Developer Red Hook Studios has revealed that Darkest Dungeon II will enter Early Access on the Epic Games Store subsequent month. The studio introduced the information at this time on Twitter, stating that the sport shall be playable by way of the Epic Games Store on PC beginning on October 26.
Darkest Dungeon II (Early Access) is coming to @EpicGames on October twenty sixth, 2021!
— Darkest Dungeon (@DarkestDungeon) September 13, 2021
When the game was first announced in 2019 with “The Howling End” announcement teaser, Red Hook revealed that six returning lessons from the primary Darkest Dungeon could be returning to the sequel: Grave Robber, Leper, Man-at-Arms, Plague Doctor, Highwayman, and Hellion.
Red Hook additionally revealed that the primary recreation’s fight system will return, however that it will be “tuned-up” for the sequel. The builders stated the sequel will make use of a really completely different metagame construction, however opted to not reveal extra about what which means. It appears gamers will get the possibility to find that very completely different metagame construction first hand in slightly over a month.
When the sequel was first introduced, Red Hook stated the crew engaged on the sport consisted of 14 individuals however that rising to twenty individuals was anticipated.
“We love our dysfunctional forged of characters, our environment and our world,” Red Hook’s Tyler Sigman and Chris Bourassa instructed PCGamer when the sport was introduced. “Horror is a incredible area to discover fascinating and unconventional concepts, and we now have much more story we wish to inform. Mechanically, we additionally suppose we now have some beneficial nuggets and there’s extra there that we might wish to discover and construct on. Above all, we’re dedicated to crafting Darkest Dungeon II to be its personal expertise; it would have its personal inventive and thematic identification.”
You can take a look at that inventive and thematic identification on PC on October 26 when Darkest Dungeon II enters Early Access on the Epic Games Store. In the meantime, watch the (*2*) after which learn our ideas on the primary recreation in IGN’s Darkest Dungeon review.
Wesley LeBlanc is a contract information author and information maker for IGN. You can comply with him on Twitter @LeBlancWes.