Dr Disrespect unveils the first Midnight Society game this week
Dr Disrespect is finally set to lift the lid on the first title from its new game studio, Midnight Society, with a YouTube stream this Tuesday revolving around “Day Zero” of its long-teased futuristic battle royale.
The fast approaching #DayZero stream is set to begin at 10:00 a.m. PST on Tuesday, March 15. Dr Disrespect called the big reveal an “arena takeover”.
The double Twitter account of his studio, midnight society, both tweeted about the reveal in the build-up. The game’s main account is sharing countdowns from yesterday, as well as links to a Discord lobby and basic code strings linked to the upcoming title.
Fans can watch the livestream here when it’s live.
Little is known about the upcoming Midnight Society game beyond its genre and early clues. Dr Disrespect fans have been busy gathering clues via a long-running ARG hosted on Discord, however, uncovering references to ‘Claws’, ‘Variants’, high-stakes gunfights, futuristic tech And much more.
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The ARG repeatedly mentions several weapons like the G36c, V7 sniper rifle, Tax-X submachine gun, 6-IR grenade launcher, Marksman K19 rifle, X-1 assault rifle and all sorts ammunition and equipment.
Specific bullet types and “assured” firearms feature prominently in a text-based narrative adventure that players can participate in through the game’s Discord channels. These few elements hint at some of Doc’s favorite games, including Escape from Tarkov and war zoneserved as starting points for the new title.
This Dot Esports writer played Zork-style adventure, which ends in a shootout against Dr Disrespect himself, all in short written paragraphs and options.
The Doc has already confirmed several major features of his upcoming battle royale title. According to the streamer, the game will be a “competitive, focused PVP shooter” built in Unreal Engine 5. Beyond that, details have been kept relatively under wraps by the former Call of Duty map designer.
Several teasers have appeared on the star’s YouTube feeds recently. They include futuristic maps. Dr Disrespect said he wanted to do “a vertical battle royale”.
One of Dr Disrespect’s big promises for its first game is player involvement from the earliest stages of development. The Midnight Society website states, “We are flipping the tables on the traditional development model and embracing the Day Zero community. No more “I hope this game is good.” Be there when your voice can really have an impact because we want to hear it. Really.”
Expect to hear more about Midnight Society’s upcoming battle royale in Tuesday’s mystery stream. Eager fans can join the Discord via an invite here.