Dead Island: Riptide will launch on April 23, 2013 in North America, with a worldwide release to follow on April 26. Publisher Deep Silver has also announced pre-order bonuses for the soggy zombie sequel, namely an "exclusive pack of weapon mods." A special edition will also be available – specific retailers to be announced soon – and will include a special character skin "not obtainable anywhere else."
Dead Island: Riptide is set to feature an improved engine, a new weather system and character continuation from the first Dead Island. Also zombies.