Episodic teen drama Life is Strange will return this August, publisher Square Enix has announced.
First premiered during Microsoft’s E3 Media Briefing, Life is Strange: Before The Storm takes place 3 years before the first game and will be developed by the recently re-branded Deck Nine Games.
Consisting of 3 episodes with the first set to debut August 31st, 2017, Before The Storm will follow the story of rebellious teenager Chloe Price who strikes up an unlikely friendship with Rachel Amber, a popular girl, destined for great things.
“The original LIFE IS STRANGE brought a new level of depth and real-world emotion to the narrative adventure game genre and holds a strong place in many people’s hearts, including our own,” said Jeff Litchford, Vice President at Deck Nine Games. “It’s an absolute privilege to work on the next game in the series and it’s our chance to do justice to the series and prove the quality of our unique StoryForge toolset from our very talented team.”
Life is Strange: Before The Storm debuts August 31st on Xbox One, PS4 and PC.