Dead Island 2 was announced almost a decade ago, but the game finally landed this week. So how have critics commented on Dambuster Studios’ game?
In terms of gameplay, it seems that most reviewers agree that Dead Island 2 is not unique or even better than other similar games, although this game still has some interesting points in the game show. Plot-wise, the game received praise for its writing, however, there were comments that the plot was rather limited and the characters were sometimes annoying. Another Dead Island 2 problem lies in the Cross-Play feature. The game does not support this feature, so players should pay attention when choosing the right platform if they want to experience co-op with friends.
The exploration, combat, and upgrading elements shine, which comes in handy when the plot is so mediocre. Although the sequel was made by a different team than the first, Dead Island 2’s writing style lacks cohesion, everything being held together rigidly.
Here is a summary of the qualifying points for Dead Island 2: