Players who want to try out the game before they commit to it can download the free demo before the end of Steam Next Fest.
The wait is finally over for fans of the acclaimed Darkest Dungeon series, as developer Red Hook Studios has announced that version 1.0 of Darkest Dungeon 2 is set to release on May 8th, 2021. The game has been available in Early Access since October 2021 and is now ready for its full launch.
Darkest Dungeon is widely recognized for its depth and difficulty, as it explores the darker side of adventuring that other games tend to overlook. It has been recognized as one of the toughest turn-based RPGs on the market, thanks to its focus on flawed party members and the psychological toll their heroics take on them.
The 1.0 edition of Darkest Dungeon 2 will be available on the Epic Games Store and Steam, and Red Hook Studios is also offering a free demo for players to explore an entire region of the game. The demo will be available through the end of Steam Next Fest, and Darkest Dungeon is also once again available on Xbox Game Pass, allowing subscribers to explore the entire first adventure and decide if they’re up for the challenge of the sequel.
Red Hook Studios is likely hoping for a successful launch of Darkest Dungeon 2, as the original game has sold over 6 million copies across a variety of platforms, from PC to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and even PlayStation Vita. Darkest Dungeon 2 has only been confirmed for PC thus far, but other versions are likely to follow.
The game aims to streamline the familiar experience with a road-based trip structure, allowing players to maintain the complexity of the game while still encouraging them to embark on more perilous journeys. With a few Darkest Dungeon 2 beginner tips in hand, RPG fans should have no problem jumping into the full experience and enjoying their time with the game.
So don’t miss out on the chance to explore the world of Darkest Dungeon 2 when it officially launches on May 8th, 2021. With its intense difficulty, intricate combat system, and unique psychological elements, Darkest Dungeon 2 promises to be an unforgettable experience.