Darkest Dungeon 2 arrives in Early Access on Epic in October

Darkest Dungeon II is lastly able to don its battered armour and enterprise into the inky unknowns of Early Access. The roguelike dungeon-crawler, in which you’ll be managing one other get together of psychologically weak adventurers, will likely be accessible on the Epic Games Store in Early Access beginning October 26.

Since its first teaser trailer debuted almost a 12 months in the past, we’ve heard little or no about Darkest Dungeon II. Based on the quick clip, it’s going to characteristic a number of of the identical characters we met in the 2016 authentic, however the setting seems to have shifted. The teaser mentions “the spreading stain” of the Darkest Dungeon, and reveals the heroes gathered in battle excessive above a Gothic cityscape, which can imply that we’ll be a bigger, extra city setting to discover this outing.

In the primary recreation, you play not as an adventurer your self, however as an unseen organiser whose job it’s to recruit heroes to discover the haunted depths beneath your loved ones’s ancestral dwelling. The dungeons and sewers are full of abominations that not solely can bodily hurt your adventurers, in addition they horrify them and might injury their very minds and wills.

Add to {that a} system for wounds, sicknesses, and odd tics and obsessions, and also you get Darkest Dungeon. It’s a tough and generally punishing recreation, and you’ll in a short time run out of characters able to making one other expedition.

We’ll be discovering out extra about Darkest Dungeon II in the approaching months, and we’re nervously excited to start one other Lovecraftian odyssey into the creepiest stuff Red Hook Studios has give you over the previous 5 years.

The store page is live now, so you may add it to your wishlist if  you wish to get a heads up when it turns into accessible.

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