Dead Island 2 Announced for Spring 2015

Game publisher Deep Silver announced the sequel to the Dead Island franchise today at Sony’s E3 press conference.  Developed by Yager Development (Spec Ops: The Line), Dead Island 2 is slated to launch in the spring of 2015 for PS4, Xbox One, and the PC.  There will be exclusive content for PS4 gamers.

Taking place after the events in Banoi, the state of California is now under military control & total quarantine. Dead Island 2 will have the same immersive gameplay. Gamers will also have the ability to play with 7 other people in multiplayer to come together to save themselves or turn against each other.

In a press release Deep Silver goes on to say that “Dead Island 2 features crazy, never-before-seen handcrafted weapons and over-the-top characters in taking players from the iconic Golden Gate to the celebrated beachfront boardwalk of southern California’s Venice Beach.”