Dead Island 2 Sells Over 3 Million Copies Since Launch

The title has continued selling at a steady pace.

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  • Dead Island 2 has sold over three million copies since its launch last year.
  • Embracer Group shared the following tidbit in its latest financial report.
  • Many players have congratulated the devs on the massive sales milestone.

Dead Island 2 was one of the best games to release last year, and it certainly did not go unnoticed. The title has now sold over three million copies since its launch, as announced by Embracer Group in its latest Q4 and yearly report. Many players have taken to forums to congratulate the devs on hitting the huge milestone despite reaching its peak a long time ago. Additionally, the game has also climbed over 7 million players.

Dead Island 2 was successfully released on Xbox Game Pass in the quarter and has now sold above 3 million units and reached over 7 million players since launch just over a year ago,” reads the official report.

For those not in the know, Dead Island 2 originally sold its first million in only three days after its release, hitting the next million in a single month. The sales then slowed down, but the release of expansions and many updates have kept the game alive and thriving.

Dead Island 2 Is A Brutal Melee Sandbox Like No Other 

The Dead Island sequel is a zombie-killing co-op venture like no other. It is a perfect game to unwind after a tiring day and mindlessly splatter zombie matter all over the ground. A selection of various playable characters combined with satisfying melee weapons makes for a truly fun experience.

Surviving in the zombie-infested world filled with dread and challenges is no easy feat | Image Source: Steam
Surviving in the zombie-infested world filled with dread and challenges is no easy feat | Image Source: Steam

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After spending more than 8 years in development, Dead Island 2 finally came out to a decent reception on April 22, 2023, for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. While it was generally well-liked by many gamers, some felt it still left much to be desired. 

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