Life Is Strange 2, the sequel to the time-bending narrative masterpiece from Dontnod, can be played for free right now.
Available on PC, Xbox One, and Playstation 4, the first instalment in the second of the Life is Strange adventures is now free to play. Square Enix and Dontnod announced the move to make episode 1 of this tale permanently free from today, meaning players who might fancy trying out this new adventure can do so at absolutely no charge.
More Than A Demo
Delivering around 3 hours of game time, the first part of this narrative starts after a tragic incident forces brothers Sean and Daniel Diaz to run away from home. Trying to avoid the police and living in fear of Daniel’s new telekinetic power, the two siblings decide that heading south of the border, to Mexico, is the answer to their immediate problems. Everything that occurs after this initial scramble for survival kicks off a tale where players take on the role of Sean. As the older of the two siblings, it is up to you to keep Daniel safe and every choice you make can impact everyone around you.
Much like the very first Life is Strange, Dontnod has twisted a relatable set of characters around an unusual situation. Burdened with powers they are trying to tackle and a serious emotional weight, this tale of two brothers is just another example of the formulae that continues to make Dontnod incredibly successful. If you haven’t’ yet had the chance to try out Life is Strange or Life is Strange 2 then free seems like a reasonable price to try it out. Check out the trailer above, travel across to the official website, or head over to the Steam Store to check out Life is Strange 2: Episode 1 for free.