Though the biggest change Undead Labs is bringing to State of Decay 2 is the addition of up to four-player cooperative play, they’ve also done some serious deepening of the game’s impressive RPG mechanics. In the above video, State of Decay 2 design director Richard Foge walks us around a late-game base in the zombie-apocalypse sequel to show off all of the upgrades and base-building you can do.
You’ll see a wealth of new options at your disposal, and if you look closely you may even catch one morale-boosting Easter egg…
Above: The full gameplay reveal of State of Decay 2. Join us on a four-player co-op adventure as we hunt Plague Hearts!
March’s IGN First game is State of Decay 2, the highly anticipated zombie survival simulation/open-world adventure/RPG from Undead Labs. We’ll have exclusive coverage all month long, and all of it will be archived on our State of Decay 2 IGN First hub, so check there often for our latest gameplay videos, features, and more!
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