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Version 1.7, officially The Bad Seed Update, is a major update to Dead Cells that was released on the 7th of February 2020 for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and the Nintendo Switch, on the 10th of February 2020 on PC, and on the 30th of March 2021 for iOS and Android.

This was a compatibility update that allowed The Bad Seed DLC to be installed and played.

Important features[]

  • The new Stream mode is out!
    • Your viewers will soon be able to interact with the game through a Twitch extension rather than the chat. Less spam in your chat, more manageable for everyone!
    • The extension will be available on Twitch in a few days, in the meantime, you can disable the support for it in the Streaming options.

  • Prepare the game for the upcoming The Bad Seed DLC.
  • Play the part of Gordon Freeman with the Crowbar, a fast brutality weapons that crits after breaking a door or a breakable prop, the HEV Outfit and the Half-Life Diet to get your share of medkits! (Update 1.7.3)


  • Enemies in a shop room with you are now able to attack you, but ranged enemies outside the shop can't shoot at you. This will prevent ranged enemies to shoot at you while you shop, while fixing weird behaviors when enemies follow you in a shop. (Update 1.7.2)

Bug fixes[]

  • Fixed random quarter scrolls appearing in difficulties below 3BC.
  • Fixed Catcher damaging traps on every frames.
  • Fixed Telluric Shock making you invincible when used in a pit.
  • Fixed Frostbite damage calculation.
  • Fixed Heart of Ice not working on slowed enemies.
  • Fixed Ice Armor not preventing poison to be applied (Knives Throwers, Scorpios, etc.).


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Gameplay trailer
Animated trailer


  1. Anyone wondering about the 1.7 patch... Twitter - Motion Twin, 2020-02-07
  2. The Bad Seed Official patch notes, 2020-02-10
  3. The Bad Seed DLC will come to Steam Q1 2020 Steam blog post, 2019-12-04
  4. The Bad Seed DLC launches Feb 11th! Steam blog post, 2020-01-29
  5. The Bad Seed DLC is landing in 3 days Steam blog post, 2020-02-08
  6. The Bad Seed DLC is out! Steam blog post, 2020-02-10
  7. You have been waiting for it but good things come to those who wait! Twitter - Playdigious, 2021-03-19