Embracer Group has announced during its latest interim financial report that Dead Island 2 has sold over two million copies since its launch on April 21, 2023.
Developed by Dambuster Studios, Dead Island 2 has become Deep Silver and PLAION’S biggest ever launch in terms of units and revenue. Speaking on the game’s success, Lars Wingefors, co-founder and CEO of Embracer Group, commented:
I am happy to state that the game has now reached a sell-out of well over two million units. It is rewarding to see that the decision to give [Dambuster Studios] time to polish the game has paid off.
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Embracer Group revealed earlier this year that it is aiming to launch five games based on The Lord of the Rings by 2024.
Dead Island 2 is now available for PS5, PS4, PC, Xbox Series X/S, and Xbox One. The game is noted for having a tumultuous development cycle, having originally been announced back in 2014 with Yager at the helm. Production then shifted to UK-based Sumo Digital, and finally Dambuster Studios.
You can read our full Dead Island 2 review here.
[Source – Embracer Group]