The list of killers in Death by the light of day reads like a who’s who of horror icons. Michael Myers, Freddy Krueger, Leatherface, Strange things‘Demogorgon and Pyramid head of Silent Hill are all part of the lineup. The latest dreaded killer comes from a whole different background: K-pop.
The Trickster is K-pop star Ji-Woon, who developed an addiction to murder after the thrill of musical stardom wore off. He became jealous other members of the boy band NO SPIN and left them to die when a fire broke out in their studio. he can use throwing knives to his advantage as he hunts survivors and, like other killers, he has a few unique perks up his sleeves.
In addition to the latest killer, a new survivor arrives at Death by the light of day. Yun-Jin Lee is a music producer who recruited Ji-Woon into NO SPIN. Among his perks is one called Smash Hit (understood?), Which allows him to run after stunning a killer with a paddle. She will also receive bonuses when her teammates are in danger.
To ensure that it accurately portrayed the K-pop industry and community, developer Behavior Interactive worked with Kevin Woo of K-pop group U-KISS and producer DJ Swivel, who collaborated with BTS. . The studio gave another nod to K-pop with the title of the final chapter, “All-Kill.” It’s a K-pop term that refers to a song hitting number one on every realtime chart.
The behavior hasn’t revealed when you’ll be able to unlock The Trickster and Yun-Jin in the full game. For now, you can try them out on the Player test version on Steam. The latest test version also includes color blind modes and chat filters, as well as tweaks to a few perks and killers.