"Now, Dark Souls is an amazing game, but you probably bought Dead Island Riptide to play Dead Island Riptide! For those of you who don't know this, Dark Souls is also not a Deep Silver game," explained community manager Maurice Tan.
Deep Silver has managed to resolve the issue for new buyers, meaning any copies bought from now on will unlock the desired game. For anybody who got Dark Souls instead, they can contact Steam support and get Riptide added to their account.
You're all expecting the obvious comment here, about how Dark Souls is more like a victory for the consumer, because it's better than Riptide. Not one for surprises, I would like to say Dark Souls is more like a victory for the consumer, because it's better than Riptide.
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