Is Dead Island 2 coming to Steam?

dead island 2 character holding a shotgun to zombies

Dead Island 2 is a highly anticipated game for 2023, with many PlayStation, Xbox, and PC players looking forward to enjoying the title, but will you be able to play it on Steam?

Dead Island 2 is the highly anticipated sequel to Deep Silver’s 2011 zombie survival horror classic, which took the gaming community by storm when it was first released.

Now, over a decade later, players will finally be getting their hands on Dead Island 2 when it launches on April 21, 2023. The game features a main story that players can play through in co-op, as well as many characters to get to grips with.

As we lead up to release, players have many questions such as whether Dead Island 2 will have crossplay, as well as whether the game will be available on Steam, and here’s your answer.

dead island 2 promo imageMany are wondering where they can purchase and download Dead Island 2 on PC.

Will Dead Island 2 be available on Steam?

Unfortunately, Dead Island 2 will not be available on Steam at launch, as the game is actually an Epic Games exclusive, and so those who’d like to enjoy the game on their PC will actually need to purchase and download it from the Epic Games Store.

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Dead Island 2 will be available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC, but for those looking to play on their PC, you’ll need to download the Epic Games Launcher. Follow these simple steps to download the Epic Games Launcher and Dead Island 2:

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  • Visit the Epic Games Store.
  • Click ‘Download’ on the top right.
  • Complete the installation for the Epic Games Launcher.
  • Open the Epic Games Launcher.
  • Search for ‘Dead Island 2’ and purchase the game.
  • Wait for the launch to download and play the game on your PC!

The Epic Games Store is the only place Dead Island 2 will be available to download and play at launch, but that doesn’t mean it won’t become available to a platform like Steam in the future.

For more, make sure you also check out some of our other Dead Island 2 guides below:

Dead Island 2 pre-order bonuses: All editions & prices |  | Is Dead Island 2 coming to Xbox Game Pass? | Dead Island 2 story details

Image Credits: Deep Silver

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