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Tomb Raider’s Lara Croft Joins Dead by Daylight Roster

Dead by Daylight’s roster grows today as Behaviour Interactive announces the inclusion of Tomb Raider’s iconic protagonist, Lara Croft, as a survivor in the hit asymmetrical horror game. Starting July 16, players can experience the thrill of surviving the Entity’s twisted realm as Lara Croft through the time-limited public test build available on Steam.

“With her experiences and skillset, Lara Croft perfectly embodies the characteristics needed to survive in The Fog and is right at home in the world of Dead by Daylight alongside other iconic characters,” Behaviour Interactive wrote. “Though she may be well-prepared for the Trials ahead, in the Entity’s twisted world, the future is never promised.”

Lara Croft’s Unique Perks

Dead by Daylight Welcomes Tomb Raider's Lara Croft as a New Survivor

Lara Croft comes equipped with three unique perks, each highlighting her tenacity, survival expertise, and bravery. Here’s a breakdown of her perks:

New Perk: Finesse

  • Activates while healthy
  • Cooldown: 40/35/30 seconds after a fast vault
  • Effect: 20% faster fast vaults

New Perk: Hardened

  • Activates after unlocking a chest and cleansing or blessing a totem
  • Effect: Reveal the Killer’s aura for 3/4/5 seconds instead of screaming

New Perk: Specialist

  • Gain 1 token each time you open or rummage through a chest (up to 3 tokens)
  • Effect: Consume tokens on great skill checks to reduce generator progress by 2/3/4 per token

The Latest Addition in a Series of Crossovers

Dead by Daylight Welcomes Tomb Raider's Lara Croft as a New Survivor

Lara Croft joins a roster filled with characters from various franchises. Previous survivors from other video games include Alan Wake, Cheryl Mason from Silent Hill 3, and several Resident Evil characters like Jill Valentine and Leon Kennedy. This follows Dead by Daylight’s recent Dungeons & Dragons crossover, which introduced a new map, a new killer (Vecna), and two playable survivors.

Upcoming Content and Updates

Dead by Daylight Welcomes Tomb Raider's Lara Croft as a New Survivor

Dead by Daylight players have much to look forward to. The game recently featured its Twisted Masquerade event, offering exclusive masks and cosmetics. The 8.1.0 patch notes detail balance changes and new features, ensuring a dynamic and evolving gaming experience.

Patch Notes Highlights:

  • Killer Perk Updates: Adjustments to perks like Darkness Revealed, I’m All Ears, and Trail of Torment.
  • Survivor Perk Updates: Improvements to perks like Autodidact, Empathic Connection, and Iron Will.
  • Map Updates: New variations added to Mount Ormond Resort, Yamaoka’s Estate Realm, and Coldwind Farm Realm.

Additional Features:

  • Disconnect Bots: Bots will now spawn if a player disconnects during loading.
  • Hook Respawn: Hooks broken by a Sacrifice will respawn after 60 seconds.
  • Lobby Updates: Improved cosmetics and character selection, perks widget, and preview options for Moris.

How to Play the Tomb Raider Chapter 32.5 PTB

To play as Lara Croft in the Tomb Raider Chapter 32.5 Public Test Build (PTB), you need to own Dead by Daylight on Steam. Follow these steps:

  1. Right-click Dead by Daylight in your Steam library.
  2. Select “Properties.”
  3. Head into “Betas” and select Public Test Build from the list.

Note: Public test builds are unavailable on PlayStation, Xbox, or the Epic Games store. Console players will need to wait until July 16th to access Lara Croft, with an expected price similar to the Alan Wake DLC, around £3.19.

A Historic Moment for Gaming Crossovers

The inclusion of Lara Croft in Dead by Daylight marks a significant event for fans of both franchises. Her survival skills, honed through years of perilous adventures, make her a perfect fit for the deadly trials of the Entity’s realm. This crossover continues Dead by Daylight’s trend of blending beloved characters into its unique horror landscape, offering fans new ways to engage with their favorite heroes in challenging and terrifying scenarios.

Summing Up

Lara Croft’s arrival in Dead by Daylight adds a fresh layer of excitement and anticipation. As fans eagerly await her official debut on July 16, the substantial leaks and developer hints have already created a buzz. This crossover promises to be a thrilling experience, blending the worlds of Tomb Raider and Dead by Daylight in a way that highlights the strengths of both franchises. Get ready to face the Fog with Lara Croft and see how her legendary survival skills translate into one of the most intense horror games on the market.

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