Dead By Daylight Chapter 21.5 Update Release Time and Date

The mid-chapter update arrives this week for Dead By Daylight!

October 18, 2021

Chapter 21.5, also known as ‘Hour of The Witch’ comes to Dead By Daylight tomorrow, with an official release time being confirmed by the developers.

The upcoming mid-chapter update was previously released on the PTB version of Dead By Daylight, which is only available to PC users. Thankfully, the full release of Chapter 21.5 is almost here and is set to introduce a brand new survivor, Mikaela Reid.

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Dead by Daylight | Mikaela Reid Reveal Trailer

Dead by Daylight | Mikaela Reid Reveal Trailer

What Time Does Dead By Daylight Chapter 21.5 Release?

According to the official Dead By Daylight website, Chapter 21.5 ‘Hour of The Witch’ will release on Tuesday, October 19th at 9AM PT / 12PM ET / 5PM BST.

Fans can head to the Dead By Daylight website to check out the official countdown timer and even set a reminder for the release of the Chapter 21.5 update.

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Dead By Daylight – Hour of The Witch Details

As mentioned previously, Chapter 21.5 was released on the Player Test Build version of Dead By Daylight on September 28th. With the full release arriving on October 19th, the developers have revealed that there will be plenty of changes.

Aside from a brand new Survivor to play as, Chapter 21.5 will introduce plenty of balancing changes to existing killers such as The Wraith, The Nurse, The Pig, and more.

According to the developers, there will be some new changes compared to the PTB version of Chapter 21.5:

  • Boon effects no longer stack
  • Blessing a hex now takes 24 seconds
  • Boon radius reduced to 24m
  • Hex: Blood Favor now activates on damage states
  • Hex: Blood Favor is now based on the Survivor’s position

The full PTB Chapter 21.5 patch notes can be found here, or check out the full list of perks for the new survivor, Mikaela Reid, right here. It is worth noting that the patch notes for the full release of Chapter 21.5 will differ from the PTB version, so check back in tomorrow as we will be bringing you the full details.

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