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  BOXED LIMITED AND VINYL EDITIONS COMING MARCH
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01/18/2018
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

LONDON (January 18, 2018) – SQUARE ENIX®, today announced that boxed Vinyl and Limited Editions of LIFE IS STRANGE™: BEFORE THE STORM, the latest game in the award-winning, multi-million copy selling, episodic franchise will be released on March 6th 2018 in the US and March 9th in PAL territories on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC (Steam). Alongside the Boxed Editions, the Bonus Episode entitled Farewell will be launching digitally across all territories on March 6th.

The Limited Edition contains a physical artbook featuring art from Life is Strange: Before the Storm plus the licensed soundtrack on CD. A separate Vinyl Edition is also available exclusively from the SQUARE ENIX Store. This includes all content from the Limited Edition as well as an exclusive vinyl set of the licensed soundtrack.

 

 

Both the Limited and Vinyl Editions are now available to pre-order and include access to the Life is Strange: Before the Storm Bonus Episode, ‘Farewell’. In this exclusive episode, players see the return of a young Max Caulfield. This episode welcomes the original voice actors Ashly Burch & Hannah Telle, resuming their roles as Chloe and Max. More details can be found in the recently released video entitled Farewell – Behind the Scenes, which can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/zyUvF33tO5w

 

Both editions also include access to the following digital content:

  • Mixtape Mode – Design your own playlist from the Life is Strange licensed soundtrack and listen to it alongside a cinematic scene from the game
  • Outfit pack – Change up Chloe's look with three new complete outfits. Includes Punk Doe, Hawt Dawg Man & Illuminati outfits
  • Episode 1 from the first Life is Strange season
 

A full list of included tracks can be found below:

  1. Daughter – Flaws
  2. Koda – I Don’t
  3. Daughter – Glass
  4. Ben Howard – Black Flies
  5. Daughter – Youth
  6. Lanterns on the Lake – Through the Cellar Door
  7. Daughter – All I wanted
  8. Speedy Ortiz – No Below
  9. Daughter – A Hole in the Earth
  10. Broods – Taking You There
  11. Daughter – Burn it Down
  12. Wolf Alice – Bros
  13. Daughter – No Care
  14. Brody Dalle – Don’t Mess With Me
  15. Pretty Vicious – Are You Ready for Me

The Limited Edition RRP is $39.99/€39.99/£34.99; the Vinyl Edition is available for $69.99/€69.99/£59.99 exclusively from the SQUARE ENIX Store https://weblet.square-enix.com/geojmp.php?d=LISBTS&l=vinylpc.

Pre-Order to receive exclusive Chloe & Rachel figurines. Availability subject to demand. This offer may not be available in certain territories please check your local retailers for further information.

 

 

LIFE IS STRANGE: BEFORE THE STORM is set in Arcadia Bay, three years before the events of the first game in the series. Players will take on the role of a rebellious 16 year-old Chloe Price who forms an unlikely friendship with Rachel Amber; a beautiful and popular girl destined for success. When Rachel’s world is turned upside down by a family secret, it takes this new-found alliance to give each other the strength to overcome their demons.

The full season trailer is available now and can be found here: https://youtu.be/PkvtvBNcZaA

About Deck Nine Games

Deck Nine Games are an independent videogame developer devoted to bringing together two passions; meaningful storytelling and rich gameplay. Its talented team of developers have won awards for their work in films, TV and videogames. Located at the foot of the Colorado mountains, Deck Nine Games is focused on becoming a premium developer of narrative adventure games for consoles, PC and mobile devices.

More information on Deck Nine Games can be found at www.DeckNineGames.com

About Square Enix Ltd.

Square Enix Ltd. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 135 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 75 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 63 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found at http://eu.square-enix.com/en

About Life is Strange: Before the Storm

Life Is Strange: Before The Storm © 2017 - 2018 Square Enix Ltd. All Rights Reserved. LIFE IS STRANGE and LIFE IS STRANGE: BEFORE THE STORM are registered trademarks or trademarks of Square Enix Ltd. SQUARE ENIX and the SQUARE ENIX logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. All other marks are properties of their respective owners.