Dying Light is getting a standalone “Brutal Royale” mode that goes into early access in September 2018, as showcased in Gamescom 2018. Dying Light: Bad Blood is a battle royale style game that will launch as a standalone game by its developer Techland. Playtest beta for Dying Light: Bad Blood will go live this week.
Dying light: Bad Blood mixes PvP and PvE elements with the signature gameplay of dying light. As players may remember, the gameplay mechanics was parkour styled where every element of a structure could be used to climb or jump across from roof to roof in the city of Harran.
Dying Light: Bad Blood – Brutal Royale Game Mode Details
In Bad Blood, each round will be fast paced as 12 players are dropped into an area, infested with zombies. The map is based in the city of Harran which is where the main story plays out of the original Dying Light. Players will have to search and collect resources, weapons and blood samples from the infected zombies. Collecting blood samples is a very significant task in this mode that players will have to complete to secure a place in the evacuation helicopter. However, to make the mode an intense race for survival, only one player will be able to get on the helicopter for evacuation.
Techland also notes that after the release of Dying Light: Bad Blood’s Early Access, they will continue to support the game with a variety of free additional content that includes maps, items and modes. Techland adds that once the game leave it’s Early Access, it will officially launch a free to play model on consoles and PC.
Dying Light: Bad Blood – Early Access Details
You will be able to buy the Early Access of Bad Blood next month in September by purchasing it’s $20 Founder’s Pack. This pack, along with the access to the game, will give you exclusive items and 1000 Blood Bucks that you can use in-game. Exclusive items include a Legendary mask and the Founder’s Pass that will provide players with Legendary skins for three months.
Players, who were lucky enough to have registered for the beta access of the game’s global Playtest, will get to enjoy the game as the playtest phase begins August 25 at 9 AM PT till 9 PM PT on August 26. A second phase of testing will follow on September 1, which will be accessible to players who have already registered.
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