Kick Off 2 was released by Anco Software in August of 1990.Kick Off 2 was critically acclaimed recieving magazine reviews of between 81% and 97%.

Kick Off 2 was programmed by Dino Dino. Steve Screech is credited with the graphics and testing.KO2 was initially relased on the Commodore Amiga followed by ports on the Atari ST, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Zx Spectrum, MS Dos and Snes.