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Dead Island: Epidemic spreads onto Steam Early Access, at a cost


Dead Island: Epidemic, the world’s first ZOMBA (Zombie Online Multiplayer Battle Arena), enters Early Access today on Steam starting at $16.99 ( 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.Patient_Zero
  • 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.Contagion