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Dead by Daylight Modifier – Lights Out: Everything You Need To Know


For the first time, we’re excited to announce the arrival of Lights Out, a limited-time Modifier that brings a terrifying new layer of fear to Dead by Daylight.

Dead by Daylight is a horror game that revels in tension and fright, where an adrenaline-pumping chase can break out at any moment. For those who have been with us for some time, you may have grown accustomed to certain gameplay staples. Perhaps you’ve memorized a Map or figured out how to effectively counter specific characters and playstyles.

In other words, we recognize that the longer you spend in the darkness, the more your eyes adjust to the terrors lurking within.

Enter Lights Out, a limited-time Modifier that introduces a new experience for players of all levels.

WHEN: February 7th, 11 AM ET – February 14th, 11 AM ET

What is a limited-time Modifier?

We’re glad you asked. Basically, we’ve been testing a variety of different ways to play Dead by Daylight, with Lights Out being our first official Modifier. These Modifiers grant us some exciting room to play with the existing Trial format, and we’ll be monitoring your feedback to ensure that Lights Out shines as a unique and exciting experience.

In this case, we set out to create a Modifier seeped in terrifying atmosphere, where players would find themselves stripped of several key tools.






Upon spawning into a Trial, the Map will be shrouded in darkness, significantly limiting the visibility of your surroundings. Even the most experienced will find it tricky to navigate, and planning an escape route becomes a truly unpredictable endeavour.

If that wasn’t tense enough, you’ll also be going into The Trial without Perks. That’s right – all your favourite tools will be swept off the board, leaving you with nothing but game sense, mechanical skill, and good old-fashioned instinct.



For Survivors, they’ll also have to contend with a harrowing new reality: the Killer no longer has a Terror Radius. If you’re playing Killer, you’ll be able to use this to your advantage while approaching Survivors – provided they don’t slip beneath the cover of darkness.

On the other hand, Survivors will no longer leave Scratch Marks, making them far harder for Killers to track. Regardless of which role you’re playing, Lights Out is sure to introduce plenty of thrilling moments and plenty of jump-scares.

Of course, that also opens the door for plenty of stealth Killer shenanigans, and we daresay that some of them might even feel more terrifying than ever before.


A new Lights Out-specific Event Tome will be open throughout the duration of the Lights Out Modifier, featuring 6 Challenges to complete for several exclusive Player Card customizations – including an atmospheric Alan Wake banner, and more.

Progress will also grant Rift Fragments, which can be used to progress the REVISION Tome, which runs for the duration of Lights Out.


The previously released Alan Wake Collection expands to include 2 new Outfits for Alan Wake: Rose Marigold (Legendary) and Bright Falls (Very Rare). For more information about the latest additions to this incredible Collection featuring Outfits from the acclaimed game series, check out the official Blogpost right here.


We hope you enjoy Dead by Daylight’s Lights Out Modifier, and rest assured that we’ll working on plenty of exciting surprises still to come.

In the meantime, the darkness beckons...

See you in The Fog,

The Dead by Daylight Team.

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