Dead Island: Epidemic Bursts Into Early Access with the Return of the Iconic Sam B

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Dead Island: Epidemic Bursts Into Early Access with the Return of the Iconic Sam B  

Fan-favorite character returns to action as Deep Silver reveals Early Access packs

Larkspur, CA – May 19, 2014 — Dead Island: Epidemic, the world’s first ZOMBA (Zombie Online Multiplayer Battle Arena), enters Early Access today on Steam starting at $16.99 (http://store.steampowered.com/app/222900/). Debuting with three different Early Access starter packs to choose from, Deep Silver alsointroduces iconic Dead Island heroSam B as a playable character. All Early Access options contain exclusive weapons, upgrades and in-game currency that can be used straightaway or during the upcoming Open Beta phase and at the launch of the final game.

Pitting 3 teams of players against each other in a desperate fight for survival, Dead Island: Epidemic is aFree-to-Play PC title that will feature all the trademark elements that are part of a Dead Island experience and much more.

Included in each pack:

  •          Patient Zero Pack ($16.99) –

The entry pack offers 5 unique weapons, 3additional characters, the “Golden Sprocket Hammer” as well as boosters, character & gear points and in-game cash.

  •          Deadicated Pack ($39.99) –

The “Deadicated Pack” includes all of the“Patient Zero Pack” plus additional content: six Tier 2 weapons, the “Golden Precise Shotgun”, the “Keghammer”, a larger booster and bundle of character & gear points and in-game cash plus exclusive access to Sam B as playable character. Additionally, players will also receive even more items & characters once the game heads into Open Beta and then again at the launch phase.

  •          Contagion Pack ($44.99) –

With the “Contagion Pack”, players canspread the Epidemic to their friends. It offers everything that is in the “Deadicated Pack” (with an alternate “Contagious” in-game title & icon) four times: once for the player andthree gift copies that they can share with their friends.

More information about Dead Island Epidemic and a detailed overview ofthe different packs can be found at www.playdie.net.

Official website: www.playdie.net

Facebook: facebook.com/deadislandepidemic

Youtube: www.youtube.com/deadislandgame

Twitter: twitter.com/playdie

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About Deep Silver
Deep Silver develops and publishes interactive games for all platforms, seeking to deliver top-quality products that provide immersive game experiences driven by the desires of the gaming community.  The company has published more than 200 games worldwide since 2003, including the best-selling zombie action Dead Island™ franchise, the critically-acclaimed Metro™: Last Light and the smash hit action adventure Saints Row IV™. Deep Silver is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Media, GmbH, and includes the renowned development studio Deep Silver Volition, based in Champaign, IL. For more information, please visit www.deepsilver.com or follow us on twitter at@deepsilver.

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