Dead Island Riptide gets April 2013 release

Two versions announced for pre-order

Dead Island Riptide will release on April 23, 2013 in North America and worldwide on April 26, 2013, publisher Deep Silver has confirmed.


Two versions of the Dead Island sequel have been revealed for pre-order, including a 'Special Retailers Edition' which is set to feature unique in-game content.

Featuring a new character, skills, multiplayer features and hub defence missions, the sequel's set for release on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. See Dead Island: Riptide screenshots for more.

The two versions are:

  • Pre-order Edition: This version of Dead Island Riptide will include an exclusive pack of weapon mods that allows even more, manifold ways to dispose of the ghastly zombie hordes on Palanai island.
  • Special Retailers Edition: In addition to the weapon mods this version will contain an alternate character skin not obtainable anywhere else! The Special Edition of Dead Island Riptide will only be available at selected retail partners. Details about the retail partners per territory offering the Special Edition will be announced soon. The Special Retailers Edition will also feature an alternative packshot.