Dead Cells Castlevania DLC

The Dead Cells Castlevania DLC whips up a storm on Nintendo Switch, as developer Motion Twin brings the Belmonts and much more to the addictive roguelike.

Dead Cells Castlevania: a screenshot shows the action roguelike Dead Cells, but also includes iconography from the Castlevania series

Developer Motion Twin’s roguelike action title Dead Cells is a fast-paced, challenging, and incredibly addictive Nintendo Switch and mobile game. It also takes influence from Castlevania, with castles, weapons, and vibes pulled straight from Konami’s iconic series. Well, the Dead Cells Castlevania officially brings together these two elements in a thrilling celebration of the vampire-slaying series. Find out all about it in this full guide.

Before we turn into a bat and fly down into the dungeons of this article, be sure to read some of our other content to find great new games to play on your favorite handheld device. Check out our guides covering the best games like Dark Souls on Nintendo Switch, games like Monster Hunter, games like Hollow Knight, games like Hades, games like The Witcher 3, and the best roguelike games on Switch and mobile.

Let’s dive into our Dead Cells Castlevania guide.

Dead Cells Castlevania: a screenshot shows the action roguelike Dead Cells, but also includes iconography from the Castlevania series

What is the Dead Cells Castlevania DLC? 

Dead Cells: Return to Castlevania is an expansive DLC, as developer Motion Twin works alongside Konami to add elements, characters, music, and more from the iconic series to Dead Cells.

What does the Castlevania DLC include? 

The Dead Cells: Return to Castlevania DLC adds a huge amount of content from Konami’s title to the roguelike, including the following:

  • 14 Castlevania weapons
  • Dracula’s Castle as a playable level
  • 51 classic Castlevania tracks
  • 12 new Castlevania remixes
  • A new storyline featuring Richter Belmont and Alucard
  • Three new boss fights
  • 20 outfits based on characters from the Castlevania series

Dead Cells Castlevania: a screenshot shows the action roguelike Dead Cells, but also includes iconography from the Castlevania series

When is the Castlevania DLC release date? 

Dead Cells: Return to Castlevania released on March 6, 2023, for Nintendo Switch, Steam, and consoles.

Do I need to own Dead Cells to buy the Castlevania DLC? 

Yes, you must own the Dead Cells base game to purchase the Dead Cells: Return to Castlevania DLC. However, Dead Cells and the DLC are available to purchase together in a bundle.

Dead Cells Castlevania: a screenshot shows the action roguelike Dead Cells, but also includes iconography from the Castlevania series

Is the Castlevania DLC on mobile? 

Currently, there’s no confirmation on the Dead Cells: Return to Castlevania DLC for the mobile or Apple Arcade versions of Dead Cells. However, developer Motion Twin added previous DLC packs to mobile versions of the game, so we expect the Dead Cells Castlevania DLC to make its way over in the future.

That’s all we have for the Dead Cells Castlevania DLC today folks, but for even more great games to play on your Nintendo Switch, be sure to check out our guides covering the best Switch Metroidvanias and the best Switch adventure games next.