It seems like just yesterday that Red Hook Studios' Darkest Dungeon was released from Early Access, receiving near-universal critical acclaim and capturing the hearts of gamers worldwide (myself included). Sadly, with the exceptions of minor updates and console ports, the game's content well has run somewhat dry since the title's January launch date. But fear not, as there's news on the future of this spooky RPG just in time for Halloween.
Earlier this morning, Red Hook released a teaser for the first DLC for the dungeon-crawling roguelite, titled Darkest Dungeon: The Crimson Court. While the teaser was short, it still showed off a trio of bloodstained figures dressed like French aristocrats, coupled with a chilling message - “The Blood! I must have the Blood!”. Considering the content of the message and the ghoulish appearance of the characters shown, it's safe to assume this DLC will be focused around vampires, a staple of Gothic horror that was noticeably absent in the base game. It is also worth noting the presence of over-sized mosquitoes in the teaser, although it is all speculation if they will be present as a new enemy type.
Darkest Dungeon: The Crimson Court will be releasing on PC, Mac, PlayStation 4, and PS Vita sometime in Early 2017.