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Giant ‘Dead Cells’ Update Brings Custom Game Mode to Consoles

February 14, 2019 / STEFANIE FOGEL

Console-owning fans of Motion Twin’s critically-acclaimed roguelike metroidvania “Dead Cells” are finally getting a massive update that adds a new game mode, balance changes, and more. The patch is available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. The PC version already received it late last year. It includes a number of additions based on player suggestions. The most notable new feature is a custom game mode that lets players modify runs the way they want by unlocking/relocking items, making special gameplay adjustments, and more.The update also removes the game’s mob auto-scaling mechanic. All levels now have a fixed difficulty that affects gameplay depending on which mode the player is on. Things are easier when in 0-cell mode, for example, while players in 3- and 4-cell mode will have to be properly equipped before tackling late levels. Motion Twin is also introducing some re-balancing changes. The player’s hit points now scale different ...