If you're wondering about the Dead Island 2 release date and time, you're in the right place. As the latest zombie hack-and-slash title by Dambuster Studios, many players have been eagerly waiting to get their hands on the game to explore the blood-stained streets of Hell-A since its initial announcement in 2014.
That said, the "Another Day in HELL-A" showcase in December 2022 didn't help to satisfy fans' excitement, revealing the game's unique combat system and an arsenal of weapons, leaving many to wonder: When will Dead Island 2 be released? And guess what?! We have the answer! This article will detail everything about the game's release date and time (and more)!
Dead Island 2 Release Date & Time: What We Know So Far
As confirmed on Twitter, Dead Island 2 will release via the Epic Games Store on 21 April 2023 at midnight local time for PlayStation 4|5. However, it would seem that Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Windows PC users will see the game release on 20 April 2023 at 11 pm ET | 8 pm PT. That means that players in certain parts of the world could get to access Dead Island 2 slightly earlier than others. For your convenience, we've provided a countdown timer to see exactly when the game will release (in UTC time). Dead Island 2 is currently available for pre-order here.
It's worth noting that the release date for Dead Island 2 has been a topic of anticipation and speculation for quite some time. Initially announced in 2014, fans have been eagerly awaiting news of the game's release date ever since. Originally, the game was being developed by Yager Development, but the studio was removed from the project due to creative differences and later handed over to Dambuster Studios in 2019.
About Dead Island 2
According to the game's official website, "Dead Island 2 is a unique formula of horror, dark humor, and over-the-top zombie-slaying, spanning an epic pulp adventure. This thrilling First-Person Action RPG takes players across a brand-new playground – a hellish vision of LA (or HELL-A, as we like to call it). Dead Island 2 is 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!"
For a more detailed look at the game, check out the official Dead Island 2 Extended Gameplay trailer below!