When is the next Dreamlight Valley update release date?

With the next Dreamlight Valley update always around the corner, and new Disney and Pixar faces joining the valley every couple of months, here’s who’s next.

Ac lose up of Jack Skellington, star of the next Dreamlight Valley update, on a backdrop of the valley at night.

What is the next Dreamlight Valley update? Each new update to the valley adds new characters, features, and quests to the life sim, and we already know there’s a lot of room for new faces to be added. Fans on social media have previously requested the likes of Cinderella, Belle, and Stitch – and two out of three ain’t bad, so we know Gameloft are listening.

Disney Dreamlight Valley leaves early access soon with heaps of amazing content already available. Its vibrant community, speedy bug fixes, and regular content updates have already cemented Dreamlight Valley as one of the best life games around. Following an incredible seven large content updates since the game launched just a year ago, the next is set to arrive alongside the full 1.0 release and new Rift in Time DLC. Here’s what we know is coming with the next Dreamlight Valley update release date.

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Next Dreamlight Valley update

The next Dreamlight Valley update release date is December 5, 2023, the same day as the full launch of the game and the first of three Rift in Time DLC expansions.

With information from the Dreamlight Valley Showcase about and the roadmap below, we know that the legendary Jack Skellington joins the roster of Dreamlight Valley characters with the next update. Finally, Dreamlight Valley multiplayer also arrives, and you can invite your friends to check out you valley – best get decorating!

A Winter Star Path comes with the next update as well, including that classic cloak outfit for Belle. We only hope we get one of those for our character too. Other decorations are also available to make your valley a true Winter wonderland.

The Dreamlight Valley update roadmap for 2024, including free content and paid expansion.


Dreamlight Valley update schedule

Update 7 pretty much reverted back to the standard two-monthly schedule that Gameloft has stuck to so far, following the DreamSnaps outlier. The December update keeps this trend going, with the following update expected to launch in February.

All Dreamlight Valley updates so far:

  • September 13, 2023: Enchanted Adventure update opens the Beauty and the Beast realm.
  • July 19, 2023: In the DreamSnaps update, take your best trackside photos as Vanellope Von Schweetz races into the valley and a new photo contest is released.
  • June 6, 2023: Update 5, The Remembering, reveals the Fairy Godmother as the resident of the pumpkin house, and adds a massive new story line in which you come face to face with The Forgetting themselves.
  • April 5, 2023: Update 4, Pride of the Valley, adds a The Lion King realm, in which a story unravels starring Simba and Nala – and a lot of Hyenas. There’s also a new surprise when you increase your friendship with Buzz.
  • February 16, 2023: A Festival of Friendship reunites Olaf with Elsa, and introduces us to Mirabel Madrigal and the Mini-Casita.
  • December 6, 2023: Update 2, Missions in Uncharted Space lets you unlock Stitch in Dreamlight Valley, and Toy Story characters Buzz and Woody.
  • October 19, 2023: Scar’s Kingdom adds Dreamlight Valley Scar quests to the Disney game, revealing the new Mines, and new resources.

That’s everything we know about what might be coming in the next Dreamlight Valley update and its release date, but that doesn’t mean there’s not plenty to keep you busy right now. Ensure you’re not missing out on the latest Dreamlight Valley codes, and level up all the Dreamlight Valley characters already in the life game by giving them their favorite gifts, including some Dreamlight Valley recipes, and make sure you’re ready to go when the new arrivals get here.