Embracer CEO says Dead Island 2 is in lively improvement, expects it to launch by 2023

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Earlier within the month, we reported on Dead Island 2’s improvement standing through data from a well known leaker. It was claimed that the sequel to the 2011 zombie motion RPG might launch within the ultimate quarter of 2022, with a possible slip to 2023. With extra concrete statements from the game’s father or mother firm, that 2023 launch window is trying fairly doubtless.

In a current investor’s Q&A, Embracer CEO Lars Wingefors danced round offering detailed details about Dead Island 2, whereas giving sufficient to instill confidence within the product. Wingefors assured that the game continues to be very a lot alive, stating that he expects it to launch by the following monetary 12 months. This would make March 31, 2023 the newest doable launch date.

When press tried to pry additional data from Deep Silver, the writer refused to remark, saying that extra particulars can be shared once they have been prepared. Considering Embracer’s feedback and Deep Silver’s refusal to elaborate on its improvement standing, it’s doubtless {that a} extra important announcement is being prepped.

For a game that has been in improvement for round a decade, switching arms between three builders in that time-frame, everybody concerned in all probability needs a extra eventful reintroduction to Dead Island 2.