Silent Hill is back, but not in the way people might expect. A Dead by Daylight Silent Hill crossover has been confirmed. Characters and a location from Konami’s classic horror series will appear as new elements in the asymmetric horror game in June 2020. It is immediately live on Steam’s Public Test Build, and all console versions can head to Silent Hill on June 16, 2020.
Editor’s Note: There are some Silent Hill 3 spoilers below.
In Dead by Daylight, each round involves one person playing as an iconic horror Killer. The other four people playing are Survivors. Each location is based on either an original or iconic locale. When the Dead by Daylight Silent Hill collaboration begins, people will have Heather Mason as a playable Survivor. (She’s referred to as Cheryl Mason here, due to her returning to her actual name at the end of Silent Hill 3.) Pyramid Head, from Silent Hill 2 will be the new Killer and known as The Executioner. The map will draw from Silent Hill, taking people the Midwich Elementary School Alessa Gillespie attended.
Here’s the full trailer teasing the Dead by Daylight Silent Hill content. It all starts with Cheryl in a classroom, hiding from Pyramid Head.
Here are models and screens from the game.
Dead by Daylight is immediately available on the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and both Android and Apple iOS devices. As for Silent Hill, Konami has said rumors about a new game that were recently circulating were false. PC Invasion also has an interview going over the whole crossover.