Dead Island 2 still happening, Survivors is just a spin-off

By Marshall Lemon, Thursday, 5 July 2018 21:15 GMT

With the recent launch of Survivors, Deep Silver reminds us that Dead Island 2 is still on the way.

Yesterday we reported on a new tower defense game using the Dead Island brand, and the follow-up was inevitable: What about Dead Island 2? The sequel was announced back in 2014, and the last we heard about it was 2017 – when Deep Silver said it was still development.

At least that much hasn’t changed.

This tweet from the official Dead Island account (thanks GamesRadar) says there will be more to share at a later date.

Techland developed the original Dead Island back in 2011, but moved onto Dying Light instead of a direct sequel. After a period of uncertainty, the project was taken over by Sumo Digital, which might explain the delays.

Dead Island 2 is slated to launch for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Assuming the next console generation hasn’t started yet, of course.

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