We have been made aware of two new exploits that could potentially be abused to ruin the enjoyment of others. While our team investigates and fixes these issues, we will be banning players who abuse the following (in accordance of our game rules, which can be found here: https://forum.deadbydaylight.com/en/discussion/19450/):
- 2+ killers in a match exploit: Abusing bugs to join a public match a second killer
- Legion mend time exploit: Abusing a bug with Filthy Blade and Nasty Blade add-ons to greatly extend mending time

If you witness a player abusing the Legion mend time exploit, please be sure to report them through the in-game report system. There is no need to report the 2+ killers in a match exploit. We have access to data that will allow us to find the players abusing the exploit.

Please read DEVS!!! All survivors join the game at the same time

PugNotDrugs1620PugNotDrugs1620 Member Posts: 3
I don’t have all day to be on my ps4 all day. When it takes a half hour to find a game for the killer to just disconnect because they saw four people join in at once (survive with friends) it makes me not want to waste my time. I’d rather just play another game like Fortnight or RSS because I can find a game instantly and actually enjoy the content. Please make it so all survivers join lobby’s at the same time or a similar idea so killers don’t disconnect because they don’t want to play with SWF even though the game is 100% a team based high level of team communication type game. It doesn’t even make sense that there isn’t even game chat. 

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  • cipherbay_cipherbay_ Member Posts: 8
    I don’t have all day to be on my ps4 all day. When it takes a half hour to find a game for the killer to just disconnect because they saw four people join in at once (survive with friends) it makes me not want to waste my time. I’d rather just play another game like Fortnight or RSS because I can find a game instantly and actually enjoy the content. Please make it so all survivers join lobby’s at the same time or a similar idea so killers don’t disconnect because they don’t want to play with SWF even though the game is 100% a team based high level of team communication type game. It doesn’t even make sense that there isn’t even game chat. 
    I hate to break it to you, but this game isn't supposed to have high levels of communication precicely because there is no voice chat.

    The game isn't supposed to be 100 percent team based either because, and I quote:
    Mathieu: It is an asymmetrical multiplayer game where you can live in the world of these 70s and 80s horror movies. It’s anti-social multiplayer where survivors have to collaborate and cooperate up to a certain point. The old saying is that you don’t need to be fast than the killer, you just need to be faster than your friends. Whereas the people playing as the killer, they just need to straight up murder everyone.   
    Read more at https://www.mmorpg.com/dead-by-daylight/interviews/dead-by-daylight-twitchcon-2018-interview-1000013188#UzwYk07CIoauIgAu.99

    That said, killers dodge because the game isn't balanced for how you think the game should be played.

    There's a good chance that if all 4 survivors popped in at the same time, you might just get dodged more.
    Toolbox? Dodge.
    Med kit? Dodge.
    Laurie? Dodge.
    Squadettes? Dodge.
    All the "dumb" reasons people say killers dodge for will be closer to the new standard because there are less clues.

    Killers getting slammed with random difficulty spikes will leave in droves, most likely. 
    With some indication of if the opposition is SWF, they can at least prepare for the difficulty spike.

    You're so busy trying to stop dodging, you probably haven't considered why they dodge.
    Could not have said it better myself. I get that survivors want to play survive with friends and you go in with the intention of winning easily, but survivor mains fail to understand that killers dodge because they know the game will be highly survivor sided. Especially when you see a Quadette team all wearing brown shirts with flashlights. Its simply not fun for the killer. Like you said, having a heads up if a team is SWF is all a killer has.
  • Mr_MyersMr_Myers Member Posts: 391

    They said when dedicated servers come all will join at the same time no matter what

  • yobudddyobuddd Member Posts: 171

    Here’s a thought. How about letting the killers toggle yes or no if they want to allow SWF groups to join their room? Problem solved. Low level killers get solos. High level killers can choose to play against the higher difficulty of a coordinated team.

    Yes, I know, most killers will just keep the toggle “off” all the time, but maybe SWFs will learn to behave a little better if they want more rooms to open up for them. 4 survivors out in the open, spinning in circles while hyper teabagging wastes the killer’s time just as much as screening lobbies wastes the survivor’s time. The solo survivors are the innocent victims of all this. A toggle switch would significantly reduce toxicity I think.

  • yobudddyobuddd Member Posts: 171

    @yobuddd said:
    Here’s a thought. How about letting the killers toggle yes or no if they want to allow SWF groups to join their room? Problem solved. Low level killers get solos. High level killers can choose to play against the higher difficulty of a coordinated team.

    Yes, I know, most killers will just keep the toggle “off” all the time, but maybe SWFs will learn to behave a little better if they want more rooms to open up for them. 4 survivors out in the open, spinning in circles while hyper teabagging wastes the killer’s time just as much as screening lobbies wastes the survivor’s time. The solo survivors are the innocent victims of all this. A toggle switch would significantly reduce toxicity I think.

    How about a significant bloodpoint bonus for a killer toggling on and playing against swf?

  • MasterMaster Member Posts: 10,208

    @PugNotDrugs1620 said:
    I don’t have all day to be on my ps4 all day. When it takes a half hour to find a game for the killer to just disconnect because they saw four people join in at once (survive with friends) it makes me not want to waste my time. I’d rather just play another game like Fortnight or RSS because I can find a game instantly and actually enjoy the content. Please make it so all survivers join lobby’s at the same time or a similar idea so killers don’t disconnect because they don’t want to play with SWF even though the game is 100% a team based high level of team communication type game. It doesn’t even make sense that there isn’t even game chat. 

    How about playing killer yourself?

    Oh wait, then you would have to face that unbalanced SWF, mhm yeah thats not an option.

    Maybe go back to fortnite :wink:

  • PugNotDrugs1620PugNotDrugs1620 Member Posts: 3
    It’s sad to see how some of these people comment. This game is obviously broken since it has such a large fan base and is completely dead. No one plays this game. It’s obvious since it can take up to an hour just to find a game. These kids are commenting saying oh if you don’t like que times play killer. I play survivor for a reason idiots. I like to communicate and talk to people. Then say this game isn’t meant to have communication but those who say that are just ignorant. The amount of team communication in Dead by Daylight is astonishing, otherwise it’s just a bunch of idiots running around like chickens with their head cut off. It’s very sad to see this type of influence on the games website. You should be ashamed.
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