Darkest Dungeon 2 official artwork and logo for the indie roguelike

In order to help spice things up and improve replayability, the Darkest Dungeon 2 team has now released a small content update. You can expect to see two new mini-bosses, six new champion-tier enemies, a bunch of tweaks to the Torch and Infernal Flames system, and most importantly of all, full gamepad and Steam Deck support!

I won't spoil what exactly the new enemies are like, but what I will say is that one of the mini-bosses is a fan-favorite from the original game while the other is a brand new creation made through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Furthermore, all of them, and this includes the Champion enemies, can appear in any region. As such, chances are good you'll be able to see at least a couple during your next run!

The general torch system has also been slightly tweaked. The buffs and debuffs are more or less the same as before, but they're now spread across five tiers instead of seven. Similarly, the difficulty-increasing Infernal Flames have been tweaked to offer slightly different modifiers based on light level, all in an effort to "provide additional flavor, identity, and strategy for players wanting more challenge."

As for the future, the Darkest Dungeon 2 team is working on adding hero origin skins, mod support and a variety of general improvements. For example, they're looking to fix up or change the areas and systems that have received the most lukewarm or negative response, be this due to balance or design issues.

You can read a little bit more about these plans, as well as check out the full patch notes for the latest update, over at the official website. Enjoy!