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Days Gone guide - a walkthrough to everything you need to survive

Days Gone guide

This Days Gone guide will give you a walkthrough to the entire game. There's a large post-apocalyptic open world to survive and you'll need all the help you can get to deal with all the huge Freakers hordes and exploration at hand. Upgrading Deacon's stats and improving his motorbike can make life a lot easier, but in order to do all that you need to know what resources to look for and how best to use every scrap at your disposal. As well as basic tips to help you get ahead, our Days Gone guide also explains where to find all the hordes, and how to kill them, outlines all the collectibles locations, and even reveals how to get the secret weapon and ending.

Days Gone review

Days Gone review

If you're not sure whether to pick up this survival horror adventure, have a read of our Days Gone review: "A scrappy but satisfying adventure". Despite a messy opening there's a good game if you can push through the average opening and get to the more structured meat of the mid and late game. 

Days Gone tips

Days Gone tips

Our Days Gone tips covers all the basics for the game, like where to find gas for your bike, what skills to use, and so on. It's a good base level of knowledge to get you off to a flying start with simple pointers to help with stealth, weapons maintenance, upgrades, and a range of rookie errors you want to avoid.

Days Gone map

Days Gone map

The Days Gone map is huge and unlocks slowly over the course of the game's story. If you want to get an idea of the scale, when you can reach certain areas, or anything of a geographical nature then this guide will show you all this world has to offer.

Days Gone NERO Injector locations

Days Gone NERO Injector locations

Finding all the Days Gone NERO Injector locations is vital if you want to max out Deacon's health, stamina, and focus. Some are easy to find at the various NERO Checkpoints around the world, while the ones you'll find at Research Stations can require a little more effort and a bike jump or two. Wherever they are and however you reach them, we've got it covered.

Days Gone IPCA Tech

Days Gone IPCA Tech

Chances are you'll pick up a few pieces of Days Gone IPCA Tech as you play, but have no idea what to do with it. If you want to know what it's for and how to use it then this guide will make everything clear.

Days Gone Ambush Camp locations

Days Gone Ambush Camp locations

There's plenty of human enemies to worry about and you can seek them out - and unlock crafting recipes - with our guide to all of the Days Gone Ambush Camp locations.

Days Gone Horde locations

Days Gone Horde locations

If you're actively looking for trouble and want to fight hundreds of Freakers, then you'll need some Days Gone Horde locations. We've mapped out where to find them all so you can track them down and try your chances.

How to take down a Horde in Days Gone

How to take down a Horde in Days Gone

So you've gone looking for a Freaker horde and had your ass handed to you? We've got some useful tips on how to take down a Horde in Days Gone to help you face down those hundred plus crowds and survive. Probably.

Days Gone skins

Days Gone skins

Days Gone custom skins

One of the rewards you unlock as you play Days Gone are a range of Days Gone skins for your bike. However, the game never actually tells you how to access them and stores them all in a section of the menu with a different name, so this guide will point you in the right direction.

How to store weapons in Days Gone

How to store weapons in Days Gone

There's plenty of guns to be found on dead enemies, but it's not explained how to store weapons in Days Gone. So we've written a guide for it to explicitly answer that question.

Days Gone sound bug

Days Gone sound bug

There's a common Days Gone sound bug many players have experienced where the bike goes completely silent, and we've got the information you need on how to fix it.

Days Gone secret ending

Days Gone secret ending

BIG SPOILER WARNING TIME: There's a Days Gone secret ending that adds a pretty big bombshell to the game's finale. If you want to know how to unlock it and see what happens then this will help you out.

Leon Hurley
In former lives Leon's been a scientist, a musician and teacher, stints that included a shoe full of liquid nitrogen, a small tour of Germany and oh GOD so much marking.