Dead Island Riptide dated for April

The cruelest month.

Open-world first-person zombie survival sequel Dead Island: Riptide has been dated for 26th April in Europe on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, publisher Deep Silver has announced.

It will be out in North America a few day earlier on 23rd April.

Deep Silver revealed that pre-orders will receive an exclusive weapon pack, while a Special Edition will contain the same as well as a unique alternate character skin not available elsewhere. The Special Edition will only be available at select as of yet unannounced retailers.

Techland's sequel will star the same foursome from the previous game who get swept up in the zombie invasion again after their rescue attempt at the end of the first game didn't take. Riptide will feature an all new weather system and allow players to import their data from the first game.

Check out the just released Standard Edition box art below.


Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our policy.

Jump to comments (13)

About the author

Jeffrey Matulef

Jeffrey Matulef

Contributor  |  mrdurandpierre

Jeffrey Matulef is the best-dressed man in 1984.


You may also enjoy...

Supporters only

Comments (13)

Comments for this article are now closed. Thanks for taking part!

Hide low-scoring comments

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer Merch
Explore our store