We have just received word from Deep Silver that Dead Island Riptide has "Gone Gold." For those that are unfamiliar with the term, it means that development of the main game has been completed, and a master copy has been sent off so the game can be replicated and packaged. Of course, development of the game can continue, but it will appear in the form of patches and DLC.
“More than four million players around the world survived the ordeals of the zombie infestation on the once beautiful island resort of Banoi. Our group of survivors thought they had finally found a safe place away from Banoi to escape from this terrifying nightmare.
They were wrong.
Featuring character-import options for fans who want to carry over their original saved games, Dead Island Riptide is the thrilling next chapter in the Dead Island universe. Co-op has never been more important as Dead Island Riptide players band together to defend new, key territories in water-soaked tropical locales against hordes of never-before-seen zombie types. Also, a new playable character class, fresh gameplay mechanics and drivable boats plunge you ever-more into the depths of what’s really lurking behind the deadly zombie infestation….”
Dead Island Riptide was developed for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC, and has an official release date of April 23rd. Learn more by watching the trailer below and visiting the following links: