Deep Silver has announced Dead Island 2.
The new sequel is set for a spring 2015 release across Windows PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One – news confirmed at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo via Sony’s E3 press conference.
The game is being developed in Unreal Engine 4, with development handled by Yager Development. Featured above, you can view the announcement trailer for the game.
Here’s a brief rundown on the game:
Several months after the events on Banoi, the United States military has put the Golden State under full quarantine. Now a restricted zone, California has become a bloody paradise for those who refuse to leave their homes and an action-packed playground for renegades who seek adventure, glory and a fresh start. Combining the classic Dead Island elements of immersive close combat, action and role-playing, 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.
A 30-day beta is planned for the PlayStation 4 version of the game.