New Dead Island Riptide DLC Details Announced

DLC packs will boost your character in terms of stats and fashion.

Dead Island Riptide DLC

In a press release today, Deep Silver announced details concerning two DLC packs available for players who pre-order Dead Island Riptide. 

The first pack, titled The Survivor Pack,  provides the player with extra boosts to help during the game, including an xp/stats booster, a digital strategy map, and a shop with discounts.

The pack also includes access to an exclusive item. The BBQ Blade is a sharp sword where the player can "add in some workbench-modifying and hook it up to a few fuel tanks to bring some heat to a zombie’s heart."

The second pack is not as hearty as the first. Called Fashion Victim, it gives your character new skins. So just in case your previous out

The DLC can also be purchased individually with the release of Dead Island Riptide. The Survivor Pack will be available for 400 Microsoft Points or for $4.99 on PlayStation Store and Steam. The Fashion Victim for 160 Microsoft Points or for $1.99.

Dead Island Riptide is set to be released on April 23, 2013 in North America.