It was solely pure for followers to need extra of Max and Chloe after the emotional conclusion of Life is Strange, the episodic journey that starred two youngsters who discover themselves blended up in a narrative about time manipulation and self-discovery. But developer Dontnod has been seeking to inform new tales, and the staff has already begun exploring concepts about what they’ll do after Season Two – a totally new story set in the identical world – wraps up.
CinemaBlend spoke with Square Enix’s communications supervisor for Life is Strange, Peter Fury, at PAX West earlier this month, who stated that Dontnod has been brainstorming tales set within the Life is Strange universe and is eager to inform new ones.
“By the time the fifth episode [of Season One] came out it, was clear that this was a massive success beyond anything that anyone actually expected at the time, so everyone knew that we wanted to do more,” Fury told CinemaBlend. “Ultimately what Dontnod felt was they wanted to do something entirely new.”
When Life is Strange 2 begins September 27, gamers will meet two entirely new characters, Sean and Daniel, who’ve a totally new form of story to discover. Dontnod has already advised a brand new form of story within the Life is Strange universe with The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit, which debuted in June as a form of free interstitial palate-cleanser piece bridging Life is Strange seasons one and two. The prequel, Life is Strange: Before the Storm, was a fan-centered send-off for Max and Chloe that was dealt with by one other developer, Deck Nine.
Dontnod management has explained to GamesIndustry.biz at size that it’s a developer targeted on innovation. The developer is presently working with Square Enix on Life is Strange and with Bandai Namco on a brand new IP. In early June, Dontnod launched Vampyr, a completely completely different form of game from Life is Strange.
According to Fury, Dontnod intends to maintain exploring new tales, and so they have loads of them within the works.
“They have a lot of stories that they came up with [for Life is Strange 2] and this was just the one that felt the most interesting to go with, but there’s been a lot characters, a lot of stories, that have been under consideration and exist in the back of everyone’s minds.”
Whatever’s subsequent for Life is Strange, it’ll be one thing new and possibly fully completely different.