The game application will be purchasable for $2.99 and include Episode 1 of Life is Strange. Episodes 2 and 3 will be available the same day as in-app purchases, and Episodes 4 and 5 will launch in early 2018. A Season Pass containing Episodes 2 to 5 can also be purchased to save 10 percent versus the price of buying each episode individually.
Here is an overview of the game, via its App Store page:
Life Is Strange is a five part episodic game that sets out to revolutionize story-based choice and consequence games by allowing the player to rewind time and affect the past, present, and future.
Follow the story of Max Caulfield, a photography senior who discovers she can rewind time while saving her best friend Chloe Price.
The pair soon find themselves investigating the mysterious disappearance of fellow student Rachel Amber, uncovering a dark side to life in Arcadia Bay. Meanwhile, Max must quickly learn that changing the past can sometimes lead to a devastating future.
- A beautifully written modern adventure game;
- Rewind time to change the course of events;
- Multiple endings depending on the choices you make;
- Striking, hand-painted visuals;
- Distinct, licensed indie soundtrack featuring Alt-J, Foals, Angus & Julia Stone, Jose Gonzales and more.
Exclusively on mobile, the game comes with Life is Strange iMessage stickers. Additionally, you can share your progress and compare your own story choices one on one with Facebook Friends.
Update 12:05 p.m.: Watch the iOS version announcement trailer below.