Doctor Who version of BBC’s Nightfall game available for a limited time

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Young gamers can now transport themselves inside the world of Doctor Who in the BBC’s online multiplayer game Nightfall.

Until Tuesday 29 September, REM Zone 2 of Nightfall is transformed into a Doctor Who dreamworld. Nightfallers must work together to keep the Doctor’s infamous villains – the Daleks – at bay.

The free-to-play game gives players the chance to claim new outfits and style their Nightfaller as Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor, or as one of the Doctor’s long-standing enemies, the Cybermen. Once they’ve unlocked the outfits, they’ll be able to keep them forever.

In Nightfall, players control a version of themselves that exists in their dreams – a Nightfaller. Their purpose: to work with other Nightfallers and defend the Dream from Nightmares, made up of worries from the waking world.

The Doctor Who takeover of REM Zone 2 is one of five REM zones available within the game, hosting up to 20 players across them at a time. Nightfall is being continuously updated and this time-limited feature is the latest in a series of collaborations with BBC brands, with more coming soon.

Nightfall can be downloaded now for iOS, Android and Amazon devices, or played online in the UK.