STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (18 August, 2016)
Starbreeze AB, an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products, together with Canadian studio Behaviour Interactive today announced the 1st chapter for Dead by Daylight, titled “The Last Breath”, successfully launched on Steam on August 18th. The chapter is available for free on PC through Steam and other digital distribution channels.
Dead by Daylight is an asymmetrical multiplayer horror game in which one crazed killer hunts four friends through a terrifying nightmare. Players take on the role of both killer and survivors in a deadly game of cat and mouse. It’s a Mature Gamer take on the thrills of Hide & Seek.
Dead by Daylight: The Last Breath includes:
- A new Killer called the Nurse
- A new Survivor called Nea Karlsson
- A new map called the Asylum
“Dead by Daylight has in a very short time become a fan favorite on Steam” said Mikael Nermark, Starbreeze Studios COO. “Today we at Starbreeze and Behaviour are proud to release our first chapter of Dead by Daylight, called “The Last Breath”, free of charge to all our players. The addition of a new killer, a new survivor and a new map will surely excite the fans. Starting today and for the rest of the weekend, players can try the game for free and purchase it at a 15% discount.”
“The success of Dead by Daylight over the past two months has been well beyond our expectations and has proved to be a highly engaging multiplayer experience. Today, we’re very excited to release this new chapter for free as special thanks to our growing community. It’s the first in a series of major updates that we’ll be offering to our players to keep them entertained for years to come.” Said Rémi Racine, CEO of Behaviour Interactive.
The game is now free to play on Steam over the weekend, get your scare on and download Dead by Daylight here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/381210/
For more information about the game, please visit: http://www.deadbydaylight.com/thelastbreath/
For additional information please contact:
Almir Listo, Global Brand Director, Starbreeze AB
Tel: +46(0)8-209 208, email: [email protected]
Maeva Sponbergs, Investor Relations, Starbreeze AB
Tel: +46(0)8-209 208, email: [email protected]
Starbreeze is an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products. With studios in Stockholm, Paris and Los Angeles, the company creates games and other virtual reality entertainment products, based on proprietary design and licensed content. Starbreeze’s most recent games include PAYDAY 2, the adrenaline fueled bank robbing co-op game and the upcoming John Wick VR shooter and survival co-op FPS OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead.
Starbreeze has set out to develop truly immersive virtual reality experiences, by integrating software and hardware in its StarVR head mounted display, to be produced together with Acer, displaying a unique field of vision and a mission to bring top-end VR to large audiences. Co-operating with IMAX Inc., the companies will take its location based VR initiative to the next level, where the first VR-center will soon open in Los Angeles.
Starbreeze publishing arm has just launched Behaviour Interactive’s Dead by Daylight with a tremendous success on the digital distribution platform Steam. In the Publishing pipeline lies Croatian studio Lion Game Lion’s RAID: World War II and FreeFormLab’s VR masterpiece ElemenTerra .
Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Starbreeze’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm First North Premier under the tickers STAR A and STAR B with the ISIN-codes SE0007158928 (A-share) and SE0005992831 (B-share). Remium Nordic is the company’s Certified Adviser. For more information, please visit https://www.starbreeze.com, http://www.starvr.com, https://www.overkillsoftware.com
Brief information about Behaviour
Founded in 1992, Behaviour Interactive is Canada’s largest independent game developer, employing 325 talented people in Montreal (Quebec) and Santiago (Chile). The studio’s objective is to deliver high-quality and commercially successful games, while staying on the cutting-edge of the industry trends in the digital markets, and exploring fresh ideas and connected experiences to keep players entertained. Our studios work with the industry’s top publishers and licensors, including Activision Blizzard, Bethesda, Cloud Imperium, Disney, Dreamworks, EA, Games Workshop, Majesco, Microsoft, Nickelodeon, Paramount, Pixar, Sony, Bandai Namco, Ubisoft and Warner. Dead by Daylight is produced by Behaviour Digital Inc.. Behaviour Digital Inc. is a subsidiary of Behaviour Interactive Inc whose mission is to “Create remarkable games we would play, our way.”
For more information, please visit http://www.bhvr.com.