Days Gone First Weekly DLC Challenges Go Live (VIDEO)

Days Gone

Bend Studio has announced the time has finally arrived for Days Gone survivors to take part in the all-new weekly DLC challenges. The latest patch to horror survival studio introduced the new activities in addition to reigning in the issue relating to progression and overall general fixes that were causing players to groan. The developers took to Twitter to announce the release of the latest version of the game and the launch of new weekly challenges:

To kick off the new activity, the devs unleash the player against an endless Horde of Freakers – you know, no big deal! Players will use every tool on their belt and every trick up their sleave to survive as long as possible. The team also stated that every Friday they will launch a new challenge for players to take part in. Earning a medal will reward you with credits that can be used to unlock new characters, custom accents, and rings. Completing one of the challenges will also reward you with a patch that will be visible on Deacon’s jacket in both challenge and story mode.

Check out all of the details on latest Days Gone patch including the first weekly challenges below, via Reddit:

Weekly DLC Challenges

  • “Surrounded” is the first DLC challenge drop! It’s you VS. an endless Horde of Freakers! Survive the Horde as long as possible by utilizing your weapons, traps, and the environment. Increase the time on the timer by taking down Freakers and maximizing your score!

  • Each week on Friday, we will unlock a new challenge for you to master! (Will confirm day/time)

  • Earn a Bronze, Silver, or Gold rank to earn credits to buy new characters, custom accents, and rings

  • Once you complete a challenge, you will earn that challenge’s Patch which will be permanently shown on Deacon’s jacket in both challenge and story mode!

  • Free new custom accent has been added to our story mode, “Farewell Mongrels”

  • New trophies have been added exclusive to the new weekly challenges

Progression Issues

  • Lisa will not get stuck on the house terrain during the mission ”Lots Of Sick People”

  • After finishing the objective in “You Don’t Want to Know”, you should be able to properly loot your bounty

General Fixes

  • Picking up and swapping weapons on the ground has been changed to the “Triangle” button

  • A fix has added to fade away the Stat Upgrade and Trust Level banner from the player’s UI

  • Swarmers and the Horde should now vault through windows properly

  • The Breaker’s AI should function correctly when traps are utilized

  • Leaving flashback missions should now retain your melee weapon and proper ammo count

  • Rendering issue has been resolved with a certain set of NPCs

  • Localization fixes

  • Various bug fixes and miscellaneous crash fixes

What do you think of the latest patch for Days Gone? Which DLC challenge do you plan on knocking out first? Sound off with your thoughts in the comment section below, and don’t forget to check out DFTG on Twitter for gaming and entertainment news live 24/7! If you enjoyed this article, be sure to check out more from Don’t Feed the Gamers:

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Navy Veteran with a penchant for the FPS genre, Chewy has all aspects of the gaming community covered. Don't expect to see him on a console any time soon, however - though he has experience in all platforms, the PC Master Race has a firm hold on him.


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