Deep Silver recently dropped a few nuggets of info on their upcoming Dead Island Riptide
. First and foremost, is the release date of April 23rd, 2013 in the USA and Canada and April 26th, 2013 for the rest of the world.
Secondly, is the announcement of some pre-order goodness for their next zombie-killing adventure. Gamers will have their choice between pre-ordering two different editions of the game.* 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.
Finally, there's some gritty (most-definitely NOT shiny) box art.Dead Island Riptide
will be hitting retailers on April 23rd, 2013 in North America and April 26th worldwide.
Thanks to the many members of the community who suggested this news!