Several Amazon listings have finally established a Dead Island 2 release date, along with a full article description of the game’s features and the ability to pre-order the sequel for various platforms. While this date could be a placeholder, Dead Island 2: Day One Edition will release on February 3, 2023 for PS5, PS4, and Xbox Series S|X. At the time of this writing, there is no Day One edition listed for Xbox One, while the standard Dead Island 2 versions of the game for Xbox One and PS4 are marked “currently unavailable” and still have an expiration date. December 31st placeholder release. 2022. In any case, let’s be grateful that the game is coming out after eight years of development.
Information on the setting, plot and characters of Dead Island 2
As the bulleted list of features on Amazon reveals, Dead Island 2 will be set specifically in Los Angeles, and it sounds like you won’t be hopping to other cities. Instead, it looks like you’ll hit various areas of Los Angeles like Beverly Hills and Venice Beach, pummeling the zombie horde in an “intense, visceral, gory first-person experience.” There will also be “dozens” of different types of zombies with “hundreds of Los Angeles-themed variants.”
As for the playable character roster, you’ll be able to choose from six Slayers, each with distinct personalities and dialogue. It’s unclear if each Slayer has their own skill tree and abilities, but the skill system will allow you to instantly respec your Slayer so you can easily try out various builds.
The product description provides details on the story, with the zombie virus spreading through the quarantined city. The Slayers are also infected, but they are not only resistant to the virus, they are also strengthened by it. There are multiple instances of the word “evolve” in the description, suggesting that the Slayers could harness the strength of the virus to survive the undead apocalypse.
The day 1 edition will come with the Memories of Banoi pack which comes with a few bonuses including a Banoi war club, a Memories of Banoi baseball bat, a weapon perk with what appears to be a “balanced” trait and a personal space. ability card This suggests that you may be able to learn or collect new ability cards throughout the game.
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