Behaviour Interactive is releasing a brand new 5.1.0 replace immediately for Dead by Daylight for all gamers and consoles besides these on Nintendo Switch.
Coming off their almost month-long anniversary celebration, Behaviour Interactive is releasing a brand new 5.1.0 replace for Dead by Daylight, which can convey a plethora of modifications to survivors, killers, and gameplay generally to all gamers besides these on Nintendo Switch. For PC, Xbox, and PlayStation gamers, the replace went dwell immediately (July 27) at 11 a.m. EST. Nintendo Switch customers should wait just a little longer for the replace to hit their recreation.
Dead by Daylight has had fairly a yr thus far, even earlier than their fifth Anniversary celebration. This yr, one of many new content material chapters was a Dead by Daylight and Resident Evil crossover. The Resident Evil chapter introduced iconic and fan-favorite characters to the sport: survivors Leon S. Kennedy and Jill Valentine (Chris Redfield and Claire Redfield with cosmetics for these survivors), and killer Nemesis with AI zombies and may infect survivors with the T-virus. The chapter additionally launched a new Dead by Daylight map, the Raccoon City Police Station. The map was instantly pulled as a result of inflicting in-game crashes however has since been reenabled for dwell video games, although choices for the map are nonetheless disabled.
Yesterday on Twitter, Dead by Daylight introduced that the replace wouldn’t be obtainable for these with the sport on Nintendo Switch. The purpose is solely for Behavior Interactive to handle efficiency points which are nonetheless affecting Switch consoles even with the replace enabled. Unfortunately, this can have an effect on different points of the sport for Switch gamers. They won’t be able to make use of crossplay and won’t have entry to the brand new Tome/Rift till the replace is on the market. However, Dead by Daylight is extending the length of the Rift by one week to accommodate this, Switch gamers can be gifted Bloodpoints and Rift Fragments when the replace releases, and Switch gamers will nonetheless get entry to the upcoming Bloodhunt.
Head’s up: We’ve postponed Update 5.1.0 on Nintendo Switch to additional resolve some points associated to efficiency. This delay is not going to have an effect on tomorrow’s deliberate release on different platforms. Thank you to your understanding!
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— Dead by Daylight (@DeadByBHVR) July 26, 2021
With the replace being pushed immediately for Xbox, PlayStation, and PC, gamers will see each gameplay modifications, visible modifications, and efficiency modifications, which can hopefully imply fewer points and crashes in-game. The biggest Dead by Daylight changes are coming to The Trickster and the visible modifications of survivors Meg, David, Nea, and Claudette. The Trickster is seeing considerably of an overhaul: the variety of knives he now has to hit survivors with to trigger injury is 6, not 8, his primary occasion activation time is shorter and his primary occasion can now final 3 times as lengthy. That would not embody the transforming of his add-ons. Meg, David, Nea, and Claudette obtained updates to their character visuals to make their look higher and extra reflective of the present realism design Behavior is specializing in with characters. They are additionally altering tutorials, enhancing the HUD, and altering the system on how successful/pallet drop is judged on all sides in-game.
Updates are all the time welcomed in video games however specifically in Dead by Daylight. There are loads of bugs and crashes which have particularly been hitting console gamers laborious. To compensate for this, the disconnect penalty for gamers was turned off. While that is helpful for individuals who by chance disconnect, it has induced a plethora of intentional disconnects, irritating survivors and killers for a number of causes. Hopefully, with these fixes, it means the penalty will be turned again on.
The 5.1.0 replace is a powerful effort by Behavior and Dead by Daylight to indicate they hear gamers, see the problems, and need to repair them. Though it’s tremendous unlucky that gamers on Nintendo Switch will not be going to have entry to the replace or crossplay till it’s enabled, it may be assumed that gamers would reasonably have an replace the fixes the problems of the sport, not add extra. Based on Dead by Daylight saying they’re extending the Rift by every week to accommodate this, it’s a truthful assumption that they’re aiming for every week delay after the Rift begins.
Dead by Daylight is on the market on Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PS5, PS4, PC, Switch, and Stadia.
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