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Life is Strange 2 story, protagonists confirmed

Life is Strange 2′s story and its protagonists were today detailed by Square Enix and DONTNOD as part of Gamescom.

The episodic game’s first installment will debut on 27 September, available on Windows PC, Xbox One and PS4.

“Discover a story of two brothers, 16-year old Sean and 9-year old Daniel Diaz, who have to flee their home in suburban Seattle after a tragic event that changes their lives forever, Square Enix said if the game. “On the run from the police, Sean makes a difficult decision; to take his brother and go to Puerto Lobos, Mexico. Life on the road is dangerous and the brothers will be faced with tough decisions as they bravely undertake a journey that will test the bonds of brotherhood.”

The brothers appear to be the pair shown at the end of The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit.

“The release of Captain Spirit was a great moment for the team and we can’t wait to introduce the players to the new story and characters of Life is Strange 2,” said Raoul Barbet, Co-Creative Director. “We have worked hard with the original team to keep what I personally loved to craft in the first game: the mood, the cinematographic work and of course, the music.”

“After the exciting adventures of Max and Chloe, we are extremely happy that you will all soon meet Sean and Daniel Diaz, our new protagonists, and follow them on their journey,” added Michel Koch, Co-Creative Director. “We love diving back into the Life is Strange universe along with our lead writer, Jean-Luc Cano, to create our new story and characters”.

The first episode of Life is Strange 2 heads to Windows PC, Xbox One and PS4 on 27 September.

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