According to a new rumor, Dead Island 2 will — lastly — launch subsequent yr as a PS5 and Xbox Scarlett launch title, or no less than that is the inner goal. This does not imply the sport will not be coming to PS4 or Xbox One, however apparently THQ Nordic desires to have the sport prepared for the launch of the next-gen consoles. The rumor additionally claims the sport could have some new gore expertise that may presumably be a massive promoting level for the title, which has gone via appreciable growth hell. Interestingly, the rumor additionally claims the identical studio, Dambuster Studios, is in the early levels of growth on TimeSplitters 4. Unfortunately, the rumor does not say a lot about this mission, aside from that is in the pipeline for after the discharge of Dead Island 2.
Of course, all of this needs to be taken with a main grain of salt, like every rumor of this nature. That mentioned, if it is true and correct, then the sport might be re-revealed at E3 this coming June.
As chances are you’ll keep in mind, Dead Island 2 was first introduced all the best way again in 2014 at E3. At the time, it was in the works at Yager Development. However, in July 2015, Yager was dropped from the mission, which was consequently placed on ice. Then in March 2016, it was revealed Sumo Digital was being handed the sport.
That mentioned, earlier this yr, THQ Nordic introduced that Sumo Digital was not on the mission, which had been handed off to Dambuster Studios, the group best-known for the very poor Homefront: The Revolution.
According to the rumor, the earliest model of the sport was utterly scrapped, nonetheless, you’d assume the work Sumo Digital was not, as a result of there’d be no approach Dambuster might churn the sport out in a little over a yr.
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