After three years of waiting, the next title in the Life is Strange video game series has been announced. Today at the Square Enix Presents virtual gaming showcase, Life is Strange: True Colors was unveiled. The latest instalment in the franchise has departed away from the format of the previous titles, players will no longer have to wait for episodes of the game to come out to play the full game.
Pre-orders for the upcoming game from game makers Deck Nine Games and Square Enix are now open. Life is Strange: True Colors is set to launch on September 10, 2021. It will be available on PC via Steam, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and Stadia.
The blurb for the game reads:
"Brought to life through full performance capture tech by rising talent Erika Mori, players will navigate Haven Springs as Alex Chen who has long suppressed her 'curse': the psychic power of Empathy, a supernatural ability which allows her to experience, absorb and manipulate the strong emotions of others - which she sees as blazing, colored auras. When her brother dies in a so-called accident, Alex must at last embrace her volatile power to find the truth – and uncover the dark secrets buried by a small town. Alex Chen’s journey and power is yours to control, and her future is in your hands."
Aside from the newest chapter in Life is Strange, Square Enix revisited some of the old games in the series as well. A remastered collective edition inclusive of Life is Strange and Life is Strange: Before the Storm has been announced. Titled the Life is Strange Remastered Collection, both games in it will feature optimized animations and graphics.
The rebooted collection is due out Autumn 2021 on PC via Steam, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Stadia. You can watch the announcement trailer for the Life is Strange Remastered Collection down below.