Darkest Dungeon 2 is coming to Epic Games Store early access in 2021

Darkest Dungeon 2 Knight
Darkest Dungeon 2 Knight (Image credit: Red Hook)

What you need to know

  • Darkest Dungeon 2 was first announced back in 2019.
  • The developers at Red Hook revealed today that it will enter early access on the Epic Games Store in 2021.
  • It'll be available on other PC stores when it releases in full.

Darkest Dungeon is an gothic turn-based game where players must carve through horrors lurking underneath an ancestral estate. Darkest Dungeon 2 was announced in 2019 and now, the developers at Red Hook have shared that Darkest Dungeon 2 is set to release in early access via the Epic Games Store in 2021.

You can check out a new teaser trailer below, showing more of the aesthetic the developers are aiming for.

You can wishlist Darkest Dungeon 2 on the Epic Games Store right now. The Epic Games Store exclusivity is just for the early access period, as the developers have confirmed that Darkest Dungeon 2 will be available on other PC storefronts when it releases in full. Console plans are not being discussed right now, though it's worth mentioning that Darkest Dungeon released on PS4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One.

We'll be sure to share more details when we learn an exact release date or if plans change. Hopefully players won't be waiting too long to delve back into the dark.

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1 Comment
  • Yeah, ok. I'm gonna put it nicely. The first game was fine. Like with Rogue Legacy 2, and many indie game sequels I don't feel they bring a lot of new gameplay to merit buying the game again. Even with Overcooked 2, it's just a better version of the game but with slight improvements. So basically I don't feel a need to buy this same game again. Much less when it's on Epic Store. Gotta make a better game to make me buy it on Epic store.