Life is Strange: Episode 1 is Now Free

The first episode of narrative driven Life is Strange, Chrysalis is free to download. Square Enix and DONTNOD announce that the title will be free to all on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC starting from July 21st.

Oskar Guilbert, CEO of DONTNOD says,

“Although our team set out to create an award-winning narrative we still cannot believe the response we’ve had from players of Life is Strange” Entertainment. “We’re really glad that Square Enix have decided to give the first episode away for free so more players can begin their journey and see why people have fallen in love with the game for themselves”

Life is Strange follows the story of a girl called Max, a photography student who realises she can rewind time while saving her best friend Chloe Price. From there Life is Strange takes them both on a journey investigating the mysterious disappearance their fellow student  Rachel Amber and uncovering a dark side to their home town of Arcadia Bay.

“By making the first episode of Life is Strange free, we’re really excited to welcome new players to the world of Arcadia Bay and our passionate, vibrant community” said Jon Brooke, VP Brand and European Marketing at Square Enix, “We’re incredibly pleased with the awards that the series has won to date as well as the support that our community have given us throughout the campaign.”

To celebrate watch the brand new trailer and you can pick up the title yourself from July 21st, 2016 by heading over to the Life is Strange website.