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Amazon Listing For Dead Island 2 Goes Live, Reveals February 2023 Release

Posted on August 18, 2022 by Nick Moreno

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Who here remembers the announcement for Dead Island 2? The reveal came at an appropriate time following the release of the first game and standalone follow-up Dead Island Riptide. The reveal also took place months following the launch of Dying Light which was made by the original team. However, its 2022 and players are still waiting. Despite the success of the first game, the sequel has not made much progress in the years since.

The project went on to bounce from multiple developers and landing on Dambuster Studios (Homefront: The Revolution) in 2019. But, new details has yet to surface since the new team adopted the responsibility. Only publisher Deep Silver reassuring that the game is coming along smoothly. The only real tangible news for Dead Island 2 recent came from Coffee Stain Studios, and it wasn’t even Dead Island 2 but instead Goat Simulator 3.

This week, a new listing on Amazon went live revealing Dead Island 2 box art alongside some new in-game screenshots for the new title. It is likely the announcement would be made at the coming Gamescom showcase next Tuesday. You can view the box art in the image below:

“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 Los Angeles (and humanity), in the balance,” the description for the game reads.

“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 Los Angeles! 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!”Previously, the only true footage of the game was a demo fans managed to get their hands on of a build from years ago. You can read the full report by heading here.

Are you excited for Dead Island 2 officially releasing?

Dead Island 2 is listed for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 for a February 3, 2023 release.

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