Deep Silver has revealed that Yager Development will no longer be working on Dead Island 2. A press statement was released with the following information.
With Dead Island 2, Deep Silver has always been dedicated to delivering the sequel that Dead Island fans deserve. After careful consideration, today we announce the decision to part ways with development partner Yager. We will continue working towards bringing our vision of Dead Island 2 to life, and we will share further information at a later stage. No reason for the split was given.