A new State of Decay 2 snow mod gives you a small taste of State of Decay 3

State Of Decay 2 Snow Mod Screenshot
State Of Decay 2 Snow Mod Screenshot (Image credit: GhostSalty | NexusMods)

What you need to know

  • State of Decay 2 is a challenging community-building survival game set during a zombie apocalypse.
  • A new mod for State of Decay 2 transforms the Providence Ridge map with new snowy textures and visuals.
  • It completely changes the look and feel of the game, bringing State of Decay a little closer to the State of Decay 3 release trailer.
  • With State of Decay 3 still potentially years away, mods breathe new life into the aging State of Decay 2.

State of Decay 2 is an excellent zombie survival game that has players build up a community of toughened survivors and carefully manage community resources. The game has gotten tons of official support and updates since its launch nearly three years ago, but mods also help to keep the game alive with an active player base. A new snow mod on NexusMods brings a whole new visual to State of Decay 2's Providence Ridge map by introducing snowy and frozen textures and visuals.

The mod looks great regardless and might be right up your alley if you're looking for a different look when playing State of Decay 2. However, those who are eagerly waiting for State of Decay 3 may realize that this snow mod brings State of Decay 2 a little bit closer to the nailbiting teaser trailer for State of Decay 3. By combining this snow mod with others like the Walking Dead mod, you can breathe new life into your State of Decay 2 playthroughs.

State of Decay 2's unique blend of zombie survival and community building makes it one of the best survival games on Xbox. We can't wait to see what Undead Labs accomplishes in the future with State of Decay 3 on Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and PC. In the meantime, though, we'll need to make do with the excellent community-made State of Decay 2 mods like this one.

Zachary Boddy
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