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PAX East Gets Gruesome

There are plenty of exhibits to see at PAX East this year. From AAA superstars to indie magic-makers, they’re all here. Whether you are into RPGs or 8-bit pixel art, there is something for everyone at PAX. Of course, some themes tend to overshadow others. In this case, it is the horror genre that is taking the convention by storm. From the live action Day’s End display as you enter the convention center to the various zombie-themed booths speckled throughout, it is not hard to imagine that some incredible announcements are going to be made concerning the genre. Well, as sure as the night, Dead By Daylight has a huge announcement. There is a brand new survivor in the multiplayer-horror killing fest, and he is a very familiar face.

The demon hunter par excellence, Ash Williams, from the acclaimed STARZ Original Series, Ash vs Evil Dead, is coming to Dead By Daylight as their newest survivor. Behaviour Interactive is partnering with Lionsgate Film in order to make this crossover happen. The model of the character will be taken from the newer renditions of the STARZ program showcasing actor Bruce Campbell’s aging one-handed stock boy aesthetic.

The DBD display at this year’s PAX East

If you are excited to get your hands on the newest Dead by Daylight DLC, you don’t have long to wait. According to Behaviour, the DLC will available for download on PC, Steam, PS4, and Xbox One on April 2.

More Announcements for DBD

Along with news, Behaviour also has another exciting announcement:

Behaviour is excited to team up with Amazon to bring the GameOn Tournament Organizer to Dead by Daylight. With this Twitch Extension, streamers invite their community to join them in casual competitions easily accessed from within the game. The GameOn Tournament Organizer integration for Dead by Daylight is currently in Beta. Our Fog Whisperers – 50 broadcasters who are actively engaged in the game’s community – can create Twitch challenges and engage fans to participate and compete against one another.

You can learn more about GameOn and its Twitch Extension here

What Else Could Be Next At PAX?

It is officially the first day of PAX East and the hype is already through the roof. With the addition of Ash Williams to the DBD survivor line-up, it is no telling what else will come from the convention floor. Stay tuned to DVS Gaming to gets the latest news from PAX East.