Dead Island 2 SOLA Expansion Use your Favorite OG Weapons Again

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Dead Island 2 SOLA expansion is live now the publisher Damster Studios revealed details on what to expect including the return of the OG classic weapons into the game.

All Details about Dead Island 2 SOLA Expansion

Dead Island 2 Sola expansion offers a lot including a whole new area as well as a new story to explore.

In the news story, A deadly virus contaminated the whole valley turning its habitants into zombies as a chthonic rhythm calls from beyond: the beat of the Autophage. Lured to the festival by an enigmatic warning message, players must explore SOLA’s ruins and put a stop to this otherworldly menace.

The SOLA pack brings back two new legendary weapons so you can slice and demolish the zombies more easily.

Dead Island 2 SOLA Expansion Use your Favorite OG Weapons Again
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If you are a dead island fan from a long ago then you’ll be happy to see the return of mighty Ripper into the game.

“It’s a homage to the weapon upgrade from the first Dead Island,” Haris Iqbal said (Dambusters’ Combat Game Designer)

“But from our end, we wanted to give it that Dead Island 2 signature appeal.”

The team evolved the original concept of a baseball bat, augmented it with a spinning blade, and made it into the ultimate machine for cutting through an undead mob.

“Ultimately, we want to add to all the gore-filled spectacle with our new legendaries,” says Iqbal.

“But also make sure that every weapon, especially the legendaries, feels like it got its interesting micro-mechanics and loops.”

Dead Island 2 SOLA Expansion Use your Favorite OG Weapons Again
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The second weapon available in Sola expansion is the Saw Blade launcher, It is a ranged weapon capable of shooting saw blades and is powerful enough to clear a mob of zombies by cutting them apart.

The Dead Island 2 Sola expansion is available to download from 17 April 2024 at 12 pm EDT in USA and at 4pm GMT for United Kingddom.

The Dead Island 2 SOLA expansion is out now on PS4 and PS5.


  • What is Dead Island 2: SOLA Expansion?

Dead Island 2: SOLA is an expansion for the game Dead Island 2, adding new content and features.

  • Can I use original weapons in this expansion?

Yes, players can wield their favorite weapons from the original game.

  • When is the release date for this expansion?

The release date is 17 April 2024 at 12 pm EDT.

  • Will this expansion introduce new story content?

Yes, expect new story missions and areas to explore.

  • Where can I find more information about this expansion?

On official Dead Island channels and our site Gamedough for updates and details.

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