Deep Silver, publishers of Dead Island Riptide, have confirmed that their game is to be arriving on a global basis on April 26, 2013. They will come in two versions of a different kind - a “Special Retailers Edition” as well as an original game.
There will be missions involving hub defence, new characters, skills and multiplayer features amongst other things. Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC users will be getting the game. Both editions have been outlined as follows:
.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.