Dead Island 2 release date, screenshots, and pricing leaked

It's finally happening: Dead Island 2 will release in February 2023 on PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X/S complete with 6 playable classes and more.

Published Aug 18, 2022 12:36 PM CDT   |   Updated Fri, Sep 9 2022 4:01 AM CDT
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Amazon has leaked the full extent of Dead Island 2's details presumably ahead of a big Gamescom reveal.

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Dead Island 2 isn't dead. We've known that for a while, but it's still great to see game's grave is empty. New leaks from Amazon confirm Dead Island 2 will shamble onto marketplaces and store shelves in February 2023 and bring ridiculous, over-the-top mayhem with it.

Amazons accidentally published Dead Island 2's game page ahead of schedule, revealing pricing ($69.99 on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S), release date (February 3, 2023), and a ton game details. We've collected the details in an easy-to-read list below.

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Dead Island 2 details

  • Coming to PS4/Xbox One & PS5/Xbox Series X
  • Described as a first-person action RPG
  • Still set in Los Angeles
  • Six playable characters
  • Re-spec at any time
  • Fully customize skills/abilities
  • "Intense, visceral, gory first-person experiece"
  • Described as a "pulp" game with dark humor
  • Dozens of zombie types
  • Hundreds of variants
  • Beverly Hills and Venice Beach are included

Check below for a transcription of the leaked game listing description:

Dead Island 2 takes players across the most iconic locations of the City of Angels, now stained with horror, in an exciting pulp journey from the verdant suburbia of Beverly Hills to the quirky promenade of Venice Beach.

Combat delivers the most intense, visceral and gory first-person experience possible, with plenty of weapons and tactical (and brutal) options to chew your way through the zombie horde.

There are 6 characters to choose from, each with their own unique personality and dialogues--you can fully customize the abilities of each Slayer, with our brand new skill system allowin gyou to re-spec instantly and try out the craziest builds.

Our Los Angeles is crawling with zombies that look and react realistically--these mutated wretches are the reanimated, rotten heart of Dead Island 2 with dozens of distinct zombie types, each with their own mutations, attacks, and hundreds of LA-themed variants.

  • Day 1 Edition includes the Memories of Banoi Pack - Banoi War Club, Memories of Banoi Baseball Bat, Weapon Perk - Balance, Personal space skill card.

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 LA (and humanity), in the balance. 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 LA!

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 and meet larger-than-life characters while slaying countless foes in exquisitely-bloody detail. And evolve to become the ultimate zombie slayer. See you in Hell-A!

Buy at Amazon

Dead Island 2: Day 1 Edition - PlayStation 4 Brand: Deep Silver

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Derek joined the TweakTown team in 2015 and has since reviewed and played 1000s of hours of new games. Derek is absorbed with the intersection of technology and gaming, and is always looking forward to new advancements. With over six years in games journalism under his belt, Derek aims to further engage the gaming sector while taking a peek under the tech that powers it. He hopes to one day explore the stars in No Man's Sky with the magic of VR.

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