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gamescom 2022: DEAD ISLAND 2 Unveiled during Opening Night Live

Publisher Deep Silver and developer Dambuster Studios unveiled Dead Island 2 with an incredible CGI trailer showcasing the brand-new zombie adventure’s take on humor in the apocalypse during gamescom’s global livestream event Opening Night Live.

Revealed along with the CGI trailer is the first official Dead Island 2 gameplay trailer. Including actual game footage, the trailer sets the scene for what’s to come and introduces players to the variety of stunning gore-drenched locations and a cornucopia of zombified Los Angelinos.

gamescom 2022: DEAD ISLAND 2 Unveiled during Opening Night Live

Dead Island 2 is a first-person action-RPG set in a glorious sun and blood-drenched setting – a hellish, yet stylish and vibrant, gore-ridden version of Los Angeles, nicknamed HELL-A. The series’ unique formula, dark humor, and over the top zombie-slaying returns, with all the swagger and charisma you’d expect from the Dead Island series.

The CGI trailer stars Jacob, one of our playable slayers, as he wakes up in a luxurious Beverly Hills villa. But nothing is what it seems. Join him as he ventures out into HELL-A and witnesses the bloody aftermath of the zombie outbreak, enhanced by the iconic track “Hollywood Swinging” by Kool And The Gang.

Pre-orders are live now and the game will release on Feb. 3, 2023 on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One, PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, Google Stadia, and PC via the Epic Games Store.

For more information on Dead Island 2,  visit: and follow on Twitter and Instagram @DeadIslandGame and on Facebook at @DeadIslandGameUK.

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