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Dead Island: Definitive Edition

A remastered edition of the first installment in the Dead Island series, which was originally launched in 2011 by the Polish studio Techland.

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Dead Island: Definitive Edition for PC, PS4 and XONE is a remastered edition of the 2011’s Dead Island and contains every expansion released for the original. The production can be bought via digital distribution channels or bundled with Dead Island: Riptide – Definitive Edition as a part of Dead Island: Definitive Collection. The title was developed by Techland, a Polish studio that previously created Dying Light, among other titles, and published by Deep Silver.


In Dead Island: Definitive Edition, we find ourselves on the island of Banoi near Papua New Guinea and assume the role of one of four characters who have to fight for survival because the location is overrun with zombies.


Dead Island: Definitive Collection is a first-person action game with RPG elements which mainly involves exploration of the environment and performing various primary and secondary quests. A great emphasis was put on melee combat, while the gameplay works best in cooperation mode, although it is possible to play solo, as well.

In comparison with the original, Definitive Edition offers an enhanced user interface, among other things. The PlayStation 4 version now supports the Remote-Play and Share-Play systems. A modification of Power Fists Power-Up was also introduced.

Technical aspects

Dead Island: Definitive Edition for PC, PS4 and XONE offers significantly enhanced graphics powered by the Chrome Engine 6 technology. The title boasts high-quality textures, a new lighting system, improved character models, and enhanced visual effects such as anti-aliasing, HBAO, or motion blur. These elements made sure that the game doesn’t lag behind other titles, designed with the 8th generation in mind.

Last updated on 04 March 2016

Game mode: single / multiplayer   Multiplayer mode: Internet  

User score: 5.9 / 10 based on 261 votes.

Pre-release expectations: 8.1 / 10 based on 12 votes.

PEGI rating Dead Island: Definitive Edition

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty. Game contains bad language. Game contains depictions of violence.

Dead Island: Definitive Edition System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Core i5-2500 3.3 GHz/AMD FX-8320 3.5 GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • graphic card 1 GB GeForce GTX 560/Radeon HD 6870 or better
  • 20 GB HDD
  • Windows 7/8/8.1/10 64-bit
  • Recommended:
  • Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4 GHz/AMD FX-8350 4.0
  • 8 GB RAM
  • graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 780/Radeon R9 290 or better
  • 20 GB HDD
  • Windows 7/8/8.1/10 64-bit
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