Dead Island 2 is an upcoming action role-playing game developed by Dambuster Studios and published by Deep Silver. It is the sequel to the popular Dead Island franchise and is set in an open-world environment in California. The game follows the story of four unique characters as they try to survive in a zombie-infested world. The game promises to offer a new level of freedom and player choice, with a variety of weapons and playstyles available for players to choose from. Dead Island 2 also boasts an improved game engine and graphics, as well as a revamped multiplayer mode. Though the game has faced numerous delays since its initial announcement in 2014, it remains highly anticipated by fans of the series and the zombie survival genre as a whole.