Dead Island 2 FAQ

In this comprehensive Dead Island 2 FAQ we discuss everything you need to know about this exciting Co-Op Horror game!

A deadly virus is spreading across Los Angeles, turning inhabitants into zombies. Bitten, infected, but more than just immune, uncover the truth behind the outbreak and discover who -or what- you are. Pre-purchase now and get the Memories of Banoi!

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When does Dead Island 2 Release?

Dead Island 2 is set to release on 21st April 2023. You will be able to purchase the game on the Epic Games store.

What platforms does Dead Island 2 Release on?

According to the official Dead Island 2 website, the game will be releasing on PC, PS4, PS5 and XBOX SERIES/XBOX ONE platforms.

What are the Recommend System Specifications?

Minimum Specs

  • Processor – Intel Core i3-4370 or AMD FX-6350 CPU
  • Memory – 8 GB RAM
  • OS – Windows 10 64-bit Operating System
  • Graphics – NVIDA GeForce GTX 650 or AMD Radeon HD 5850
  • DirectX – Pixel Shader Version 5.0 or Vertex Shader Version 5.0

Recommend Specs

  • Processor – Intel Core i7-6850K or AMD Ryzen 7 2700X CPU
  • Memory – 12 GB RAM
  • OS – Windows 10 64-bit Operating System
  • Graphics – NVIDA GeForce GTX 1660 or AMD Radeon R9 390
  • DirectX – Pixel Shader Version 5.1 or Vertex Shader Version 5.1
  • 6GB VRAM

Is there a Storyline?

The much-loved zombie saga is back! Dead Island 2 is a unique formula of horror, dark humour 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!

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What Dead Island 2 Trailers are there to Watch?

Over the years there have been a number of Dead Island 2 Trailers here:

Who is the Developer?

According to Wikipedia, there have been multiple studios who have had an input into Dead Island 2 with the main Developer being Dambuster Studios. Previous games developed include Timesplitters, Crysis and Homefront.

Who is the Publisher?

The Publisher for Dead Island 2 is Deep Silver. They have published Chivalry 2, Saints Row, Dakar 18, Saints Row, the Dead Island Definitive Collection and more.

Is Dead Island 2 Co-Op?

Dead Island 2 will feature multiplayer co-op. Previously it was though that you can have up to 4 friends, but recently its been known that you can only have 3 people co-op.

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What Weapons can we use?

As it stands, we do not have a definitive list of weapons, but we can take some guesses based on the trailers we’ve seen and what can appear. Katana, Shuriken, Shotgun, Molotov Cocktail, Metal Pipe, Mallet, Pickaxe, Two Handed Axe, Chainsaw, Sword, Brass Knuckles, Wrench, Spear, Knife, Baseball Bat, Pistol, Revolver, Rifle, SMG, Crossbow and more!

What Characters can we play as?

In Dead Island 2 you will have the chance to play 6 different, bad-ass Slayers (Characters) that all have their own unique personality and traits. Lets look at our Slayers now:

Is Sam B in Dead Island 2?

Due to the events of Escape Dead Island and Dead Island: Epidemic not being considered canon by Deep Silver, his status was, much like the other heroes, unknown after the events of Riptide until his appearance in the 2022 reveal of Dead Island 2!

What is the Max Level?

We don’t have any confirmation of level in Dead Island 2, but if its similar to Dead Island 1, you will be able to reach around level 60.

Why did Dead Island 2 get Cancelled?

According to Wikipedia, The managing director of Yager Development, Timo Ullmann, later stated that the company’s departure from the project occurred because “Yager and Deep Silver’s respective visions of the project fell out of alignment“. Yager Productions filed for insolvency in July 2015.

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Will Dead Island 2 release on Steam?

As is currently stands, Dead Island 2 is planned to release exclusively on Epic Games Store on the PC. That being said, like most Epic’s exclusive deals, it will likely be temporary.

Is there DLC?

Currently it seems there will be three DLC content. All of these you can get by Pre-Ordering the game. Memories of Banoi, Pulp Weapons Pack and the Golden Weapons Pack.

We hope you enjoyed this Dead Island 2 FAQ. We will be updating this regularly as we get more information.


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