By Leo Stevenson
GAME NAME: Dead Island: Riptide
PUBLISHER(S): Deep Silver
PLATFORM(S): PC, PS3, Xbox 360
GENRE(S): First Person Survival
RELEASE DATE(S): 26 April 2013
Dead Island: Riptide - the non-sequel to last year's co-op zombie basher - will launch in North America 23 April 2013 and three days later for all other regions, including Australia.
Publisher, Deep Silver revealed the news today as well as detailing the pre-order and retailer specific bonus content gamers can look forward to. The creatively titled "Pre-order Edition" contains "an exclusive pack of weapon mods that allows even more, manifold ways to dispose of the ghastly zombie hordes on Palanai island." Specifics of the weapons have not been revealed as yet.
The retailer specific bonuses contain an alternate character skin and alternate cover art. The details of which retailers will receive which bonus has not been announced but look for more details soon.
Dead Island: Riptide will be available for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 on 26 April 2013.