darkest Dungeon II in the approaching months, and we’re nervously excited to start one other Lovecraftian odyssey into the creepiest stuff Red Hook Studios has give you over the previous 5 years.

The store page is live now, so you possibly can add it to your wishlist if  you wish to get a heads up when it turns into obtainable.

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