A job listing at Dambuster Studios, makes a hint at the arrival of the much anticipated sequel to the zombie game, Dead Island on both next-gen consoles. Dambuster Studios is the new developer of Dead Island 2.
The job listing is to occupy the position of art director for the upcoming game Dead Island 2. This listing cites “the next installment in the world renowned Dead Island franchise.”
A total of 8 job listings are available onte Developer, Dambuster’s site for Dead Island 2. And according to the listing, only the art director’s position is described as “a ground-breaking title for current and future platforms.”
What can we expect from Dead Island 2?
Dead Island 2 was first announced at E3 2014. The game was originally scheduled to release in 2015, but it skipped the release date and the news of the development of the game has now resurfaced again.
Publisher Deep Silver and companies THQ Nordic and Koch Media have assured the fans that the game is currently under development.
At a financial call in May 2019, THQ Nordic CEO Lars Wingefors confirms “Dead Island 2 [is] still being worked on. Stay tuned.” Dead Island 2 will be available on next-gen consoles including Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.
Dead Island 2 was first taken up by the developer, Yager. This was later handed to Sumo Digital before which is now passed on to Dambuster, the current developer of Dead Island 2.
When will Dead Island 2 arrive on the next gen consoles?
The bigger question is when will Dead Island 2 arrive on the next and cross gen consoles. A continuation of the 2011 Dead Island game, the launch date is not fixed yet.
Dead Island 2, as per the development progress is going to feature some, never-seen handcrafted armaments. The players will assume the role of some top lead characters making it from the Golden Gate to the beachfront boardwalk of Venice Beach. The five C’s of the RPG game, Dead Island includes–California which is the zombie playground, Characters which you will choose for the role play, Combat against the zombies, Craft to wipe out the zombies and Co-operation with the other supportive characters.
After Yager’s unfinished take on the RPG game sequel to Dead Island, Dambuster Studio’s new direction promises something huge for the upcoming game.