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OVERKILL's The Walking Dead in November

Starbreeze, Skybound Entertainment, and 505 Games (basically everyone except OVERKILL) announce a November 6th release date for OVERKILL's The Walking Dead in North America, saying the zombie-infested shooter will spread to other territories two days after that. They also say a PC-exclusive closed beta will begin before then for preorder customers. They illustrate the news with a new teaser trailer offering a look at gameplay. Here's the news:

Starbreeze, Skybound Entertainment and 505 Games have released the first official gameplay trailer for OVERKILLís The Walking Dead, the upcoming cooperative multiplayer FPS from developer OVERKILL Ė A Starbreeze Studio. The video also reveals the game is expected to launch on the PlayStationģ4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Windows PC on Nov. 6 in North and South America and Nov. 8 for the rest of the world, including Europe.

OVERKILLís The Walking Dead is available to pre-order now as a digital title on all platforms and as a physical boxed product for consoles only at most major retailers for $59.99. A steel book deluxe edition of OVERKILLís The Walking Dead, featuring the base game, the ďNight Raid Character PackĒ DLC, a variety of cosmetic skins, a digital art book and more, is also available to pre-order for $79.99. Players who pre-order either version will receive an assortment of in-game cosmetic skins as a bonus. As an homage to its comic book heritage, the physical steel book deluxe edition will also feature four collector cards illustrated by comic book artist Dan Panosian.

OVERKILLís The Walking Deadís PC-exclusive closed beta will begin later this year. Closed beta access will be available for PC pre-orders only. Players who pre-order the standard edition of OVERKILLís The Walking Dead will receive a single invitation to the closed beta, while those who pre-order the gameís deluxe edition will receive four closed beta invites to share with friends.

Inspired by Robert Kirkmanís original graphic novels, OVERKILLís The Walking Dead is a four-player co-op multiplayer shooter in which players must band together on a variety of missions and raids to find survivors, secure supplies and stay alive. Use stealth to evade enemies tactically, or dismember walkers limb from limb with brute force and firepower. Each of the gameís four playable characters has their own special abilities, skill trees, squad roles, play styles and background stories.

Starbreeze released cinematic character trailers for each of the gameís main heroes, giving players a closer look at them before and after the world changed. The complete series is available now:

For more information, visit https://www.overkillsthewalkingdead.com , and follow the game on Facebook , Twitter , YouTube and Instagram with #OTWD.

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