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Dead Island: Riptide - Definitive Edition

A remastered version of the second installment in the Dead Island series, originally launched in 2011 by the Polish studio Techland. The game picks up after the events of its predecessor.

Action | FPP | zombie | Post Apocalypse | RPG elements | multiplayer | reeditions/remasters/remakes | co-op | crafting

Dead Island: Riptide - Definitive Edition cover

developer: Techland

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Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet

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Dead Island: Riptide – Definitive Edition for PC, PS4 and XONE is a remastered edition of the 2013’s Dead Island Riptide and contains every expansion released for the original. The production can be bought via digital distribution channels or bundled with Dead Island: 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.


Dead Island: Riptide – Definitive Edition continues the themes of Dead Island. While returning home by helicopter, the protagonists have to land on a military ship. Soon after, the zombie nightmare begins all over again. Eventually, we find ourselves on the island of Palanai, where we have to fight for survival yet again.


Dead Island: Riptide – Definitive Edition is a first-person action game with RPG elements which mainly involve exploration 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: Riptide – 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.

PEGI Rating

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.

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

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
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

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