Deep Silver released a trailer to showcase the upcoming    DLC. The DLC will offer a different perspective on antagonist Ryder White, enabling gamers to understand his motives.

The trailer below shows a little of his backstory with details of his mission and how he got stuck on the island. Dead Island Ryder White DLC will be available February 1st for 800 MSP or $9.99 for the Xbox 360, PS3 and Steam.

Press Release:

Deep Silver today released a trailer showing the brand new story DLC “Ryder White” for the award-winning game Dead Island. The DLC will will be available early next week.

This DLC offers a unique new perspective into the incidents in the main story of Dead Island: This time the player will get the chance to play as Ryder White, the antagonist of the main game; learn more about his motivations and why, from his point of view, he did what he had to do. This fresh take on the Dead Island story shows Ryder White both as a military man and a loving husband.

The DLC stars Ryder White as a newly playable character and offers a single player campaign with several hours of story content with twists and turns that will shed new light on the game’s happenings. Two blueprints and weapons will further expand the already impressive arsenal of Dead Island.

The DLC will be available on February 01, 2012 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC. It will be available for 800 Microsoft points on Xbox LIVE Marketplace or for EUR 9,99 on PSN and Steam.