Deep Silver have confirmed their release date for Escape Dead Island, a third-person single-player survival mystery spin-off that unravels the origins of the zombie outbreak and tells of the events behind the multi-million-seller Dead Island and the recently announced successor Dead Island 2. Here in Europe we’ll be seeing it on the 21st November (you American folks will enjoy it on the 18th), and unlike the upcoming “proper” Dead Island title it’ll be landing on the PS3, 360 and PC.
Escape Dead Island is a survival mystery that follows the story of Cliff Calo, who sets sail to document the unexplained events rumoured to have happened on Banoi. Arriving on the island of Narapela, part of the Banoi archipelago, he finds that not everything is as it seems. Haunted by deja-vus, Cliff will have to make sense of it all. This story-driven adventure lets players delve into the Dead Island universe and unravel the origins of the zombie outbreak. Escape is only the beginning…
Delivering the key features of a Dead Island game – visceral melee combat set in a beautiful paradise setting – Escape adds a completely new tone to the zombie universe. The visually unique styles accompanies the player on his struggle against insanity as he experiences the secrets of the Dead Island universe, fights off zombies with a vast and unique array of weapons and opens the path to the events that will happen in Dead Island 2.
As an added bonus, players who pre-order and purchase Escape Dead Island will also be given guaranteed access to the Dead Island 2 beta.