Lifeless Island 2 apparently nonetheless going to occur. That’s in accordance with the official Dead Island Twitter account. The sequel to the unique open-world zombie hack-and-slash sport remains to be below growth, however we should wait additional till the writer goes to share extra about it. We first realized of Lifeless Island 2 in 2014 the place the sport was deliberate to launch on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
Lifeless Island 2 remains to be in growth and we’ll share extra on this at a later stage.
— Lifeless Island (@deadislandgame) July 4, 2018
The Lifeless Island Twitter account was celebrating the discharge of their cell spin-off sport known as Lifeless Island: Survivors for iOS and Android. This cell entry into the zombie motion franchise is a really completely different beast than the unique two video games nonetheless, with a top-down view and tower protection components. Followers of the unique Lifeless Island video games naturally couldn’t assist themselves and used the prospect to inquire in regards to the long-announced sequel. Often these type of questions merely get ignored however this time we really received a solution.
Lifeless Island 2 appears to be like to be nonetheless in growth and never like many assumed, light into quasi-cancellation. In any case, Lifeless Island 2 was initially introduced method again in 2014 throughout Sony’s E3 briefing. However whereas we received a pleasant trailer to accompany the announcement, it received quiet very fast across the sport, and we didn’t hear a lot from it ever since.
The unique Lifeless Island was developed by Techland and launched in 2011. The sport didn’t turn out to be a success with critics, getting common scores however it appears gamers didn’t share the opinion. It grew to become a hit regardless of having a repetitive gameplay, sufficient to warrant a sequel with Lifeless Island: Riptide two years later. An open-world ravaged by zombies and a concentrate on close-quarter melee fight has confirmed to be an untapped formulation for fulfillment.
Techland went on to work with Warner Bros. Interactive and created Dying Gentle in 2015. A religious sequel to Lifeless Island which refined and improved nearly each facet of the unique sport. Dying Gentle grew to become an enormous success and the staff simply introduced a sequel this final E3.
Possibly it was the departure of Techland which led to Lifeless Island 2 not getting off the bottom correctly. Writer Deep Silver initially selected German studio Yager Developments of Spec Ops: The Line fame however later introduced in 2016 that Sumo Digital would to helm the venture.
It stays to be seen how far the developement of Lifeless Island 2 has come and when Deep Silver will likely be able to lastly share extra data on their sport.
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