Second Extinction Enters Steam Early Access October 13

Second Extinction

Systemic Reaction have announced the Steam Early Access release date for their mutant dinosaur hunting online co-op game Second Extinction.

As reported previously, the game features 3 player co-op against mutated dinosaurs who have overrun Earth. Players have access to combinations of unique abilities, weapon loadouts and equipment.

Even after completing the mission, they face the challenge of getting to the extraction point alive. Second Extinction also be be a live game, evolving and changing after release with new content. Dubbed “The War Effort,” more information will be revealed in the future.

The game was originally slated to be coming soon to Xbox One and Xbox Series X, but was later revealed to be coming to Steam Early Access on PC. It has now been revealed the game will head into Early Access October 13th.

The Early Access build will have 6 missions, 12 different optional activities, 4 playable characters which fall into 3 classes with upgradable skill paths, 10 enemy types, 10 upgradable weapons, load out kits, profile leveling up to level 25, and more. An estimated full release date has not been announced.

To celebrate, box and cover artist Tom duBois has created an illustrated piece for the game, along with music from Cody Carpenter. You can find the Early Access release date trailer below.

You can find the full rundown (via Steam) below.

These dinos are nothing like the ones in your history books! From electric raptors to behemoth T-Rexes that tower over the horizon, these deadly creatures have evolved into the ultimate killing machines.

Combine your fireteam’s unique weapons and abilities for explosive results against overwhelming opposition in challenging combat set pieces.

Your actions, together with the rest of the community, will shape the course of the war against the dinosaurs.

Second Extinction is an intense 3 player online cooperative shooter, where your goal is to wipe out the mutated dinosaurs that have taken over the planet. Teamwork is vital as you adopt the role of one of the survivors, using a unique combination of weapons, abilities and skills to take on the vast number of enemies. Fight through a maelstrom of bullets, bombs, teeth, claws and gore, it’s up to you to reclaim Earth!

Earth is overrun by mutated dinosaurs! Team up with up to two other resistance fighters to take it back in short but intense combat operations.


Ryan Pearson


Taking his first steps onto Route 1 and never stopping, Ryan has had a love of RPGs since a young age. Now he's learning to appreciate a wider pallet of genres and challenges.