State of Decay 2 will launch for Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs in spring 2018, Microsoft and Undead Labs announced at the Microsoft E3 2017 press conference.
Here’s an overview of the game, via its official website:
Small-Town America, one year from today. The dead have risen, and civilization has fallen. Even the military couldn’t stop the zombies, and now humanity stands on the brink of extinction. It’s up to you to gather survivors and build a community, explore your lasting legacy, and redefine what it means to survive.
True survival in true 4K
The ultimate open world zombie survival game. State of Decay 2 is a 4K UHD, HDR, Xbox One X Enhanced, Xbox Play Anywhere title.
Home Improvement: Apocalypse Edition
In State of Decay 2, your base is more than just a place for your survivors to sleep at night. It’s your sanctuary, offering protection against the hungry dead lurking beyond the wall. It’s your command post, where you plan the perfect zombie-killing strategies. Most of all, it’s a manifestation of your personal long-term survival strategies as you customize it with your ideal facilities and improvements. Will you build a watch tower or plant a garden? An infirmary or a workshop? How will you choose to carve out a small slice of civilization from the chaotic apocalypse?
- An open-world adventure – It’s up to you to build your base, develop your characters, and manage resources to survive as a group in this post-apocalyptic zombie world.
- RPG progression – Develop each survivor’s skills to improve their capabilities and strengthen your community.
- Four-player co-op multiplayer – Play solo or team up with up to three friends to explore an open world filled with dynamic zombies, human enemies, and the valuable gear necessary to keep your community alive.
- Your choices define your survival story – In the zombie apocalypse, you must create your own moral code. Every decision has lasting consequences that you must face. How you decide to survive may surprise you.
Watch the gameplay trailer below. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.