DEAD BY DAYLIGHT Is Coming to Google Stadia; Horror Will Support Cross-Play and Cross-Progression
Developer and publisher Behaviour Interactive has outlined its plans for the future of Dead by Daylight and officially confirmed that the online horror's Google Stadia version will launch as some point this September.
That's right, the nerve-racking survival horror — which is currently available on a plethora of platforms and devices, including PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Android, iOS, and PC — will make the jump to Google's streaming service — which has only recently received its first big exclusive game, Orcs Must Die! 3.
Furthermore, the team at Behaviour Interactive is planning to add the long-awaited cross-play feature into Dead by Daylight, allowing all fans of the game's original asymmetrical gameplay loop to play together — as long as they're playing the game on a Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or PC (sorry, mobile users).
"Allowing players to team up with their friends from other platforms was the first step to break barriers between platforms," Behaviour said. "We know that some of our players are active on several platforms, and Cross-Progression is also one of the top wishes from our community. " the team added.
Quite interestingly, the Montreal-based crew is also preparing the first steps "toward Cross-Progression [that] will be available for Steam, Google Stadia and Nintendo Switch in September! Players will be able to share their progression, purchases, and inventory on those 3 platforms," the studio concluded.
Considering that Behaviour is clearly not planning to abandon its highly successful production anytime soon, it's safe to say that Dead by Daylight will arrive on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X sooner rather than later.
Dead by Daylight is a multiplayer (4vs1) horror game where one player takes on the role of the savage Killer, and the other four players play as Survivors, trying to escape the Killer and avoid being caught, tortured and killed. Survivors play in third-person and have the advantage of better situational awareness. The Killer plays in first-person and is more focused on their prey. The Survivors' goal in each encounter is to escape the Killing Ground without getting caught by the Killer - something that sounds easier than it is, especially when the environment changes every time you play.
Dead by Daylight is currently available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Android, iOS, and PC (via Steam); coming to Google Stadia this September.