Dead Island: Riptide Definitive Edition

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Dead Island: Riptide Definitive Edition
Dead Island: Riptide Definitive Edition cover
Developers
Techland
Publishers
Deep Silver
Engines
Chrome Engine 6
Release dates
Windows May 31, 2016
Linux June 3, 2016
Dead Island: Riptide Definitive Edition at Wikipedia
Dead Island
Dead Island 2011
Dead Island: Riptide 2013
Escape Dead Island 2014
Dead Island: Epidemic 2016
Dead Island: Definitive Edition 2016
Dead Island: Riptide Definitive Edition 2016
Dead Island: Retro Revenge 2016
Dead Island 2 TBA

This page is for the Definitive Edition. For the original release, see Dead Island: Riptide.

General information

Official website
Dead Island Wiki
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Bundled with Dead Island: Definitive Edition and Retro Revenge.
Windows
Steam
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Windows
Linux
All the DLC released with the previous version is included with the game.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename file[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\DIR\
  2. Open Data0.pak with 7-Zip.
  3. Inside Data0.pak navigate to data\menu\movies.
  4. Delete or rename intromovies.scr.

Game data[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\DeadIslandRiptideDE\out\settings\
Linux <path-to-game>/DIR/out/Settings
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\383150\remote\out\save
Dead Island: Riptide saves in the same folder where Dead Island: Definitive Edition saves, but uses different extensions for its files (*.prr, *.sar).

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Nvidia DSR zooms in to the top left corner. To fix, enable "Disable display scaling on high DPI settings" on the executable's compatibility settings.
Field of view (FOV)
Default is 62. See Field of view (FOV).
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
The frame rate is locked to 30 on the main menu

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Changing your Field of View may cause issues when hip firing guns.
Edit default_levels.xml[1]
  1. Go to the DI folder inside the installation folder and open Data0.pak with 7-Zip.
  2. Inside Data0.pak navigate to data\skills and open default_levels.xml.
  3. Find CameraDefaultFOV and replace 62.5 with your desired FOV.
  4. Save and if 7-Zip asks if you want to update the file in the archive click Yes.

Input settings[edit]

In-game keyboard/mouse settings.
In-game keyboard/mouse settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game general gamepad settings.
In-game general gamepad settings.
In-game gamepad layout settings.
In-game gamepad layout settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Czech
French
German
Italian
Polish
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

In-game network settings.
In-game network settings.

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
4 Co-op
Online play
4 Co-op

Connection types

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
OpenGL 4 Linux only.
Shader Model support 5
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio FMOD
Cutscenes Bink Video
Multiplayer Steamworks

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-2500 3.3 GHz
AMD FX-8320 3.5 GHz
Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4 GHz
AMD FX-8350 4.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 Ti
AMD Radeon HD 6870
1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 780
AMD Radeon R9 290
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible
Controller Windows-compatible keyboards, mouse, optional controller (Xbox 360 Controller for Windows recommended)
Other Broadband internet connection
64-bit OS is required
Laptop versions of graphics cards may work but are NOT officially supported
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 14.04.03, Ubuntu 15.04, Mint 17.1, SteamOS Brewmaster
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-4170
AMD Athlon X4 860K
Intel Core i5-4670K
AMD FX-8320
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 460
1 GB of VRAM
Nvidia GeForce GTX 770
2 GB of VRAM
64-bit OS is required
Laptop versions of graphics cards may work but are NOT officially supported

References