Behaviour Interactive’s Dead by Daylight has entered Year 8 and will soon touch that decade milestone. The Montreal-based video game development studio continues to work hard on DBD, putting out some amazing content with each major update. Its latest one introduced the sinister doll – Chucky as a killer in the game, and the studio also added Nic Cage as a new winter outfit. Suffice it to say that Dead by Daylight is doing quite well in terms of content. And since 2024 is here, players now want to know what’s coming in Chapters 30.5 and 31, along with details like their release dates and such.
Behaviour continues to rework a lot of old killers and survivors to make them playable, and the studio has even mentioned some of them in a roadmap for the first half of 2024. While there are some balancing issues in the game, for the most part, the player base does seem to enjoy and commend how Behaviour has been handling DBD these past few years. And the upcoming major updates are something that both old and new players are eagerly looking forward to. So, without much further ado, let’s go ahead and find out all that there’s to know about Chapters 30.5 and 31.
Dead by Daylight (DBD) chapter 30.5, 31 Release Date, Leaks & Rumours
At the time of publishing this, not much is known about the upcoming Chapters 30.5 and 31 for DBD. What we do know officially is that the release of Chapter 30.5 will be in January 2024 (probably on January 30, 2024), which will include a new survivor. Chapter 31, on the other hand, will arrive in March 2024 as per the official Year 8 roadmap provided by Behaviour Interactive and will introduce a new Killer and Survivor.
According to this tweet by known DBD leaker dvveet, Chapter 30.5 will introduce the following in-game:
- New survivor (like we stated before)
- An FOV slider
- Graphical rework of the Swamp
- Onryo rework
- Hillbilly rework
- Blight Add-on rework
- Solution to 3-Gen
- And lastly, perk updates – Grim Embrace, Quick Gambit, STBFL, Monitor and Abuse, Shadowborn
Dvveet further goes on to state in the tweet that the Public Test Builds for Chapter 30.5 will open on January 9 or 10, with the live release on January 30th. Furthermore, Tome 18 will also see its release the following day, on January 31.
Additionally, LeaksByDaylight, another prominent DBD leaker, has communicated that DBD will collaborate with The Walking Dead for the upcoming Chapter 30.5, with rumors flying about both Rick Grimes and Michonne coming in to promote the new The Walking Dead TV series. LeaksbyDaylight also talked about Chapter 31, saying that it will not be a licensed chapter and will instead be an original one. Moreover, a spring event is also scheduled to release, along with Mystery Boxes and Special Packs. So, in the upcoming weeks, more details related to Chapters 30.5 and 31 will be made public, which is why you should keep an eye on the updates.
Note: The information provided in this article is based on rumors and leaks and not confirmed updates from developers. So, it is recommended that you take this information with a pinch of salt.
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