Tuesday, March 6, 2018

State of Decay 2 Release Date

At long last, release date for the survival horror game State of Decay 2, a sequel of State of Decay is announced by Microsoft. Developer Undead Labs did a fantastic job when they created the first game of the series back in 2013. The zombie survival game sequel was revealed at E3 2016 and now, today we got a release date for the title, which is May 22, 2018. Plus, we now know how much the game will cost and surprisingly, it comes for a pretty cheap price.

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State of Decay 2 Release Date

Originally released for Xbox 360, the sequel will debut on both PC and Xbox One as part of Xbox Play Anywhere program. State of Decay 2 Standard Edition will cost you only $29.99 or you can get the Ultimate Edition of the game for just $49.99. The pricing for the game might be a different to some regions. For example, in Australia, Standard Edition of State of Decay 2 will cost you $49.95 and the Ultimate Edition will be charged a whopping $69.95.

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The latter grants you 4 days early access to the action on May 18 and also comes with two DLC expansions; “Independence Pack” and “Daybreak Pack”. The release dates for these DLC packs are to be revealed on a later date. We will consider the Ultimate Edition as a winning package because there is a download token for console version of State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition that takes you to the post-apocalyptic world of the series' first game.

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State of Decay 2 Standard and Ultimate Edition

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Aside from this special edition perks, Microsoft announces pre-order bonuses for players on purchase of both editions. Though, they didn't reveal the specifics of the bonus, it is safe to assume that it will probably be some sort of exclusive in-game items. Xbox Game Pass subscribers will also have an edge for using the service by accessing the ultimate zombie survival fantasy experience on the very date of its release on May 22.

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Now, spare a few minutes if you can to relive the E3 2017 trailer of zombie-survival game State of Decay 2 from Undead Labs.

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State of Decay 2 is one of the most awaited games on Xbox One this year along with Sea of Thieves. The game made various improvements on gameplay and environment to make it more challenging for the players and the surrounding world unpredictable to keep it interesting for long. Though it is very unlikely for a publisher like Microsoft Studios to drop the price on the game, the fans of the series will surely appreciate the initiative.