Deep Silver today unveiled Dead Island Riptide, the next chapter in the multi-million selling Dead Island franchise as well as providing details for the exclusive pre-order editions of the game.

Now available for pre-order are two different editions of Dead Island Riptide:

The 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.

And the 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.

Dead Island Riptide will be released on April 23, 2013 in the USA and Canada and on April 26, 2013 in the rest of the world for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360, and Windows PC.