Dead by Daylight
EA FC24 Guides
News > Horror > Dead by Daylight

Dead By Daylight Tried To Disable Wesker, But Couldn't Pull The Kill Switch

Dead by Daylight's Albert Wesker was kill-switched, but players can still access the Resident Evil character.
Dead By Daylight Tried To Disable Wesker, But Couldn't Pull The Kill Switch

Players were facing some bugs with The Mastermind, also known as Resident Evil's Albert Wesker, so Dead by Daylight's developers moved to pull the kill switch on the iconic character on 13th June according to a post on their Twitter and in-game news announcement. It seems that The Mastermind's Virulent Bounds are fast enough for him to dodge his temporary removal from the game, though, as developers have been unable to pull the kill switch on Wesker since yesterday's announcement.

Following the initial announcement, the team commented, "FYI due to service degradation at our server provider, the kill switch process is currently unavailable. We estimate that it will be up and running tomorrow and will provide an update when it's working properly."

Finally, on 14 June 2023, the kill switch finally went into effect as of 2:30 PM... or so it seemed.

"The Mastermind will remain disabled until the issue is resolved," the Dead by Daylight team said on their official Twitter account. They did not give more specific information about when the issue would be resolved or when Wesker would be re-enabled, leaving fans with lots of questions.

Still, though, even after Behaviour claimed they pulled the kill switch, some players found that they could still play Wesker on 14th June, suggesting that the feature might not actually be functioning as intended.

For now, players can't play The Mastermind in Dead by Daylight thanks to the bugs and glitched with the character that led to Behaviour pulling the kill switch, though some players are still mysteriously able to access him. As with any kill-switched character or feature, though, he'll be back in the game soon - as soon as Behaviour is able to patch up those pesky bugs.

If you're wondering when he'll be back, we're guessing it'll take a little longer than "7 minutes."


For more Dead by Daylight news be sure to check out our dedicated section, or some of our Guides & Tutorials, just below:

MAJOR UPDATES - Next Season Start TimeRank Reset Schedule | Patch Notes | Prime Gaming Rewards | Year 8 Roadmap | DBD Anniversary

GAME GUIDES - Dead By Daylight Codes | Shrine of Secrets This Week | How To Get Bloodpoints Fast | How To Get Bloody Clothes | Cross-Progression Explained | How To Track Stats

TIER LISTS - Dead By Daylight Killers Tier List | Best Survivor Builds Ranked | Best Survivor Perks RankedBest Killer Perks Ranked

BEST KILLER BUILDS – 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 MastermindThe Nemesis | The Nightmare | The Nurse | The Oni | The Onryō | The Pig | The Plague | The Shape | The Skull Merchant | The Spirit | The Trapper | The Trickster | The Twins | The Wraith