Dead Island 2 Release Date Revealed, Coming February 3, 2023

Comes in three editions.
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Dead Island 2 has been officially re-revealed, and is set to launch on consoles and PC on February 3, 2023. Deep Silver

Following the rumor that surfaced earlier this month, publisher Deep Silver and developer Dambuster Studios finally officially re-revealed Dead Island 2, the first-person zombie action game initially announced in 2014. After almost a decade, we now know that Dead Island 2 is coming to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC via the Epic Games Store, and Stadia on February 3, 2023. The announcement was made during Gamescom 2022, and there’s both a cinematic reveal and a gameplay trailer. You can check them out below.

Besides the trailers, Deep Silver also revealed details about the three editions coming for the game: a Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, and Gold Edition. A separate Expansion Pass was also noted for players planning to buy Dead Island 2’s extra content. Check out the inclusions of the editions below.

Standard Edition

  • Base game

Deluxe Edition

  • Base game
  • Two premium character packs, featuring a unique costume and weapon
  • Golden weapons pack

Gold Edition

  • Base game
  • Two premium character packs, featuring a unique costume and weapon
  • Golden weapons pack
  • Pulp weapons pack
  • Expansion Pass, with two brand-new story chapters that will be added in the future

All versions, including the Standard Edition, will have pre-order bonuses that feature the Memories of Banoi Pack. This pack contains the Banoi war club, the Banoi baseball bat, a weapon perk, and a skill card.

As noted by the rumor before, Dead Island 2 will be set in the city of Los Angeles featuring many iconic locations, from the verdant suburbia of Beverly Hills to the quirky promenades of Venice Beach. Like its predecessor, Dead Island 2 is a brutal melee sandbox where combat delivers the most intense, visceral, and gory first-person experience. There is a huge plethora of melee weapons to discover and choose from to survive and escape the deadly zombie horde. There will be six characters to choose from, all with customizable abilities tacked into the new skill system. Plus, a co-op mode for up to three players.

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