Dead By Daylight is Coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X/S This Week

Dead By Daylight

If you own Dead by Daylight and are upgrading to a new console, good news: you’ll get a free upgrade.

Developer Behaviour Interactive has today revealed that the asymmetric multiplayer horror is Dead by Daylight is making its way to Xbox Series X/S and PS5 later this week. Because, you know, the new consoles launch this week. Well, apart from PS5 in Europe; we have to wait an extra week.

If you already own Dead by Daylight on PS4, you’ll get a free upgrade to PS5. And if you already own it on Xbox One, you’ll get a free upgrade to Xbox Series X/S. Veteran players will be glad to know their in-game progress will carry over, too.


Behaviour has confirmed that the game will run at 4K 60fps on new consoles. Presumably, it will on PS5 and Xbox Series X. There’s been no separate confirmation for its target performance on Xbox Series S.

The PS5 and Xbox Series X/S upgrade comes as part of the ‘Realm Beyond’; Behaviour Interactive’s promise to keep enhancing and improving Dead by Daylight. Alongside the next-gen enhancements, more graphical updates will come to the game in the coming months. Maps are being overhauled, characters and animations are being improved, and more.

So, if you’re picking up a new console this week, you can look forward to Dead by Daylight looking and performing better than ever. Give the new trailer a watch below.

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