Undead Labs News


State of Decay 'Lifeline' DLC rises on May 30

By Ozzie Mejia, May 27, 2014 4:30pm PDT

Undead Labs is ready to release the second DLC pack for State of Decay when Lifeline arrives on PC and Xbox 360 on May 30, along with a free title update.


State of Decay Lifeline DLC stars dwindling army unit

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 28, 2014 6:00am PST

State of Decay showed how regular folk might fare in the zombie apocalypse, scraping together what little they can and slowly gaining each other's trust. But what about a military unit, armed with such fancy equipment yet burdened with so much more responsibility? The new DL...


"Yup. At launch especially it lacked some polish and tuning. However, it's a fun and novel take ..."

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State of Decay 'Lifeline' expansion coming to PC and Xbox 360

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 11, 2014 2:00pm PST

State of Decay will receive a new expansion called Lifeline, expected to release at the same time on PC and Xbox 360. The news comes after testers were spotted with the new content on Steam.


State of Decay MMO hinted as ArenaNet co-founder joins studio

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 30, 2014 9:30am PST

Undead Labs had planned all along for State of Decay to be a stepping stone to a zombie apocalypse MMORPG, and it seems to be getting closer. The developer today announced it's hired Patrick Wyatt, a veteran of Blizzard, a co-founder of Guild Wars dev ArenaNet, and a foundin...


"Undead Labs is independent and its partnering with MS, that's what the multi-year, multi-title ..."

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State of Decay studio signs new multi-title deal with Microsoft

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 10, 2014 4:15pm PST

Undead Labs has signed a multi-year, multi-title agreement with Microsoft Studios, ensuring the State of Decay creators will remain under the Microsoft banner.


"Great News for Undead Labs and Xbox owners! (oh and MS won't forget PC)"

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State of Decay: Breakdown DLC shambles out November 29

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 18, 2013 12:30pm PST

State of Decay's sandbox survival mode DLC 'Breakdown' was expected to launch by the end of October, "assuming no catastrophes." Well. Yes. Developer Undead Labs has announced it'll properly, definitely launch for PC and Xbox 360 on November 29 at $6.99, and released a new t...


State of Decay 'Breakdown' DLC due this month

By Steve Watts, Oct 08, 2013 10:00am PDT

State of Decay's 'Breakdown' DLC is coming this month, adding a progressive difficulty ramp-up each time you complete a scenario.


"Does this DLC actually bring new, downloadable content (characters, weapons, locations, vehicles ..."

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State of Decay ambles onto Steam Early Access

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 20, 2013 11:45am PDT

Undead Labs needs a little help with State of Decay's PC version, so they're looking for player feedback from a Steam Early Access release.


"The game actually does support basic mouse and keyboard but the bindings cannot be changed yet. ..."

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State of Decay due on PC this year, lightly jazzed up

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 17, 2013 1:10pm PDT

Undead Labs has been hesitant to say quite when the PC edition of its open-world zombie 'em up State of Decay will arrive, as it's still working a lot on the Xbox 360 version, but has tossed out its most specific release window so far: this year. As you'd expect, it should b...


State of Decay not adding co-op multiplayer

By Steve Watts, Jul 03, 2013 4:50pm PDT

State of Decay developer Undead Labs executive producer Jeff Strain says that adding multiplayer is off the table.


"That's truth, but I went to believe the developer on Twiter. My fault, but still it's ..."

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State of Decay update 2 out today

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 28, 2013 6:00am PDT

It started in Australia but didn't stay there for long. Within hours it was rolling across borders and drifting across seas, a wave of undead crashing against shores. The second State of Decay title update is rolling out today, I'm saying. The patch notes list a grand 56 cha...


State of Decay sequel 'would be on Xbox One'

By Steve Watts, Jun 24, 2013 8:15am PDT

Undead Labs founder Jeff Strain says that if a full sequel comes for State of Decay, it would be an Xbox One game.


"thank you for this new revenue stream. we're closing your studio btw"

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State of Decay declared 'fastest selling original game ever' on XBLA

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 18, 2013 7:05am PDT

The open-world zombie 'em up passed 500,000 sales within its first week, publisher Microsoft Studios has announced, declaring it "the fastest selling original game ever on Xbox Live Arcade." What now? Undead Labs is still working on patches, apparently doesn't have too much ...


"That quote makes it sound like the issue was that they didn't have a distribution platform for ..."

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State of Decay first title update not working

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 17, 2013 6:00am PDT

The promised first update for open-world survive 'em up State of Decay went live over the weekend, or so it seemed. Unfortunately, the fixes it was supposed to bring were clearly not in effect, and after a bit of checking developer Undead Labs has confirmed that "the update ...


"Which is a damn shame. The game really strains the 360's hardware."

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State of Decay update coming as sales pass 250k; PC version won't be 'soon'

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 10, 2013 6:00am PDT

Just when everyone seemed bored stiff of zombies, State of Decay launched last week to shake a little life into the genre. That sentence contained two jokes. The open-world zombie 'em up sold a whopping 250,000 copies in its first two days on sale, developer Undead Labs anno...


"I agree, there are some bugs but the game itself is pretty much the zombie game I have been ..."

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