The following is a list of the Game Modes featured in Dead by Daylight :
Current Modes[edit | edit source]
- formerly known as Be A Survivor
Join a ranked Lobby as a Survivor , the other 3 Survivors and the Killer are random.
- formerly known as Be A Killer
Create a ranked Lobby as a Killer , the 4 Survivors will join the Lobby at random.
- abbreviated as SWF
Create a Party with up to 3 other befriended Survivors and join a random Killer Lobby in a ranked game. Since Patch 3.2.0, it has merged with Play As Survivor.
- abbreviated as KYF
Create a Party with up to 6 other befriended Players (1 Killer, 4 Survivors, 2 Spectators) and play an unranked game as friends, with special customisation options regarding Unlockables and Map Selection.
Unused Mode[edit | edit source]
Join or create a ranked lobby as the Survivor or Killer, whichever is faster. The other 4 Players are random. This mode was removed from the Game since it was barely used by any Players.