Parents' Guide to

Dead by Daylight Mobile

By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Bloody multiplayer horror game about murderers and victims.

Dead by Daylight Mobile app icon: A masked murderer stares at the viewer

A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this app.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 8+

This Game is not for 18+.

Hello I’m Jhon And i want to put a review on this game. I’ve played it myself before and i’ve let my kids play it. First of all it doesn’t have any bad language and the whole time you just fix generator and try to escape through the exit. There is no blood in setting in the game there is a feature to turn it off which i prefer! thank you for your time.

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Easy to play/use
1 person found this helpful.
age 11+

Best of its genre

Too be honest, most reviews say something along the lines of, "It's too violent its only for adults" When it is legit a horror game. There's a option to turn of blood as well as there being very little gore. This was the best horror game I played as a teenager and I feel its appropriate for pre-teens.

This title has:

Easy to play/use

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5):
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Updates after the launch of this multiplayer game have polished and grown it into a better tuned (and much better looking) horror adventure, but it's still not perfect. Based on a game made for consoles and PC, Dead by Daylight Mobile is often intense, but falls short of true terror. It's more concerned with grisly competitive action than sending an authentic chill up your spine. It also suffers some matchmaking issues, which can see players waiting a very long time games to begin. The touch interface works well enough, but falls short of the precise control achieved with a traditional gamepad or keyboard and mouse. Players may also find themselves frustrated by the dark lighting, which can make playing with a dimmed screen or in daylight challenging.

You can download and play for free, leveling up and equipping unlockable items and perks with earned currency. There's a good sense of character progression without spending any real-world money, but there are plenty of in-game prompts encouraging players to bring out their wallet to get stuff faster. The asymmetrical play is nicely balanced (assuming you're playing with people who are roughly the same skill level). Killers may be overpowered compared to their prey, but the victims are wily and quick, and taking them all down takes skill and strategy. Dead by Dawn Mobile has grown into a substantially improved multiplayer horror game since its initial launch in 2020, but there's still room for improvement.

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