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Dead Island: Riptide pre-order bonus DLC detailed

Pre-orders for Dead Island: Riptide, Deep Silver's upcoming open-world zombie survival game, will contain downloadable content with in-game bonuses, discounts, skins and more, according to to a press release from the developer.

The first DLC, The Survivor Pack, will include a weapon called the BBQ Blade, which players can upgrade at the workbench to superheat the balde using a fuel tank. It will also include an XP stat booster and a shop that provides discounts on weapons and items.The Survivor Pack will be available for pre-orders in multiple regions worldwide.

The Fashion Victim pre-order DLC, which is available through GAME stores in the U.K., includes skins for each of the game's five playable characters.

Both DLC packs will be available for purchase after Dead Island: Riptide's release on April 23 in North America and April 26 in Europe on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC. The Survivor Pack will cost 400 Microsoft Points ($5), while Fashion Victim will cost 160 Microsoft Points ($2).

Earlier this year, Deep Silver revealed a bloody torso statue to be included in the game's Zombie Bait Edition in Europe and Australia. The bust, which depicted a headless, bikini clad woman, sparked controversy, and Deep Silver U.K. subsequently apologized.

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