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Dead Island 2 release date, story, gameplay, more

Dead Island 2 is on the way, still, and we have everything you need to know about the highly anticipated zombie game on PC, Xbox, and PlayStation.

Dead Island 2 Release Date: The player can be seen holding a zombie by the throat.

The Dead Island 2 release date is confirmed for April 21, 2023, releasing at midnight in your region on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC via the Epic Games Store.

Dead Island 2 is the zombie-filled bomb that’s about to blow up. Announced way back in 2014, fans of Deep Silver’s Dead Island have been wondering when the sequel to one of the best zombie games is coming. After a long period of silence, details about Dead Island 2 is finally here. The style and atmosphere seem to be harkening back to the original game with a number of different Dead Island 2 characters to play as.

The original date in February was confirmed at the end of the Gamescom 2022’s Opening Night Live trailer, which you can find in the next section of this guide. But, the game was eventually delayed until April to polish it up before its release.

Dead Island 2 trailer

The most recent Dead Island 2 trailer was the gameplay trailer, giving us a look at the slashing and slicing of all of the Dead Island 2 zombie types that we’ll be doing. You can check it our below:

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Dead Island 2 story

Dead Island 2 takes place in the City of Angels, now stained with horror from Beverly Hills to Venice Beach. A deadly virus is spreading across Los Angeles and the city is now in quarantine as the military has retreated.

Bitten, you harness the zombie inside as you seem to be resistant to the pathogen. As you uncover the truth behind the outbreak, you’ll discover who or what you are.

Dead Island 2 gameplay

We finally got a solid look at Dead Island 2’s gameplay during Gamescom 2022’s Opening Night Live, which you can check out below.

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An extended gameplay showcase showed off a little more of what you can expect, including some of the zombies in the game. But, it wasn’t a big deep dive. However, you can watch that trailer below, as well.

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Well, that’s all we know about the Dead Island 2 release date and gameplay right now. While we wait for more information, why not check out the best PS5 games and best Xbox Series X games here?