Dead Island 2 is real, it is actually a thing you’ll soon be able to play and the game’s details, box art and even some screenshots have leaked online. First off, the good news – Dead Island 2 is set to launch on 3 February 2023 for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC. As previously reported, Dead Island 2 takes players across the City of Angels which is now, to our benefit, covered in zombies.
A deadly virus has spread across the world and Dead Island 2’s setting takes place across a number of locations in Los Angeles, California. This includes Beverly Hills, Venice Beach and more. The game consists of six playable characters each with their own unique personality, dialogue, skills and abilities. A new respec system allows players to instantly change skills on your build without having to create multiple of the same characters and the six characters allow for multiple playthroughs each with a unique focus on different builds.
Dead Island 2 features new smarter zombies who react realistically to your actions. They dodge, sneak up on you and make sure you’re always reaching for a new weapon to smash them with due to their deadly attacks.
A deadly virus is spreading across Los Angeles, California, turning its inhabitants into ravenous zombies. The city is in quarantine and the military have retreated. Bitten, infected, but more than just immune, you learn to harness the zombie inside. Only you, and the handful of other swaggering fellows who happen to be resistant to the pathogen, holds the future of LA (and humanity), in the balance. As you uncover the truth behind the outbreak you’ll discover who – or what – you are. Survive, evolve, save the world – just another day in LA!
The much-loved zombie saga is back with a unique formula of horror, dark humor and over the top zombie-slaying, spanning an epic pulp adventure. Dead Island 2 is a thrilling First-Person Action RPG that takes players across a brand-new playground. Stylish, vibrant and flooded with zombie infection, explore iconic, gore-drenched Los Angeles. Meet larger-than-life characters. Slay countless foes in exquisitely bloody detail. And evolve to become the ultimate Zombie Slayer. See you in HELL-A!
Dead Island 2 takes players across the most iconic locations of the City of Angels, now stained with horror, in an exciting pulp journey from the verdant suburbia of Beverly Hills to the quirky promenade of Venice Beach
Combat delivers the most intense, visceral and gory first-person experience possible, with plenty of weapons and tactical (and brutal) options to chew your way through the zombie horde
There are 6 characters to choose from, each with their own unique personality and dialogues – You can fully customize the abilities of each Slayer, with our brand-new skill system allowing you to re-spec instantly and try out the craziest builds.
Our LA is crawling with zombies that look & react realistically – These mutated wretches are the reanimated, rotten heart of Dead Island 2 with dozens of distinct zombie types, each with their own mutations, attacks & hundreds of LA-themed variants
Day 1 Edition includes the Memories of Banoi Pack – Banoi War Club, Memories of Banoi Baseball Bat, Weapon Perk – balanced, Personal space skill card
You can expect a full reveal of Dead Island 2 with gameplay at Gamescom next week. Now that the game has leaked, we might actually get an announcement sooner.