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Deadrop Release Date News, Gameplay Updates & Predictions for 2024 & 2025

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DeadDrop is speculated to be released in quarter 3 of 2024, with potential for a console release and free-to-play model, aiming to reach more players and offer incentives.

  • Dr. Disrespect mentioned the potential 2024 release date for Deaddrop, clarifying it's not official and could be in the second or third quarter of the year.
    • Dr. Disrespect discussed the potential release date of in 2024 on his stream, emphasizing that his comments were not an official statement from Midnight Society.
    • The release date for Deadrop is not definitive, but it may be in the second or third quarter of next year.
  • The studio is discussing the release of DeadDrop and changes in the video game industry, with speculation about the future of Midnight Society, and Dr. Disrespect discussed recent comments made by Robert Bowling about the continued community involvement in Deadrop.
    • The studio is discussing the release of Deadrop and the changes in the video game industry, with speculation about the future of Midnight Society.
    • Dr. Disrespect discussed recent comments made by Robert Bowling about the continued community involvement in Deadrop, with more details to come in a separate video.
  • Deadrop set to release in 2024, evolving concept of video game release due to Early Access impact, version 95 coming to Xbox soon with 1.0 release, smartest release date discussed.
    • The game Deadrop is set to be released in 2024, with the concept of video game release evolving due to the impact of Early Access on the gaming industry.
    • Deadrop is at version 95 and the game is coming to Xbox soon with the 1.0 release, but the release date is unknown, and Mayor Reynolds discusses the smartest release for Deadrop.
  • Midnight Society should aim for a Q3 2024 release date to avoid holiday season competition, as Dr. Disrespect discusses challenges with open development for Deadrop, which lacks polished features but has core modes in place.
    • Midnight Society should aim for a release date in quarter 3 of 2024 to avoid competition with major games in the holiday season.
    • Dr. Disrespect discusses the potential release date for Deadrop and the challenges faced with open development.
    • The open development process of Deadrop does not allow for the polished games with battle passes and skins that gamers expect, but the core mode, ugc, and midnight ride are in place for the game.
  • The game needs to be refined and polished, and Midnight Society needs to focus on engaging more players and making money.
  • Deadrop's release date is speculated to be in quarter 3 2024, with potential for a console release and free-to-play model, aiming to reach more players and offer incentives.
    • Mayor Reynolds speculates that it is unlikely for the game to launch with all seven sectors by 2024, and suggests launching with three sectors and refining gameplay and adding incentives.
    • Deadrop is expected to have better controller support and visuals in quarter 3 2024, with the possibility of a console release, potentially bringing in new players from both PC and console platforms.
    • Deadrop will be free-to-play with a low entry barrier, reaching more players and offering incentives and seasonal narrative elements.
  • Founders will have a role in deciding which finished sectors to release next and the Proving Grounds will still be accessible for testing.
  • Midnight Society plans to release Deadrop in quarter 3 of 2024, with new content and features to be added over time.
    • The release of Deadrop would open up new revenue streams for Midnight Society and allow them to expand the team and invest in the game, with plans to deepen the loot pool and launch a top tier experience.
    • The release of Deadrop will include new portions of the tower and storyline tied to accessing new sectors, rather than launching the game with all seven finished sectors at once.
    • Content needs to be added to the game over time, with potential expansion of sectors and new features, leading to speculation about the release of Deadrop in quarter 3 of 2024.
    • The release date for Deadrop is likely to be sooner rather than later, as it makes sense to launch the game in open access and free to play, and then build on the base over time.
    • Dr. Disrespect suggests polishing and launching Deadrop in quarter 3 of 2024, followed by periodic releases of additional sectors.
    • The release date for Deadrop is coming soon, with lots of exciting updates and features to look forward to.

Updates from Midnight Society Studio Head

Midnight Society Studio is fully funded and focusing on developing the game Deadrop, with a shift away from marketing and a focus on the main mode vertical extraction shooter, leading to layoffs and questions about user-generated content in the future.

  • Deadrop's future includes Snapshot 8, a roadmap for 2024, player-created modes, and community testing of specific features.
    • Midnight Society Studio Head discussed the future of Deadrop, focusing on the cadence of content releases and testing for the game.
    • Snapshot 8 is coming soon, with a roadmap for Deadrop development in early 2024 and details on what to expect next.
    • The upcoming patch for Deadrop will include leis scripting for dcms, allowing players to create and publish their own modes and experiences, with Midnight Society featuring new dcms in the rotation, and more updates to come in the future.
    • Deadrop is entering a new phase of development with individual builds being released for community testing of specific features.
  • The studio is testing new features like squads and increased car HP, gathering feedback, and considering putting test builds under NDA, while emphasizing transparency and communication with the community.
    • The studio plans to test new features like squads and increased car HP through multiple builds, gather feedback, and incorporate the tested features into the next major update.
    • Rob mentioned that the name of snapshot 8 is uncertain and the idea of putting test builds under NDA is being discussed.
    • The speaker wants to discuss two questions and give feedback on an idea.
    • The speaker discusses the complexity of NDAs in game testing and the importance of transparency and communication with the community.
  • Midnight Society plans to test new features and release a bug-free, polished version of Deadrop in the second half of 2024, with a focus on gameplay, loot, and narrative missions.
    • The speaker discusses the potential impact of testing new features on the Deadrop game and the potential for misrepresentation by content creators.
    • Players' reactions to game features are valuable for developers, who may test numerous ideas before finalizing policies, potentially leading to the use of non-disclosure agreements.
    • Testing new features, especially those with a major impact on the player base, is important, and the need to test is even more crucial for things like the marketplace and monetization.
    • Rob confirmed that there is no release date for snapshot 8, but Midnight Society plans to release something representing Deadrop's full vision to the wider gaming audience in the second half of 2024.
    • The goal of Midnight Society is to release a bug-free, fully polished, and representative video game with controller support on PC, Xbox, and PlayStation platforms.
    • Deadrop is being fully developed with bug-free gameplay, deeper loot pool, and narrative missions, with a focus on building and polishing the game in 2024, while access passes will remain open but new player acquisition is not a priority.
  • Midnight Society Studio is fully funded and focusing on developing the game Deadrop, with a shift away from marketing and a focus on the main mode vertical extraction shooter, leading to layoffs and questions about user-generated content in the future.
    • Midnight Society Studio is fully funded and in a good place, with new hires and no concerns about funding up to the game's release, despite the tough decision to lay off the marketing team.
    • The studio is focusing on developing the game rather than building the audience, and has decided to allocate resources to the main mode vertical extraction shooter, leading to the difficult decision to part ways with some team members for the overall health of the studio and product.
    • The team is still adding new people to new roles, with more job openings expected in the future.
    • Marketing is not a priority for DEADROP, but it will come back in the future, and the marketing budget for games may be bigger than the game budget itself.
    • Call of Duty is a big gaming franchise that has focused on marketing over game development, and there are questions about user-generated content in the roadmap.
  • DEADROP 2024: Snapshot 7.5 in January, Lis scripting and custom weapons/skins; Map Creator likely in 2025; Asset creation tool and console versions in progress, with slower PlayStation development.
    • Snapshot 7.5 will be released in January, opening doors for Lis scripting, with the ability to create custom weapons and skins coming in 2024.
    • The map Creator for DEADROP will likely be the last thing the studio creates due to its complexity and technical challenges, with a potential release in 2025.
    • The asset creation tool for skins and weapons is expected to come in 2024, with progress being made on console versions for Xbox and negotiations with Sony.
    • PlayStation development is slower, frustrating for the studio, and they are working on getting the game tested on Console.
  • A new studio is working on releasing their game on Xbox and PlayStation, with potential partnerships with Game Pass and PlayStation Plus, while also focusing on leveraging technology for the community and implementing penalties for violations.
    • A new studio is making progress on releasing their game on Xbox and PlayStation, and there is speculation about potential partnerships with Game Pass and PlayStation Plus.
    • The potential impact of Game Pass and PlayStation Plus on bringing in more players and boosting sales for new games and studios is discussed.
    • The future of Dead Drop in the web 3 space involves leveraging technology to create a better environment for the community and ensuring digital ownership rights for players.
    • Rob discussed the new policy being crafted by Midnight Society regarding community conduct and outlined the penalties for violations, emphasizing that while trash-talking is allowed, discrimination, harassment, and cheating are not tolerated.
    • Penalties for cheating are being made public, which is a positive step for the company, and there is a focus on cheat detection.
  • Midnight Society is focusing on cheat detection and PVE aspects in Dead Drop, with new objectives, characters, vendors, and a holiday event in 2023, delayed future seasons until the free-to-play launch, and big plans for 2024 including testing, feedback collection, new features, and a console release.
    • Midnight Society is focused on building out cheat detection and PVE aspects in Dead Drop, with a focus on player choices and interactions.
    • The game is getting new objectives, characters, vendors, and a holiday event in 2023, with the team focused on development and no in-person events planned.
    • Future seasons of the game will be delayed until the free-to-play launch, with a focus on earning items through gameplay rather than exclusively purchasing them.
    • 2024 will be a big year for Dead Drop with testing, feedback collection, new features, and a free-to-play launch planned, along with a console release and other exciting developments.
  • Stay tuned for updates on Dead Drop and Midnight Society, and check out the Viper UGC Channel.
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