Resident Evil’s Nemesis, Jill, Leon, and Raccoon City Come to Dead by Daylight’s Next Chapter
Behaviour Interactive celebrated Dead by Daylight’s five year anniversary today with a live stream. As part of the celebration, we finally got a ton of details for the upcoming Resident Evil collaboration. Two new survivors come to the Fog with Leon S. Kennedy and Jill Vallentine, sporting their Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3 remake looks respectively. Of course, they’re not alone, as the deadly stalker, Nemesis, joins them as the new killer for the upcoming chapter. All this while the Raccoon City Police Station becomes your new playground. You can check them out in the teaser trailer below.
Each survivor comes with three perks. Leon himself even comes with a perk that allows him to craft a brand new item, the flashbang. Upon reaching a certain progress on generator repair, he can hide in a locker to create this new item. Using it against the killer will temporarily blind them and makes for a great distraction. The deadly Nemesis, known as The Tyrant, will also come with new abilities. Using his tentacles, he can infect survivors and cause them to cough and slow down. The more he infects them, the longer his tentacle reaches out. To counter the infection, vaccines will be supplied around the map for survivors to use to alleviate the infection.
“We could not have dreamed of a better way to celebrate our fifth anniversary than by welcoming the legendary characters from Resident Evil into our universe. They are at the root of all horror in video games and we are humbled to be able to honor that legacy with a new chapter, thus cementing our own position as the Hall of Fame of Horror,” explains Dead by Daylight Game Director, Mathieu Côté. “We are so very grateful to Capcom for everything they’ve done in the last 25 years to bring us immersive, terrifying games. It is an incredibly proud moment for us.”
Another first for the series is a new AI enemy: Zombies. Nemesis will be assisted by Zombies on the map, and survivors will have to avoid them to survive. They’ll need new strategies and will have to adapt to the situation to make it out alive. It all becomes available on June 15th, 2021 for $11.99. Those that purchase the new content will also receive an in-game Umbrella Corporation logo charm. You can check out the new characters, map, and Zombies in the gallery below.
What do you think? Are you excited for Dead by Daylight’s newest chapter? Looking forward to playing as Leon, Jill, or Nemesis? Let us know in the comments below! And for more details, you can check out the live stream yourself by clicking here! Dead by Daylight is available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S|X, Nintendo Switch, PC, and Google Stadia.