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What is Dark and Darker? Release date, platform, permadeath, and more!

Do you dare dungeon dive in the dark?

Dark and Darker is a brutal first-person dungeon crawler from developer and publisher Ironmace Games. This hardcore experience takes inspiration from Escape from Tarkov as well as classic D&D adventures. It is not for the faint of heart but can provide a thrilling adventure if you are brave enough.

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Everything we know about Dark and Darker

Dark and Darker is a hardcore dungeon crawler. It combines PvP, PvE, and battle royale elements to create a heart-pounding experience. You play as intrepid adventurers diving into dungeons to claim loot and, hopefully, leave with your lives. Here is everything we know about Dark and Darker.

What is the release date of Dark and Darker?

Dark and Darker is currently scheduled to release in Q4 of 2023, placing it near the end of the year. You can follow the official Ironmace Games Twitter for more information and updates.

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What platforms will Dark and Darker be on?

Currently, Dark and Darker is only planned for PC. The developer has mentioned they hope to bring Dark and Darker to PlayStation and Xbox, but no timeline was given for a console release.

Is there multiplayer in Dark and Darker?

Dark and Darker's core premise revolves around diving into deadly dungeons filled with monsters, traps, and other players. It does feature multiplayer, both friendly and not-so-friendly. Forming a party with your friends is a great way to increase your odds of survival and escape with your loot.

Is there permadeath in Dark and Darker?

While there is no permadeath in Dark and Darker, you will lose all the loot you collected if you die while diving into a dungeon. Your character will still be available, as well as their starting equipment. You can dive back in with that character as often as you want, but you must find blue portals for extraction if you want to bring your loot back.

Dark and Darker Trailer

While Dark and Darker is not currently released, there is an alpha playtest that you can participate in. You can watch the Alpha Playtest Teaser on the official Dark and Darker YouTube channel.

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Justin Joy
Justin has been diving into fantasy worlds since he can remember. He is a certified nerd who has a deep love of reading, writing, and hiking. He has been writing since his college days, but specifically in gaming for two years. His favorite games are The Legend of Zelda, Pokémon, Hollow Knight, Celeste, and Banjo Kazooie.

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