Telltale, the leading narrative game development studio and publisher, today revealed the release date for The Expanse: A Telltale Series.
Episode one of the series, from developers Deck Nine and Telltale, is coming to PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC via the Epic Games Store on July 27, 2023.
Following the release of The Expanse: A Telltale Series Episode 1, the following four episodes will be releasing every two weeks from July 27, 2023, allowing players to experience the exciting universe of The Expanse like never before.
Pre-orders for both the Standard ($39.99) and Deluxe Editions ($44.99) will go live on June 1, 2023. Players who pre-order will receive 24-hour early access, while players who purchase the Deluxe edition will also receive DLC (content to be announced at a later date).
The first new IP announced by Telltale since the company re-formed in 2019, The Expanse: A Telltale Series is set prior to the events of Alcon Television Group’s critically acclaimed and award-winning television series which streams on Prime Video.
Players take on the role of Camina Drummer (played by actress Cara Gee in both the game and TV series), the XO of a scavenger crew on the hunt for a mysterious treasure on the edges of The Belt.
As Drummer, players must deal with a mix of powerful personalities, square off against a bloody mutiny, explore locations beyond The Belt and, most of all, make tough decisions that will decide the fate of The Artemis crew.
Scour shipwrecks, use mag boots to walk on walls and ceilings, and utilize Zero-G thrusters to float through sections of ships and the open expanse of space in the largest and most immersive exploration of any Telltale game to date.
Deck Nine is an independent game developer dedicated to forging stores and gameplay into transformative entertainment experiences. Based in Westminster, Colorado, Deck Nine is best known for its work on the recent games in the award-winning Life is Strange series, published by Square Enix.
This company’s titles include Life Is Strange: True Colors, Life Is Strange: Before the Storm, and Life Is Strange: Remastered Collection. Deck Nine’s team of developers have won awards for their work in films, TV, and video games.
Telltale is an independent developer and publisher of both original and licensed IP games for every major interactive platform and is a pioneer of narrative games and episodic delivery.
The Telltale brand, assets, and various IP are now owned by LCG Entertainment, operating and marketing games under the Telltale name. LCG Entertainment is a privately held company, headquartered in Malibu with offices in Corte Madera, California.
In 2015, Alcon Entertainment created the subdivision Alcon Television Group, whose projects include hit sci-fi series The Expanse, a critically-acclaimed space thriller, and the animated children’s series Pete the Cat, a co-production with Amazon Studios based on the best-selling children’s book series.
Alcon Television recently announced the live-action series Blade Runner 2099 with Prime Video.