Bandai Namco and Life is Strange devs Dontnod are working collectively on a “completely new story, new characters and everything” for a story recreation, with extra particulars to be revealed in 2018. Hervé Hoerdt, Bamco’s VP of promoting and digital, introduced this in an interview with MCV.
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Beyond the inclusiong of “a good dose of investigation” there’s treasured little further data in the interview. It’s not even confirmed for PC, or the rest, however given Bandai Namco’s different video games have all made it this fashion lately, it might be bizarre for them to skip it when Life is Strange did so nicely on Steam. It’s additionally been labored on since 2016, with a special group from each these on Vampyr and Life is Strange 2. There’s additionally this little bit of art work:
Sweet ‘n’ mysterious. That, presumably, is the “fictional place within the US” that the sport will likely be set – just like Arcadia Bay, however extra city, based mostly on the above.
Hoerdt says that they are on the lookout for 50% of their output to be new IPs, developed in tandem with confirmed studios like Dontnod. They need triple-A high quality and anticipate “a really emotional expertise, with some sort of investigation and going deep into the psychology of the characters, and giving emotion to the participant” out of their partnership.
More to be revealed in 2018, together with, y’know, the identify, launch date, setting, plot, and so forth.