Dambuster Games has announced that Dead Island 2 will be once again delayed to April 28, 2023.
Originally slated for a February 3, 2023 release, the delay pushes back the game’s release by 12 weeks.
In a statement on Twitter, Dambuster Games acknowledged the “irony” of delaying the game, but it was said, “we’re going to take the time we need to make sure we can launch a game we’re proud to launch”.
Dambuster Games has announced that they will be releasing an exciting new trailer and gameplay at a Dead Island 2 showcase that will premiere on December 6.
You can read the full statement below:
“We have some important news to share, so let’s rip that band-aid off straight away. We are delaying Dead Island 2 – the new release date will be April 28th 2023.”
“The irony of delaying Dead Island 2 is not lost on us, and we are as disappointed as you undoubtedly are. The delay is just 12 short weeks and development is on the final straight now; we’re going to take the time we need to make sure we can launch a game we’re proud to launch. For those of you who’ve been waiting for years, thank you for hanging in there with us.”
“In the meantime, we will be releasing an exciting new trailer and gameplay at the Dead Island 2 showcase which will premiere on December 6th on our Twitch and YouTube channels as we as on the Dead Island website.”
Despite a somewhat disappointing delay, Dambuster has avoided competing with the Dead Space Remake (January 27) and Hogwarts Legacy (February 10).
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