It looks like the holidays are about to get a little more grim.
Telltale Games has announced that the first episode of the third season of its episodic The Walking Dead games will come out on December 20 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 Xbox 360, PC, iOS, and Android. The previous two seasons of The Walking Dead have sold over 28 million episodes. The first season put Telltale at the front of the episodic gaming business, helping it secure other properties like A Game of Thrones and Batman.
Telltale will show an extended look at the first episode of season three, subtitled A New Frontier, during The Game Awards on December 1. A boxed version of the new season will come out for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on Feburary 7. It will include the first episode and grant access to download future episodes.
Below is a plot summary for season three from Telltale.
“When family is all you have left … how far will you go to protect it? Four years after society was ripped apart by undead hands, pockets of civilization emerge from the chaos. But at what cost? Can the living be trusted on this new frontier? As Javier, a young man determined to find the family taken from him, you meet a young girl who has experienced her own unimaginable loss. Her name is Clementine, and your fates are bound together in a story where every choice you make could be your last.”