Pre-order for access to the Dead Island 2 beta.
Spec Ops: The Line studio creating next year's zombie brawler.
PS4 gets timed exclusive beta and an exclusive character class.
Focuses on crafting, is for people who appreciate "fun over bullying".
"The difference is we make money," jokes Dead Island publisher's COO.
Game never pretended to be anything it wasn't, claims publisher.
"There will be a lot of exciting news for our fans this year," says Deep Silver on subject of next-gen Dead Island.
Publisher "deeply sorry" for offensive statue of mutilated female torso.