Dead Island 2 Coming to Steam on April 22

    The gory action game comes to more consoles.

    Deep Silver and Dambuster Studios have revealed that Dead Island 2 will be coming to Steam on April 22. The game is available now on the PS5, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Epic Games Store.

    Dead Island 2 released on April 21 after years of anticipation. Deep Silver originally released the first Dead Island in 2011. They ported the game to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One five years later. In November, the developers released the game’s first story expansion, simply titled Haus. It is unknown if this expansion will be available on Steam at launch.

    Dead Island 2 Will Be Available on Steam in Late April

    Dead Island 2 Screenshot

    In a recent announcement, the developers of Dead Island 2 confirmed that it will be coming to Steam on April 22. The date coincides with the one year anniversary of the game’s launch to other consoles. The Steam page for the game has gone live and confirms more details about the upcoming release’s features:


    Explore HELL-ADead 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.

    Brutal Melee Sandbox– 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. Whether you’re slicing, smashing, burning or ripping, we want you to truly feel it.

    Be the Ultimate Zombie Slayer – There are six 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 allowing you to re-spec instantly and try out the craziest builds.

    Zombie Infestation – Ready to experience the most advanced dismemberment system in games? Our LA 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 visual LA-themed variants. Our monsters are relentless, challenging, and true Los Angelinos. Will you be able to survive?

    A Cinematic Co-op Adventure – As a proper RPG experience, Dead Island 2 offers plenty of exciting quests, a crazy cast of characters, and a thrilling pulp story, to truly immerse you in its twisted universe. Re-playability is guaranteed. Add an over-the-top co-op mode for up to three players, and you’ll stay in LA for a very long (and gory) trip.

    Lastly, Dead Island 2 will release on Steam on April 22. It is available now on the PS5, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and the Epic Games Store. The developers will likely reveal more about the game’s upcoming updates soon.

    Saras Rajpal
    Saras Rajpal
    Saras is a passionate creative writer, with a love for immersive sims, superhero games, and Persona. He is currently writing a thesis about Persona 5 and is pursuing a career as a full-time writer.

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