After advancing its release date by a week, Dead Island revealed itself in detail in a lengthy gameplay sequence. We summarize everything you need to know about the new release of Deep Silver.
[Updated March 8, 2023 4:57 PM] Dead Island is finally back! The famous license of Deep Silver, which will have notably generated the excellent Dying Light, offers a second part in the middle of April. Something to delight fans waiting for a reboot of the franchise of survival and horror games, and satisfy fans of cooperative games. We take a closer look at this new release of Deep Silver, its release date, its gameplay and everything that makes it an event not to be missed in the coming weeks.
Pillar of the survival horror genre in cooperation, Dead Island has convinced by its quirky spirit and its deeply enjoyable gameplay. Dead Island 2 does not intend to move away from these principles and will offer a survival game and zombies like Deep Silver has the gift of doing them. Crafting, looting, skill trees, everything will be there to offer the player a little taste of the original Dead Island, in a modernized version of course. In addition, Deep Silver unveiled its game in detail via a fairly extensive gameplay trailer, broadcast by IGN.
What is the release date for Dead Island 2?
As a surprise announcement for the opening night of Gamescom 2022, Deep Silver and Dambuster finally presented us with the long-awaited Dead Island 2, through a gameplay trailer that surprised us with its graphic quality and... announcement of a release date. And yes, you are not dreaming, Dead Island 2 is scheduled for April 21, an output that will be found directly on PS4, PS5, PC, Xbox Series and Xbox One. It would therefore seem that the development nightmare is entirely over for Deep Silver, while fans are happy to reconnect with a license that has proven its worth.
Like any good self-respecting release, Dead Island 2 offers you different editions, directly available for pre-order on various sales sites. It includes the Standard version (€69.99) of the game, the Deluxe edition (€75.99) and of course the Gold edition (€89.99). The respective packs are presented as follows: