The long-delayed Dead Island 2 is launching a week sooner

A screenshot from Dead Island 2 with a zombie walking on a beach.
Image: Deep Silver

If you’ve been waiting for Dead Island 2, the zombie-fighting game that was first announced in 2014, got trapped in development hell, emerged again with a February 3rd release date in June, and then was delayed to April 28th, I have some good news: the game is actually going to come out a little bit sooner. Dead Island 2 has gone gold and will now be released a week earlier on April 21st, Deep Silver announced on Monday.

Dead Island 2 is set in a version of Los Angeles that’s been overrun with zombies, and…

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