Square to be US distributor for Techland’s Dead Island

Tuesday, 3 May 2011 20:07 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Deep Silver and Square Enix announced today that Square will be the American distributor for Techland’s Dead Island when it releases on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.

“Square Enix’s impressive distribution and marketing capabilities, combined with their proven success with launching top-notch AAA titles, makes them the absolute best partner for Dead Island,” said Deep Silver Chief Operating Officer Geoff Mulligan. “We’re thrilled to be partnering with their dedicated and talented team and look forward to collaborating with them in order to bring Dead Island to gamers.”

“Dead Island is a truly extraordinary title and we couldn’t be more excited about leveraging our unified Square Enix resources in bringing it to audiences in the Americas.” said Mike Fischer, Square’s president and chief executive officer.

Dead Island, which is a first-person action game which focuses on melee combat, is out sometime this fall.