Darkest Dungeon 2 Moves to Official Release on May 8

Darkest Dungeon 2 Moves to Official Release on May 8
2023.02.07 11:11 Game Mecca Reporter Shin Jae-yeon

▲ Darkest Dungeon 2 official release date announcement image (image source: Darkest Dungeon official Twitter)

Darkest Dungeon 2, which was released as Early Access to the Epic Games Store in October 2021, will be converted to an official release on May 8th. It will also be released on Steam on the same day as the official release. This news was announced on the 7th by Red Hook Studio, the developer of Darkest Dungeon 2, on the game’s official website.

Darkest Dungeon 2 is the sequel to Darkest Dungeon, a roguelike dungeon exploration RPG that was popular for its difficult yet challenging difficulty. It covers the story of heroes to save the human world from a bigger crisis after the first episode, and in addition to the plague doctor, the grave robber, the heavy infantry, the barbarians, the leper, and the head thief way that appeared in the previous work, there are newcomers. a hero, the fugitive, appears.

Against the background of a dark story dealing with the sequel 1, graphics of a different style to the previous work were presented, and unlike the previous work that attacked a specific dungeon, a new way to clear the map containing various concepts by going around the carriage we tried to distinguish it. However, in the early access phase, it was evaluated that the current method was better.

Meanwhile, Red Hook Studio will distribute the test version through the Epic Games Store and Steam from the 7th to the 13th, the Steam Next Fest period, with the announcement of the official release schedule. In the demo, you can explore either a city or a farm with four starting heroes. Additionally, a Darkest Dungeon 2 Q&A session and gameplay webcast will be held.

▲ Darkest Dungeon 2 Steam Next Festival Event (photo source: Darkest Dungeon official Twitter)

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