When are the Dead Island 2 preload times?

The character is fighting zombies in Dead Island 2

The character is fighting zombies in Dead Island 2
April 20, 2023: Preloading for Dead Island 2 is in full swing. Find everything you need to know about downloading the game early in this guide.

Numerous players are waiting for the opportunity to preload Dead Island 2. After years of delays it's finally within reach, so it's no surprise that fans want to download it to their consoles as soon as possible. So, let’s find out if you can play this game early or not!

The famous action game where you can kill hordes of zombies on a tropical island is about to be released, and there are tons of questions that gamers have about it. Being able to preload the game is a nice feature for those who have made a pre order. However, not all games provide you with such an opportunity. Therefore, we'll look at whether Dead Island 2 accommodates it or not.

If you are looking for more content, then be sure to check out our guide on the Dead Island 2 Steam release date. On top of that, we have an article about Dead Island 2 pre order bonuses, as well as whether the game is coming to Switch.

Can you preload Dead Island 2?

According to Twitter user PlaystationSize, the Dead Island 2 preload will begin on April 19 which is exciting news if you're planning on jumping into the action as soon as the game launches.

The game's release is scheduled for April 21, so keep an eye on your PC and consoles so you can start the download as soon as possible.

Multiple zombies in Dead Island 2
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How big is Dead Island 2 preload file size?

As for the preload file size, we can’t say for sure how big it’ll be. Overall, we think that it will be around 50 GB for console players. For PC players, the Epic Games Store states you'll need at least 70GB of free storage space to download it.

The fact that we still have minimal information about the game’s preload is a bit disappointing, but the game looks great. Hopefully, it will live up to its name and we’ll have a lot of fun fighting zombies in Dead Island 2! If you are looking for more information about this game, make sure to check our article about Dead Island 2 cross-platform play.

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