Square Enix and DONTNOD Entertainment have announced today that the first episode of Life is Strange will be released for free across all platforms, which includes the PC, on 21st July.
Life of Strange is a great game. It's on our list of, it's won a BAFTA for Best Story, the Peabody Award, the Golden Joystick’s Performance of the Year and The Game Awards’ Games for Impact Award, so it's well worth checking out, especially for free.
“Although our team set out to create an award-winning narrative we still cannot believe the response we’ve had from players of Life is Strange” said Oskar Guilbert, CEO of DONTNOD Entertainment. “We’re really glad that Square Enix have decided to give the first episode away for free so more players can begin their journey and see why people have fallen in love with the game for themselves”.
“By making the first episode of Life is Strange free, we’re really excited to welcome new players to the world of Arcadia Bay and our passionate, vibrant community” said Jon Brooke, VP Brand and European Marketing at Square Enix, “We’re incredibly pleased with the awards that the series has won to date as well as the support that our community have given us throughout the campaign.”
The first episode will be free to download from the 21st July on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360. You can pick up the full season of Life is Strange fromwhere it's priced at £14.57.