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Turtle BeachSeptember 1, 2022

Dead By Daylight Springtrap Killer: Is FNAF Chapter Coming To DBD?

Is Springtrap Coming To Dead By Daylight? It seems like for the longest time a portion of the fanbase has been asking this question, dreaming of concepts and attempting to wish the chapter into existence. There’s even been a petition (that gained close to 70,000 signatures) to show the devs how much the community wanted a Five Nights at Freddy’s and Dead by Daylight chapter. More recently the question became so frustrating (read: toxic) that the mods on the deadbydaylight subreddit had to actually ban Five Nights at Freddy’s as a topic. Of course, part of the issue stemmed from the comments surrounding politics and the FNAF creator, but frankly, that’s a whole can of worms we don’t want to open right here, so we’ll just focus on the original question. Read on, we’ll do our best to explain everything (and anything) there is to know about a FNAF Chapter in Dead By Daylight.

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What have the developers said about a FNAF Chapter?

From what we can see, almost nothing. From a quick search, it seems the only time FNAF has been mentioned by the Behavior Interactive team was during a Dead by Daylight Developer Stream in 2018. Even then, it’s hardly the most convincing evidence that Springtrap or FNAF would be added.

For context, the devs were asked: “Recently, you talked about licensed movie Killers you would like to see. What are some licensed video game Killers you would like to see?” To which a UI Designer named Sarah replied with support for Five Nights at Freddy’s.

But that’s about it.

Of course, there’s obviously a chance Springtrap could be introduced as part of Dead by Daylight’s 6th Anniversary celebrations, but right now, there’s certainly no evidence to suggest it’s actually happening.

Springtrap’s latest incarnation ‘Burntrap’ is featured in the 2021 game ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach’

Dead By Daylight Springtrap Teasers and Leaks

Or, rather, the complete lack thereof.

Although the developers and creatives behind Dead By Daylight have often teased fans plenty with potential licensed killers, such as Candyman, the amount of teasers for Springtrap are almost non-existent from what we can tell.

Most, if any, seem to rely on mental gymnastics to explain how even the smallest image/word/blury shape must of course be the latest clue.

More recently some fans were convinced that a DBD teaser was pointing towards FNAF, because of the ’87’ but this merely turned out to be for Hellraiser. So, even today, we’ve not really had any clues or teasers which we could accurately suggest Springtrap or FNAF is in the works.

Dead By Daylight Springtrap Concept

Since you’ve read all this way the least we can do is show you a pretty decent concept of how Springtrap from Five Nights At Freddy’s could look if it was included in Dead By Daylight.

The below video shows a (very good) fan-made concept created by Rarithlynx, an indie game developer and content creator on Youtube.


That’s everything you need to know about Springtrap in Dead By Daylight. However, if you’re looking for more DBD guides then follow the links below for more helpful tips, tricks and explainers.

Dead By Daylight Killers Tier List | Dead By Daylight Survivors Tier List | Dead By Daylight Codes Shrine of Secrets Perks This Week | Best Dead By Daylight Survivor Perks | Dead By Daylight Rank Reset | How To Get Bloodpoints Fast | How To Get Bloody Clothes | DBD Split-Screen | Are Bots Coming To DBD | DBD Tome 11 | DBD Chapter 24 | DBD Chapter 25 | DBD Chapter 26 | DBD 6th Anniversary |

Killer Build Guides – The Artist | The Blight | The Cannibal | The Cenobite | The Clown | The Deathslinger | The Demogorgon | The Doctor | The Dredge | The Executioner | The Ghost Face | The Hag | The Hillbilly | The Huntress | The Legion | The Nemesis | The Nightmare | The Nurse | The Oni | The Onryō | The Pig | The Plague | The Shape | The Spirit | The Trapper | The Trickster | The Twins | The Wraith |

 

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