Dead by Daylight X Resident Evil is a collaboration between Dead by Daylight and the Resident Evil series. It was first announced on April 14, 2021, the collaboration released on June 15, 2021. The collaboration features Leon Scott Kennedy, Jill Valentine and the Nemesis-T Type as playable characters while also featuring Chris Redfield and Claire Redfield as cosmetic skins for the respective survivors, while also featuring the Raccoon City Police Station as a playable map.
References to the Resident Evil series
Outside of the aforementioned characters and map, the collaboration features numerous references to the Resident Evil series through Nemesis' add-ons, and flavour text in the perks for the characters.
- The Nemesis' power is a call-back to how the Tyrant infected Jill in Resident Evil 3: Nemesis.
- Chris Redfield, Claire Redfield, Robert Kendo, Marvin Branagh, Brian Irons, Matt Gorkis, Carlos Oliveira, and Mikhail Victor are referenced through flavour text via perks or add-ons for the Nemesis.
- The Licker, Plant 43, and the T-002 series of Tyrant are referenced via add-ons for the Nemesis.
- The popular Jill Sandwich meme is a usable add-on for the Nemesis.