MONTREAL, Canada — June 19, 2018 — Behaviour® Digital announced today two major releases for Deathgarden, an asymmetrical multiplayer action game where an overpowered Hunter attempts to track down and execute five limber Runners. The next phase of live-testing commences today, June 19, when closed beta launches for a period of one week on Steam. Following closed beta, Deathgarden will move into Steam Early Access in August.
NEW CONTENT FOR THE CLOSED BETA
Players are invited to the Garden from June 19 at 3pm ET – June 26 at 9am ET to embody the Hunter or Runners and help test the robustness of Deathgarden’s dedicated servers and game balance. New players may request a beta key by registering at deathgardengame.com. Those who participated in the closed alpha are guaranteed beta access.
The development team has worked hard to integrate the feedback received during the alpha and continue to improve the core gameplay and balancing. Players can expect the following new content in the beta:
- New weather (daytime)
- Improved party system
- 3 new Runner powers
- 2 new Runner perks
- 1 new Hunter weapon
- 1 new Hunter power
- 2 new Hunter perks
STEAM EARLY ACCESS IN AUGUST
Behaviour Digital is also excited to announce Deathgarden will launch on Steam Early Access in August. “The goal of this final phase prior to the official release is to establish the post-launch content delivery cadence while better integrating community feedback and implementing further improvements,” explained Matt Jackson, Design Director.
Players who pre-order Deathgarden before August will automatically be upgraded to the game’s Deluxe Edition, which includes: guaranteed access to the closed beta and soft launch, exclusive Origin cosmetics sets, a digital game soundtrack, and a digital art book (a combined value of $49.99) for $29.99.
Behaviour Digital will discuss and showcase the Deathgarden beta during the game’s second Twitch livestream on June 19 at 2pm ET at www.twitch.tv/deathgardengame.
About Behaviour Interactive
Established in Montreal, Behaviour Interactive is Canada’s largest independent game developer, employing over 400 talented people. The studio has sold more than 60 million games on every platform since their beginnings in 1992, such as the award-winning original IP Dead by Daylight, which has sold over 4 million copies to date. Over 200 million people have played Behaviour’s mobile games. The company’s activities are divided within four business units: Digital, Studios, Mobile Publishing and Business Solutions. They collaborate with many of the world’s top brands and corporations among which Activision Blizzard, Air Canada, Bombardier, Codemasters, Double Down, Disney, DreamWorks, EA, GAEA, HBO, La Capitale, Microsoft, NBCUniversal, Pixar, Sony, Ubisoft, and WB Games. For more information, please visit bhvr.com.
About Behaviour Digital
Deathgarden™ is produced by Behaviour Digital Inc., the studio behind the creation of Dead by Daylight®, a multiplayer horror action game released in 2016 and still growing. Behaviour Digital Inc. is a subsidiary of Behaviour Interactive Inc., whose mission is to “create remarkable games we would play, our way.”
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