Dead Island 2 Developer Dropped

Publisher Deep Silver sends along an announcement saying they have dropped YAGER as developer on Dead Island 2, offering no reason for this shakeup for the zombie sequel. Here's the brief statement:
"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."