Square Enix and DONTNOD announce
that the first episode of Life is
is now free
for Windows, macOS, and Linux. This is a permanent move and the initial episode
is also now free on consoles. Here's word on this effort to attract new players
to their episodic adventure game:
It’s a thrilling, BAFTA-award-winning
adventure about responsibility, freedom, brotherhood… and now you can download
and play the first Episode of Life is Strange 2 free – forever!
When a tragic incident turns Sean and Daniel’s quiet suburban life upside down,
the Diaz brothers find themselves on the road – alone, scared, and pursued by
Just sixteen years old, Sean is thrust into the role of father figure.
Struggling with his own feelings and fears, Sean must still try to teach Daniel
right from wrong… when the whole world is set against them.
Is it okay to steal when you’re hungry? Should you still play by the rules when
the rest of the world ignores them? As Sean, your choices will shape Daniel into
the man he will become – so choose carefully!
But Daniel is also hiding a dangerous secret… a telekinetic power that allows
him to move objects with his mind. How can you guide a boy who can flip a car
with a thought?
Over the course of roughly 3 hours of gameplay, Episode 1 takes the Diaz
brothers from the safety of home and out into the wild, with the repercussions
of a startling tragedy following them across the country. The choices you make
in these opening hours will echo throughout the whole game.
Leave the Seattle streets far behind, and delve deep into ancient woods.
Explore. Find shelter, face hardship, steal moments of joy amid gorgeous
scenery. Forge bonds of friendship and brotherhood that will last a lifetime…
and make enemies – and mistakes – that will haunt you forever.
Exciting, moving, and unique, your decisions across the course of the game will
build towards one of seven different endings, each with surprising consequences
for Sean, Daniel, and all the characters you’ll meet along the way. It all
This is the trip that defines Sean and Daniel’s relationship forever.