AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - Oct. 21, 2022 - Just in time for Halloween, KRAFTON Inc.’s Battle Royale mobile game NEW STATE MOBILE is set to release its October update, which features a large-scale collaboration with BehaviourTM Interactive Inc.’s cooperative horror survival game, DEAD BY DAYLIGHT. Along with the DEAD BY DAYLIGHT collaboration to celebrate this year’s Halloween season, this update includes NEW STATE MOBILE’s first anniversary event, a new ‘recruit mode’ game type and a new Survival Pass.
A cinematic trailer video to celebrate the DEAD BY DAYLIGHT collaboration has also been released on NEW STATE MOBILE’s official website, YouTube, and Instagram. The collaboration’s theme, Fright for Survival, emphasizes the Halloween spirit while focusing on each game’s core survival themes. The video thrillingly portrays the special hide and seek game mode, which takes place in Paradiso on the new Akinta map. Starting Oct. 26, additional short form content will also be released to celebrate Halloween.
See below for a full rundown of the major features added to the game with the October Update. The full October Update patch notes are available HERE.
- Spine-Chilling Cosmetics: Details about special DEAD BY DAYLIGHT in-game items were also revealed. Until Nov. 24, players can obtain various DEAD BY DAYLIGHT items such as helmets, backpacks, frying pans, and parachutes, along with costumes depicting some of DEAD BY DAYLIGHT’s infamous Killers. Rewards can be obtained through mission achievement events, with special DEAD BY DAYLIGHT profile effects for completing everything.
- Help Celebrate NEW STATE MOBILE’s First Anniversary: To celebrate the first anniversary of NEW STATE MOBILE’s launch a special in-game event will be held from Nov. 1 - 30. A total of 15 missions will be unveiled, one type each day, as well as special anniversary costumes, parachutes and weapon skins being awarded to players when they accomplish missions. During the event period, a special lobby background and BGM will also be available and from Nov. 1 - 13, the ‘Kinda Cute Dance’ emote will be given to players who log into NEW STATE MOBILE for free.
- Survivor Pass Vol. 12: Finally, this month’s update brings Edward from the Hunters Faction to celebrate the newest Survivor Pass. Edward’s costumes and face skins can be obtained for free by completing all of the story missions. Users who’ve purchased a Premium Pass can get all of the NEWSTATE CREDITS refunded when they reach a certain pass level.
NEW STATE MOBILE’s October Update is playable now for Android and iOS users. For information about NEW STATE MOBILE, please visit http://newstate.pubg.com or follow on social media at Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
About Dead by DaylightTM
Created by BehaviourTM Interactive, Dead by Daylight is a multiplayer action horror game of hide and seek, set in a dark fantasy and drawing from all corners of horror, where each match is a different experience. Dead by Daylight boasts more than 50 million players both globally and across all platforms. On any given day, up to 2 million players step into The Fog, whether on PC, console, or mobile. Since its release in 2016, the game has become a place where cult classic horror survives and thrives, having welcomed legends from TV, movies, and video games. For more information, please visit deadbydaylight.com.
About Behaviour™ Interactive
Celebrating its 30th year, and with more than 1,000 full-time employees, the studio has enjoyed immense success with its original IP Dead by Daylight, which now has more than 50 million players around the world and across all platforms. Behaviour holds co-developer credits for some of the gaming industry’s largest titles (such as Assassin’s Creed, Gears 5, Call of Duty and Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 & 2) and developed an unparalleled, award-winning culture within the gaming industry. Winner of Deloitte Canada’s Enterprise Fast 15 and Best Managed Company awards and listed as one of the Best Places To Work – Canada by GamesIndustry.biz in 2021, Behaviour is a leading development studio, cultivating career growth and talent development within the gaming industry. Behaviour counts among its partners some of the world’s most renowned brands, including Microsoft, Sony, EA, Warner, 2K and many more. For more information, visit www.bhvr.com.
KRAFTON, Inc. is a collective of independent game development studios brought together to create innovative and engaging entertainment experiences for gamers across the world. The company consists of PUBG Studios, Bluehole Studio, Striking Distance Studios, RisingWings, Dreamotion, Unknown Worlds and 5minlab, each with its own unique expertise.
KRAFTON is responsible for premier entertainment properties including PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS, NEW STATE MOBILE, The Callisto Protocol, Moonbreaker, TERA, and ELYON. As a technology-driven company that boasts world-class capabilities, KRAFTON seeks to expand its areas of business beyond games to multimedia entertainment and deep learning. For more information about KRAFTON, please visit https://www.krafton.com.