- Main article: Cricket Bat
- In the ZombiU Gameplay Trailer for Wii U at E3 2012, shows the player using a pickaxe to perform a finishing move on a standing Zombie. This melee weapon, however, was removed on the finished version of the game for unknown reasons.
- Two new melee weapons are appearing in the upcoming Xbox One, Playstation 4, and Microsoft Windows versions. One being a shovel and the other being a nailed baseball bat.