Developer Purple Hook Studios has published that Darkest Dungeon II will input Early Get admission to at the Epic Video games Retailer subsequent month. The studio introduced the inside track nowadays on Twitter, mentioning that the sport will likely be playable by the use of the Epic Video games Retailer on PC beginning on October 26.
Darkest Dungeon II (Early Get admission to) is coming to @EpicGames on October 26th, 2021!
— Darkest Dungeon (@DarkestDungeon) September 13, 2021
When the sport used to be first introduced in 2019 with "The Howling Finish" announcement teaser, Purple Hook published that six returning categories from the primary Darkest Dungeon could be returning to the sequel: Grave Robber, Leper, Guy-at-Hands, Plague Physician, Highwayman, and Hellion.
Purple Hook additionally published that the primary sport's battle machine will go back, however that it could be "tuned-up" for the sequel. The builders stated the sequel will make use of an excessively other metagame construction, however opted to not disclose extra about what that implies. It kind of feels gamers gets the danger to find that very other metagame construction first hand in a little bit over a month.
When the sequel used to be first introduced, Purple Hook stated the crew running at the sport consisted of 14 other folks however that rising to 20 other folks used to be expected.
"We adore our dysfunctional forged of characters, our environment and our international,'' Purple Hook's Tyler Sigman and Chris Bourassa instructed PCGamer when the sport used to be introduced. "Horror is an out of this world area to discover attention-grabbing and unconventional concepts, and we’ve got much more tale we need to inform. Robotically, we additionally assume we’ve got some treasured nuggets and there’s extra there that we'd love to discover and construct on. Above all, we’re dedicated to crafting Darkest Dungeon II to be its personal enjoy; it’s going to have its personal ingenious and thematic id."
You’ll take a look at that ingenious and thematic id on PC on October 26 when Darkest Dungeon II enters Early Get admission to at the Epic Video games Retailer. Within the interim, watch the Darkest Dungeon II announcement teaser after which learn our ideas at the first sport in IGN's Darkest Dungeon evaluate.
Wesley LeBlanc is a contract information author and information maker for IGN. You’ll observe him on Twitter @LeBlancWes.